At several points in our study,
we look at misunderstood truth about death. Some Bible verses seem to contradict
others. When we understand them clearly, all teach the same beautiful plan
"And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them." (Rev. 14:13)
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Beyond grief – dealing with the loss of a loved one
Terms "everlasting" and "forever" relative to the lake of fire.
Hell or the final fate of the wicked / More on "forever" / Fire not quenched
The rich man and Lazarus / Greek philosophy / purgatory
Separation of soul and body / Death as a sleep
Persecutors can kill the body but not the soul. (Matt. 10:28 and note).
Absent from the body and at home with the Lord
Spirits in prison visited by Christ
The dead know nothing (An examination of the verse in context)
The spirit that returns to God
Souls under the altar (5th seal); and Body & soul destroyed in hell
The rapture compared to Bible descriptions of Christ's return.
The rapture (a link outside of this commentary)
Death and resurrection clarified by Jude
Does what we believe matter? That angel may be a demon
Meaning of immortality. Victory over death and hades (1 Cor. 15)