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What does Scripture Say About Life After Death, Part 2

Yesterday I shared part 1 on this topic, so if you haven't read that you might want to go back to that first before diving into part 2. The Theme of this teaching came from a question I was asked a couple of months ago.  This person wanted to hear some teaching on life after death - what happens when we die?  Where do we go?  What happens?  All good questions that I began to explore yesterday and will finish today. I ended yesterday with this paragraph:  " We have the hope of a physical resurrection…but that creates all sorts of other questions, such as what will look like?, and be able to do? and will we see things on earth, etc…? Here's where we begin today:     What happens to us after death? Do you remember the story of Lazarus’ death and Jesus raising him from the dead? John 11:17 (ESV) 17  Now when Jesus came, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. John 11:20-26 (ESV) 20  So when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she

What Does Scripture Say About Life After Death? Part 1

This last Sunday I taught on "What scripture says about Life After Death".  I loved it.  Diving into the topic was a great reminder of the promises of Scripture concerning Eternity.   This teaching is a part of a summer long series we entitled "POTPOURRI" because it was based on a series of questions, or requests, made by people in our fellowship who wanted to hear a teaching on a topic, or passage of interest.  It's been a little of this, a little of that...and hence a Potpourri of things. Here's part 1 of this teaching on Life after death.  I'll post more soon (maybe even tomorrow :) The person who asked me to do this said, "We seem to address this at funerals, but most people aren't thinking a lot of what is being said about what is going on; rather the something that is happening is happening in another existence.  I'd like to hear about this at a timie other than a funeral."    Heaven is the place we talk about, but we oft