What is after death?



What is beyond this life? Is there peace? Is there torment? Where did my mother go, my son, my daughter, my friend, my husband, my wife and my loved ones? Are they happy or in pains and sorrows? Will we meet again? Will they come back to me or will I go to meet them in a land of peace or torment?

The answers to these questions have been the quest, longings, and desires of all mankind, throughout all ages and generations.



Religions have no answers:



The basis of all religions is the effort, to answer what lies beyond the grave. They differ in opinions, conceptions, and doctrines. The founders of these religions are lying in the grave and not one of them ever returned to tell their followers what is beyond the grave. Beyond the grave and back:



There was one who died and rose again. He descended into the regions of departed souls, who once existed upon the earth. His name is Jesus Christ.



He alone has the answer of life beyond the grave. Such is plainly written in the holy scriptures called the bible. He declared that man is made up of body, soul, and spirit. His body returns to the dust, “From the dust thou art and unto it shall thou return” {Gen. 3}. His soul ushers out into a place of peace called paradise if his sins are forgiven him through the blood of Jesus Christ, but if he rejects the pardoning mercies of God his soul ushers out into the regions of the lost, called Hell. He awaits his judgment and is cast into the lake of fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.



Two places for the souls of men:



In the book of Luke we read of the story concerning a rich man and a beggar called Lazarus. The rich man enjoyed life upon the earth, but when he died, he opened his eyes in Hell and was in torment and cried. Lazarus died but the angels of God carried his soul into the regions of the righteous, called paradise. The rich man did not accept his pardoning grace from God, but Lazarus did and although he suffered as a beggar, he is happy now and forevermore.



After death, souls are alive elsewhere:



Scriptures prove that after death we are alive elsewhere, either in peace or in torment. There we are fully conscious, with feelings, affections, pains, sorrows, and memories of the past. The rich man remembered his seven brothers yet alive on the earth and did not desire for them to come to the place of torment. He requested that Lazarus be sent back to earth to warn them. Abraham answered and said, “They have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them”. We are to obey God’s prophets and his message through his servants, if we do not want to enter that place of torment {Luke 16:19-31}.



Regions of the lost:



Our Lord Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross and yielded up the ghost. While his body was dead he was alive somewhere else in spirit form. The bible said he was in the regions of the lost witnessing to the spirits of men that once lived upon the earth, in the days of Noah the prophet, but they were disobedient to his message of grace. They are yet awaiting their final judgment, when they will be cast into the lake of fire. {1 Peter: 3:18-20}




After death the Judgment:




When we die that is not the end of it, but after death is the judgment. {Heb: 9:27} Our spirits return back to earth. Our bodies are then resurrected and we stand before God to answer for the deeds done in the body. {Rev. 20:11-15}:



“And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books according to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.”



Funerals, all souls at peace:



Have you ever noticed in the many funerals that we have attended, none of those great religious leaders, preaching funeral services, ever concluded that the souls of the deceased went to the place of torment or hell? But on the contrary they preached saying, their souls are resting in peace. This same statement is applied to all departed souls- criminals, murderers, thieves, whoremongers, adulterers, adulteresses, fornicators, homosexuals, lesbians, drunkards, drug addicts, and whatsoever vile and wicked creatures which exist upon the earth in the form of human beings. God is a holy God. Holiness and unholiness cannot dwell together. The spirit of God is holy and the spirits of sinners are evil. They cannot dwell together, even as night and day cannot exist together, oil and water cannot mix together and the blood of animals cannot be mixed with the blood of human beings for their existence. If all these vile sinners are resting in peace, coexisting with God, then God is like one of them. It cannot be! It’s impossible!



Such doctrine has devalued the Almighty God, unto a common sinner. Therefore such philosophies are not true, but unreliable, deceitful, deceptive, invented as money-making schemes, enrichening religious leaders, elevating them to the ranks of gods and goddesses incarnated in flesh. They give false hopes to both the deceased and the bereaved families.



Money making schemes invented:



Includes payments for burial of the dead by the church, dependant upon how near the coffin of the deceased is brought to the altar. , fortieth day, Religious Ceremonies on the 3rd day, ninth day, twenty-first day and one year after the death of a loved one. These ceremonies do nothing to benefit the souls of departed men but only serve to fill the pockets of religious leaders, who bind people in prisons of deceptions for a meal ticket.



