By Mark Hitchcock
Four thousand years in the past, amid tragic soreness and loss of life, task requested the query of the a while: "If a guy dies, will he dwell again?" because the sunrise of heritage, the topic of demise and the afterlife has been the good query of human lifestyles. it is a topic that everybody wonders approximately. What lies in the back of the veil of loss of life? Is there rather existence after demise? Is there a spot referred to as hell? This small but power-packed booklet solutions, in a truly basic, reader-friendly structure, all of the most-asked questions traditional humans have approximately loss of life, near-death reports, cremation, purgatory, hell, heaven, and our destiny our bodies. you can be surprised at what awaits us past the grave.
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The Apocrypha is a collection of fifteen books written during the intertestamental period (the time between the Old and New Testaments) that is included in the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox Bibles, but is excluded from Protestant Bibles. In context, the 2 Maccabees passage refers to the actions of a Jewish hero named Judas Maccabeus, and some of his soldiers after a battle. The text says: On the next day, as by that time it had become necessary, Judas and his men went to take up the bodies of the fallen and to bring them back to lie with their kinsman in the sepulchers of their fathers.
The king, however, was always too busy to read them. When the king was very old, he again called the scholars to the palace and asked them to give him a summary of their findings. The leader of the group said, “Man was born, he suffered, he died. ” There's a lot of truth in that summary. But it's not complete. What about after “he died”? Death is not the end of man's history. Death in the Bible always means separation, never annihilation or cessation of existence. In the Garden of Eden, remember, God told Adam that the day he ate of the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil he would surely die (Genesis 2:17).
At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores and longing to eat what fell from the rich mans table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores. “The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abrahams side. The rich man also died and was buried. In hell [hades], where he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side. So he called to him, 'Father Abraham, have pity on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this fire/ “But Abraham replied, 'Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, while Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here and you are in agony.