What happens when you die? Is there an intermediate state? What does the bible teach about the dead before resurrection? These questions are important for our study of the kingdom of God. If you go straight to heaven when you die, you’re not going to care very much about what happens when Jesus returns. You[…]
What do you think happens when people die? Do they go to heaven, purgatory, hell, reincarnate, or sleep in the grave until resurrection? Watch this video to see more.
The best chapter on resurrection in the bible is 1 Corinthians 15. In it, the Apostle Paul masterfully lays out the Christian position on resurrection while overcoming common objections in the culture. As it turns out, people living in Corinth thought the idea of resurrection seemed real bizarre. Looking at tombstone inscriptions, Plato’s Phaedo, and[…]
Check out Dustin Smith’s Ten Minute Truth Talk for a short, funny, and informative account on what the bible teaches about where persons go when they die. In his presentation he puts forward the doctrine called “the sleep of the dead,” which teaches the dead are unconscious until the resurrection when Jesus returns.