“It is appointed unto men, once to die and after this the judgment”. {Heb. 9:27} The intervention of a human being, to make amends for sins of a departed soul is not possible. All mediation must take place while the person is alive. Only one can do so on behalf of any sinner and that is Jesus Christ. He paid the price for the sins of mankind on the cross, to forgive them their sins. {St. John 3:16}



Sins are punishable by death, the Lord Jesus Christ died in place of sinners so they don’t have to die the second death, if they would believe on him, and the provision he made on the cross to forgive them for their sins. The blood of Jesus Christ represents, that a life was taken instead of your life. It was the life of God’s sinless son, Jesus Christ. To turn down such grace is to die as a sinner, and for the soul to usher into the regions of the lost like the rich man, and the men whose souls are now in prison from the days of Noah.



Religions propagate the consciousness of life after death, the blessings of the righteous and the punishments of the sinful souls of men. They are not sure since their founders never visited both places of peace and torment and returned to tell their followers the truth. Thus they teach what their founders imagined. We heard of the doctrines of purgatory, reincarnation, transmigration and even preexistence of souls. Some choose to believe when the body dies it is the end of life. They deny the existence of the soul. Such conceptions are scientifically based.



Purgatory is said to be a place of punishment of lost souls, where sinners go after death. This doctrine was formulated by the mother church, {Rev. 17} in the dark ages of history {606-1520 A.D.} and was a key factor in her gathering the wealth of the world. In 1969 investigations proved that she had168 billion dollars in solid gold. Church members paid money to the priests for centuries to deliver the souls of their loved ones from purgatory by the power of the priests, and they yet do it today by the millions.



There are no scriptures for a Purgatory. It simply does not exist. When a sinner dies his soul goes to hell, like the rich man, and awaits God’s judgment. No holy man There are no scriptures for a purgatory. It can pray him out of that place. About one billion people follow the conception, that the souls of evil men are punished for a season, thus paying for their sins, then released to enjoy a life of peace with God. Only that such a place of torment is not called purgatory. But it corresponds to the teachings of the mother church.






About two billion people believe that the souls of the departed are reincarnated, from animals back to human beings, through millions of births and deaths, according to their deeds. This teaching is wrong. God made man in his own image, the spirit of man is fashioned after the spirit of God, possessing wisdom, knowledge and understanding, that supercede the understanding of any creature upon the earth. If the spirit of man, his soul, which is the seat of man’s intelligence enters another bodily form, such a creature will display the wisdom, knowledge and understanding of a human being. Monkeys would build houses, invent aircrafts, space crafts and atomic bombs. Some of these religious leaders would attend the “Monkey’s bible school” and receive their PhD’s at the same university.



It just does not add up. Man is a far more superior creature than animals. To hold such a conception of reincarnation is to devalue the master of all spirits, Almighty God, to the lowest abominable creatures upon the earth.



To assume that man is only matter and not spirit, is to deny the existence of God, who is a spirit and father of all spirits. To conceive that a life of misery, labors, sorrows, sickness, pain, and eventually death is all that man was created to enjoy, is not even common sense. Certainly, the God that created the heavenly bodies, sun, moon, and stars and the elements of the earth, could have certainly created man to outlive these other creations, and he did make man to live forever. But sin brought death unto man, but man can once again be pardoned for his sins through Jesus Christ, and live forever, first in his soul and then his body in God’s coming kingdom upon earth {St. John 5:24}.



All the great founders of religions and religious leaders who have gone to their destiny after death, having taught contrary to truths of life after death, have a change of doctrine. If they were given the impossible privilege of returning to earth and teaching their followers, they would certainly teach what is taught here in these writings, about life after death. Since the reality of what lays beyond the grave has dawned to them in a manner that they can never deny. Repent and be baptized.{Acts:2:38} It is the only form of Christian baptism. Jesus said in (Matt: 28:19) to baptize in the NAME of the father, son and Holy Ghost, Peter understood that the name of these three titles is “JESUS CHRIST” therefore commanded he 3000 people to be baptized in that Holy name on the day of Pentecost. Unless you are baptized in that name, you are not yet baptized correctly and needs to be re-baptized even like the disciples of John (Acts Ch.19). All Christians in the bible were baptized in the name of Jesus Christ and none using the titles of father, son and Holy Ghost.



Such marvelous truth of the bible with many others were lost through out the dark ages (606 – 1520 A.D.) but was restored by the Lord Jesus through the ministry of the 7th Angel “but in the days of the voice of the seventh Angel, the mystery of God… should be finish” (Rev: 10:7 3:14).



The world is about ready, to be destroyed by fire, God has sent a final warning to all mankind, and beside the natural deaths of sinners they will usher out into hell and finally into the lake of fire except they repent.



“For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, ye, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up saith the Lord of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch” (Mal:4 :1,5:6).



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