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Life and Death

Life

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.

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”?

Death

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?

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.

Is Our Time to Die Predetermined?

Why does the Bible say that there is “a time to die”?

Heaven and Hell

What Is Heaven?

As used in the Bible, this word has three basic meanings.

Who Go to Heaven?

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

What Is Hell? Is It a Place of Eternal Torment?

Are the wicked punished in a fiery hell? Is it the penalty for sin? Read Scriptural answers to these questions.

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?

Is Purgatory Mentioned in the Bible?

The origin of this teaching might surprise you.

Hope for the Dead

What Is the Resurrection?

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

Does the Bible Teach Reincarnation?

What happens to a person at death?