Category Archives: Eternal life

Why desire of heaven?

Think about it. Christ went into heaven itself to appear in the presence of God for us. Continue reading

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Deeply acquainted with your death

Are you dancing lightly on the surface of the earth and ready to leave at a moment’s notice? Continue reading

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Profession vs. Possession of Salvation

It is questionable whether anyone who reasons, `Now that I am a Christian, I can live as I please’, has really been converted. Continue reading

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Do people in heaven exist as disembodied spirits?

If someone who knows Jesus Christ as Savior dies today, she goes directly to heaven. She leaves her physical body on earth until the resurrection. But will she exist as a disembodied spirit throughout the intermediate time between death and resurrection? Continue reading

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What should we think about hell?

The variety of themes that converge about final judgment provide excellent material for small group discussion or even a theology class. Continue reading

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Eternal significance of good works

What is the eternal significance to our earthly lives?  Continue reading

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You will be resurrected

How final is death? Should we expect to be resurrected? Continue reading

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Inspired by a dear friend

At his memorial gathering, I summarized Mark’s life with seven vignettes that characterized my dear friend. Consider and be motivated by each one. Continue reading

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Is salvation eternally secure?

Are you equipped to explain eternal salvation? Is it possible to lose one’s salvation?

6 Resources to help you help others. Continue reading

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Why doesn’t God decree what He desires?

Remember these truths… Continue reading

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