So what does the Bible say about death and the afterlife? Scripture commonly refers to the judgment we will face at death determining whether we will spend the afterlife in heaven or hell. The Bible reminds us to live a life of righteousness, following the word of God, in order to achieve our place
So what does the Bible say about death and the afterlife? Scripture commonly refers to the judgment we will face at death determining whether we will spend the afterlife in heaven or hell. The Bible reminds us to live a life of righteousness, following the word of God, in order to achieve our place in the eternal paradise of heaven. Discover these essential scripture quotes relating to death and encouragement to act in a virtuous manner to cope with the existential dread of our mortality.
If it is our delight to praise the Lord while we live, we shall certainly praise him to all eternity. With this glorious prospect before us, how low do worldly pursuits seem! There is a Son of man in whom there is help, even him who is also the Son of God, who will not fail those that trust in him. But all other sons of men are like the man from whom they sprung, who, being in honour, did not abide. God has given the earth to the children of men, but there is great striving about it. Yet, after a while, no part of the earth will be their own, except that in which their dead bodies are laid. And when man returns to his earth, in that very day all his plans and designs vanish and are gone: what then comes of expectations from him
Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?
1 Corinthians 15:51,57 Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality. When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.” “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting.
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.
before the dust returns to the ground from which it came, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
John 11:25-26. Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me .