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SCHOOL of THEOLOGY => Religion & Theology => Topic started by: Stan on February 10, 2016, 12:57:26 PM

Title: Theology of what happens when a person dies..
Post by: Stan on February 10, 2016, 12:57:26 PM
I challenge the popular one that says you go to Abrahams bosom.. without an exit plan.
Title: Re: Theology of what happens when a person dies..
Post by: Quasar on February 23, 2016, 10:36:13 AM
Hello Stan,

Reference to the parable Jesus made in Lk.16:19-31, before He shed His blood and died on the cross; about Lazarus going to the bosom of Abraham in hell, and the rich man going to hell, with a wide chasm between them, is a perfect profile of OT Sheol.

Because it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins, as recorded in Heb.10:4, confirming Rom.3:25-26.  During OT times, no one went to heaven, except Enoch and Elijah.

Following Jesus shed blood and death on the cross, after the advent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, recorded in Acts 2:1-3, that all changed, as recorded in 2 Cor.5:8, and everyone who ever believed in Jesus from that time to the present day, go to be with Jesus in heaven.  Which is confirmed in 1 Thess.4:14, when all the "sleepers" those who previously died in Christ, are seen [prophetically] returning with Him from heaven, when He comes to rapture His Church, in verse 16.  From where He will take all believers with Him to heaven, as recorded in verse 17 and in Jn.14:2-3, 28.


Quasar
Title: Re: Theology of what happens when a person dies..
Post by: Alter2Ego on December 25, 2018, 04:23:15 PM
I challenge the popular one that says you go to Abrahams bosom.. without an exit plan.

Stan:

The use of the expression "Abraham's bosom," was part of a parable/illustration given by Jesus.  Specifically, the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.

To answer the question that is the title of your thread: "What happens when a person dies," based upon scripture, the dead remain unconscious until such time they are resurrected.

Alter2ego
Title: Re: Theology of what happens when a person dies..
Post by: me again on December 27, 2018, 11:10:58 AM
The use of the expression "Abraham's bosom," was part of a parable/illustration given by Jesus.  Specifically, the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.

"Abraham's bosom" is a term similar to Abel's blood "crying out from the ground." Neither term is to be taken literally. The first term is one of endearment.

To answer the question that is the title of your thread: "What happens when a person dies," based upon scripture, the dead remain unconscious until such time they are resurrected.

Alter2ego

When this atheist-writer died, this writer found himself conscious and at the entrance of hell. When you die, you too will be conscious, either in heaven or in hell.