Adam’s sin brought death to the whole human race. There are a few exceptions to this. Enoch and Elijah never experienced death and all believers who are alive when the rapture takes place will never die, but for most who have ever lived life ends with death.
Everyone who has died or who will die in the future will be resurrected.
Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voiceand come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment. (John 5:28-29)
But what will it be like between death and resurrection? Most Christians believe the dead will continue to exist in a state of consciousness but some believe they are be in a state of soul sleep and not aware of anything that is going on. Read the rest of this entry
One of the criminals who was being crucified with Jesus repented of his sin and asked Jesus to remember him. Jesus made this promise to him:
And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”
He was telling him that the two of them would be together in Paradise that same day. Or was he? Read the rest of this entry