Death and the Last Day How are death and the last day different for the believer and the unbeliever?
Question #1 What is different about the deaths of the believer and an unbeliever? What is different about the deaths of the believer and an unbeliever?
John 11:39 Ecclesiastes 12:7 Luke 16:22-23 Key Point #1 Acts 24:15 1 Corinthians 15:52b Matthew 25:41 46a Philippians 3:20-21 Key Point #2 Revelation 21:3-4 Key Point #3 the bodies of all people decay unbeliever’s body and soul suffer apart from God in a lake of fire Revelation 20:15 Philippians 1:23 believer’s body and soul live with Jesus in joy and happiness Revelation 22:20 Key Point #4 an unbeliever’s soula believer’s soul the body rises and reunites with the soul A believer’s body changes and is glorified like Jesus’ body
John 11:39 "Take away the stone," he said. "But, Lord," said Martha, the sister of the dead man, "by this time there is a bad odor, for he has been there four days."
Ecclesiastes 12:7 and the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
Luke 16:22-23 The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried. In hell, where he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side.
Acts 24:15 and I have the same hope in God as these men, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.
At death the ____ of a ______ goes to ______ and the ____ of an ________ goes to ___. Key Point #1 soul believer heaven soul unbelieverhell
Question #2 How is the resurrection different for a believer and an unbeliever?
1 Corinthians 15:52b For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.
Philippians 3:20-21 But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.
"Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. "Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life." Matthew 25:41 & 46a
Key Point #2 Each person’s ____ will ___ as a body that can never ___ again. And the _____ of _______ will be like _____ glorious body. body rise die bodies believers Jesus ’
Question #3 How will life be different for unbelievers and believers after the resurrection?
Revelation 20:15 If anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
Revelation 21:3-4 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away."
Philippians 1:23 I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far;
Revelation 22:20 He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming soon." Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.
Key Point #3 Unbelievers will live _____ from ___ in the continual pain and sorrow of ___, while _______ will live with ___ in the continual joy and happiness of ______. apart God hellbelievers God heaven
Question #4 How do we as believers look at death and the Last Day?
Key Point #4 We look ______ to _____ as our ________ to be with the ____, and we eagerly await the ____ ___ as the day when we will ____ our real _____ in ______. forwarddeath departureLord Last Day enter home heaven
What I’ve Learned At death a believer’s soul goes to be with Jesus. On the Last Day, the believer’s glorified body and soul will be united to live forever with Jesus in heaven At death a believer’s soul goes to be with Jesus. On the Last Day, the believer’s glorified body and soul will be united to live forever with Jesus in heaven