WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT:

THE DEAD

                        

1. The dead do not know anything. Eccl. 9:5

2. The dead are "asleep" in the grave until the resurrection. 2Sam. 7:12; Job. 7:21; Job14:12; Ps. 13:3.

3. The dead are in the grave. Gen. 37:35; 1Sam. 2:6; 2Chron. 34::28; Job. 14:13; John 11:17.

4. The dead cannot praise God. Ps. 115:17.

5. The dead will be resurrected when Jesus comes. 1Thes. 4:16; Dan. 12:2; Job 14:14, 15; 1Cor. 15:52.

6. The wicked dead will be burnt up forever, and will cease to exist. John 3:16; Rom. 6:23; Rev. 20:14; 21:8.

7. The dead do not live when they die; otherwise they would be immortal. Only God is immortal. 1Tim. 6:16.

8. The righteous dead will be made immortal at the resurrection. Rom. 2:6, 7; 1Cor. 15:53, 54; 2Tim. 1:10.

9. In Godís new earth there will be no dying there. Rev. 21:3, 4.

10. The choice is ours to choose eternal life or eternal death. Eze. 18:31; 33:11.

 

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