Almost every religion teaches that there is something after death, a hereafter: heaven, hell (eternal torment), purgatory (a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven), or Limbo. Other religions believe in rebirth as a different life-form. The atheist and Agnostic say that we cannot know.
When the Bible talks about the condition of the dead it presents it in five senses, (1) knowing nothing, (2) asleep like state, (3) powerless, (4) returning to the dust of the ground, (5) and awaiting a resurrection. Almost every religion teaches that there is something after death, a hereafter: heaven, hell (eternal torment), purgatory... Continue Reading →
Should You Be Afraid of Death or of People Who Have Died? People grow old, get sick, and die. Even some children die. Should you be afraid of death or of anybody who has died? Do you know what happens if we die? Will you ever see your dead loved ones again? “If a man... Continue Reading →
Ministers, pastors, elders, overseers, leaders of churches have made many comments to those who have lost their loved ones prematurely, in a car accident, natural disaster, war, and the like. They make such comments, such as, “While we grieve for the loss of Julie Sanford, we know she is the one in a better place,... Continue Reading →
In short, it was God’s intention that his first couple, Adam and Eve, were to procreate and cultivate the Garden of Eden until it covered the entire earth, filled with humans worshipping him. Genesis 1:28 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the... Continue Reading →
Death is the end of all functions of life, namely, the opposite of life. (Deut. 30:15, 19) Within Scripture, the same Hebrew words of the Old Testament and Greek words of the New Testament are used with humans, animals, and plants. (Eccles. 3:19; 9:5; John 12:24; Jude 12; Rev. 16:3) However, as we have already... Continue Reading →
Genesis 2:17 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 17 but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you shall surely die.”  Why did God warn Adam about death but not eternal hellfire? Is it justice, was God righteous for withholding eternal hellfire from... Continue Reading →