What Does The Bible Say About Near Death Experiences?


Is the Bible silent about people having near death experiences? If so, what verses are involved and if not, what can we say about these from a biblical viewpoint? An Appointment with Death The statistics on death are very impressive; the latest being that ten out of every ten will die. There is no escape clause out of this. Every single person that has lived, is living now, or will live in the future has a destiny of death for an appointed day. The only exception would be that if Christ were … [Read more...]

How To Prepare and Deliver A Sermon For A Funeral


Is there some biblical guidance for how to prepare for and deliver a sermon for a funeral? What Bible verses can we use to comfort the afflicted? Funerals: Joy and Grief Funerals can be considerably different and this depends upon whether the person has ever trusted in Christ or not. Some of the saddest funerals I have ever done are for those who we don’t know for sure if they were saved. For the Christian though, there is a much different perspective on things. They are no longer suffering or … [Read more...]

Who Killed Jesus Christ? Who is Responsible for His Death?

Who is responsible for Jesus’ death?  Was it the Romans, the Jews, all of us or someone else? Was it the Romans? Many people claim that is was the Romans who actually killed Jesus because they were the ones who crucified Him but didn’t Pontius Pilate wash his hands of the whole affair?  Pilate didn’t want to put Jesus to death.   As was the custom of the Passover, Pilate offered to release Jesus and so he intentionally found the most unworthy of all the prisoners to release; Barabbas.  He said … [Read more...]

Is There An Angel of Death in the Bible?

Is there such a thing as an Angel of Death in the Bible?  If so, is there a death angle still around today?An Angel Kills a King In Acts 12:21-23 we read that “Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people. They shouted, “This is the voice of a god, not of a man.” Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.” Here is proof of the power of angels.  The reason t … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Death? A Bible Study

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What does the Bible say about death?  What happens immediately after death?  Where do believers and unbelievers go after death?Statistics on Death Have you ever heard this?  The statistics on death are quite impressive…one out of every one die.  Death and taxes are said to be the only sure things in life but is that true?  If a person dies, do they live again?  Job asked this question (John 14:14) and he seemed certain that indeed, they will live again.  Job believed he would and said “I kno … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses For a Funeral Service

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What are some of the most comforting Bible verses to be found for a funeral?  What Scriptures can bring comfort to those who are grieving the loss of a loved one?  Here are a few of the most powerful and comforting Bible verses for a funeral service.Second Corinthians 5:8-9 “Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.  So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him.”If we fully understood what heaven was like we … [Read more...]