For years, popular media has been full of representations of life after death. In some depictions, the afterlife is a place with clouds and a vague, white glow. In others, like the movie “Ghost,” those who have died remain on earth, invisible, trying to communicate with and influence their loved ones.
But what does the Bible teach? Is there really life after death? And if so, what does it look like?
On today’s program, we’ll investigate that question, and we’ll share with you a resource that will help you see it more clearly from a biblical perspective.
In Dostoevsky’s classic novel, titled: The Idiot, the central character Prince Myshkin has a gift for making simple and straightforward observations which cause some to mistake him for a simpleton. Yet profound and important ideas often turn on simple matters.
In one passage after observing someone die, Prince Myshkin asks the most straightforward yet weighty question imaginable. Looking at the body of the deceased, he asks: “Where has he gone?” This is the question of the ages.
t was Job’s question in the midst of his torment: If a man dies, shall he live again?” At some point, this question tugs at the heart of every man, woman, and child. So what is the answer?
If a man dies, shall he live again? It is the central question that Easter addresses. Dr. D. James Kennedy elaborates in his message: “Life After Death.”