“Is burial the only option a Christian can consider?”……Answer: The Bible doesn’t give instructions on how a body should be handled after death. In the cultures of Bible times, burial in a tomb, cave, or in the ground was the common way to dispose of a human body (Genesis 23:1935:42 Chronicles 16:14Matthew 27:60-66). The most […]

A Time to Die “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted.”Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 In the first eight verses of Ecclesiastes 3 there is […]

“How do I find comfort and peace when I have lost a loved one to death?”……Losing a loved one to death is a painful experience. Jesus understood the pain of losing someone close to His heart. In the Book of John (11:1-44), we learn that Jesus lost a friend named Lazarus. Jesus was deeply moved […]

A Wake-Up Call Life after Death Series, Part 2: What is eternal death? And is it real?……By Jim Allen……Someone once said, “Earth is a place suspended somewhere between Heaven and Hell.” While some of us occasionally experience what appears to be a literal Hell on earth, the bad times eventually go away, resulting in a […]

“Where do I find the age of accountability in the Bible? What happens to babies and young children when they die?”……Answer: Frequently lost in the discussion regarding the age of accountability is the fact that children, no matter how young, are not "innocent" in the sense of being sinless. The Bible tells us that even […]

“Do mentally ill people go to heaven? Does God show mercy to those who are mentally retarded, challenged, disabled, or handicapped?”……Answer: The Bible does not specifically say whether or not mentally ill people go to heaven. However, there is some biblical evidence that anyone who is not able to make a decision for salvation is […]

“Just how narrow is the narrow gate?”……Answer: The narrow gate, also called the narrow door, is referred to by the Lord Jesus in Matthew 7:13-14 and Luke 13:23-24. He compares the narrow gate to the "broad road" which leads to destruction (hell) and says that "many" will be on that road. By contrast, Jesus says […]