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Life and Death


What Is the Meaning of Life?

Have you ever wondered, ‘What is the purpose of life?’ Learn how the Bible answers that question.

What Is the Will of God for My Life?

Do you need a special sign or calling to know God’s will? Find out the Bible’s answer.

How Can You Live Forever?

The Bible promises that those who do God’s will can live forever. Consider three things he wants us to do.

What Is the Soul?

Is it something inside you? Will it live on after you die?

Whose Names Are Written in “the Book of Life”?

God has promised to remember those who are faithful to him. Is your name in his “book of life”?


Why Do People Die?

The Bible’s answer to this question gives both comfort and hope.

What Happens When You Die?

Are the dead aware of what is happening around them?

How Can the Bible Help Those With Suicidal Thoughts?

What practical advice does the Bible give to someone who wants to die?

Fear of Death​—How Can You Overcome It?

Overcoming a morbid fear of death can help you to enjoy life.

Near-Death Experiences​—What Do They Not Mean?

Do they give a glimpse of the afterlife? The Bible account of Lazarus’ resurrection sheds some light on this matter.

Heaven and Hell

Who Go to Heaven?

It is a common misconception that all good people will go to heaven. What does the Bible really teach?

Is Hell Real? What Is Hell According to the Bible?

Many people believe that hell is a place of eternal torment where the wicked are punished. But is that what the Bible teaches?

Who Goes to Hell?

Is it possible for good people to go to hell? Can a person get out of hell? Will hell always exist? The Bible answers these questions.

What Is the Lake of Fire? Is It the Same as Hell or Gehenna?

Jesus has “the keys of hell,” but does he have a key to the lake of fire?

Who Were the Rich Man and Lazarus?

Does Jesus’ parable teach that good people go to heaven and bad people are tormented in hellfire?

Do Animals Go to Heaven?

There is no mention in the Bible of a heaven for pets​—and for good reason.

Hope for the Dead

What Is the Resurrection?

You might be surprised at who will be brought back to life.