Do you wonder what happens when you die? If so, you’ll love these short, inspirational explanations of the Bible’s most encouraging teachings about heaven. Trusted Bible teacher Ron Rhodes combines his rock-solid scriptural insight with illustrations from leaders throughout church history.
Each chapter is short enough to read in one sitting and zeroes in on a single encouraging truth. You will quickly find your fears and doubts replaced with confidence in these truths:
- Death is a transition into a wonderful life, not a fearful end.
- You will enjoy eternity in a wonderful new body.
- You will be reunited with Christian loved ones.
- Sin, sorrow, sickness, and pain will be no more.
- Best of all, you will enjoy face-to-face fellowship with God.
Bypassing philosophical arguments and contentious debates, this reassuring look at the clear teaching of the Bible will empower you to embrace the future with hope and joy.
|Publisher:||Harvest House Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Ron Rhodes (ThD), president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries, is heard regularly on nationwide radio and is the author of The End Times in Chronological Order, The 8 Great Debates of Bible Prophecy, and 40 Days Through Revelation. He periodically teaches at Dallas Theological Seminary and several other seminaries.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Timeless Truths About Heaven and the Afterlife 7
1 An Appointed Time to Die 9
2 Death: A Transition into the Afterlife 15
3 The Intermediate State 23
4 The Rapture: A Rendezvous with the Lord in the Air 31
5 Resurrection Bodies with "Permaflesh" 39
6 Christians at the Judgment Seat of Christ 47
7 New Heavens and a New Earth 57
8 The New Jerusalem: The Eternal City 65
9 No More Sin, Mourning, Pain, Tears, or Death 75
10 Satan and Demons Eternally Quarantined 81
11 Earthly Realities Absent in Heaven 89
12 Face-to-Face Fellowship with God 97
13 A Reunion of Christian Loved Ones 103
14 Meaningful Activities in Heaven 109
15 No Need to Fear Death 115
16 Heaven for Infants and Young Children Who Die 121
17 Assessing Personal Visits to Heaven 129
18 Unbelievers at the Great White Throne Judgment 137
19 Unbelievers and Eternal Suffering 143
20 No Second Chance After Death 151
21 Hooking Our Hope in Heaven 157