The Day of Eternity

Text: 2 Peter 3:18 This is the seventh in a series of lessons examining some great days in history – not in secular history, but days of spiritual importance. In this seventh lesson, we’re going to be discussing the day of eternity and what happens after life on earth is over. The Background The world will be […]

Euphemisms for Death

Text: Ecclesiastes 7:1-2 The Bible uses several expressions (euphemisms) for death. A euphemism is a milder word/phrase used in place of a stronger one. The euphemisms for death used in the Bible teach us some lessons. We would do well to take them to heart. Going the Way of All the Earth (1 Kings 2:1-2) […]

What Happens After Death?

Text: Job 14:14 Is there life after death? Many say ‘no’ – they believe that our existence here is all there is. But we say ‘yes’ – there is life after death. But what happens after death? In this lesson, we will consider some various theories people have about the afterlife and will compare these […]

Blessed Are the Dead Who Die in the Lord

Text: Revelation 14:13 When a faithful child of God passes away, this verse is often used to comfort those who are grieving. But it is important to understand why these individuals are blessed. They Are Blessed Because They Have Died in the Lord In one sense, we might say that all who have died are […]

To Live is Christ, To Die is Gain

Text: Philippians 1:21-24 To Live is Christ Similar point in Galatians 2:20 We must be crucified with Christ (Romans 6:3-6) Fruitful labor (Philippians 1:22) Help others (Philippians 1:24) Live worthy of the gospel (Philippians 1:27) To Die is Gain Nothing wrong with enjoying the blessings of this life (Ecclesiastes 11:8) — but keep things in […]

Who Will Go To Heaven?

Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 Judgment Belongs to the Lord He will judge perfectly (Psalm 19:9) He will judge righteously (Psalm 19:9) He will judge fairly (Acts 10:34-35) He will judge according to His divine standard (John 12:48) Not All Will Be Saved (Matthew 7:13-14) Who Will Be Lost? Those who do not know God (2 […]

Singing in Heaven

Those in heaven are depicted as singing to God (Revelation 5:9; 14:3) Singing is the only act done in assembly that will also be done in heaven Lord’s Supper only to be done until the Lord returns Giving unnecessary — no more work to have to give to support; no more need Prayer unnecessary — […]