Can a Christian be cremated on death? Does it matter?

In the Garden of Eden, after the fall, mankind was promised  “By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return.”(Genesis 3:19). The standard practice for the nation of Israel in Bible [...]

Do those who died in Chist goes to heaven immediately?

Yes, we believe the scriptures teach that all those who “die in the Lord” now have a heavenly reward immediately upon death. In 1 Corinthians 15:12-34, Paul addresses the resurrection of the church and the world of humankind in general. “For as in Adam all die, so in Christ will all be made alive.  But [...]

When I die it has been said that someone can pray me into heaven. Is that true?

First, let's consider the options the Bible offers in regard to life after death.  (All scriptures quoted are from the King James Version Bible.) If Adam had not sinned, he and his descendants could have lived for ever on a perfect earth.  After Adam received the sentence for disobeying God, "...for dust thou art, and [...]

In Revelation,what’s the meaning of The Dead Will Rise?

We are not able to find the specific reference in Revelation that uses those exact words in the King James translation, but we will assume you are referring to verses in Revelation 20: Revelation 20:5  But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. [...]

Do alcoholics go to heaven? My dad passed away last night and I am so worried about him being in the right place… He believed in God but he had addiction to alcohol.

First, may we offer to you our heartfelt sympathy over your dad’s passing. Losing a loved one is of course one of the hardest experiences we face in life, one that almost all will experience. Rest assured that the God of creation is aware of all. What you are experiencing or asking about has not [...]

If someone is sentenced to hell in the hereafter, what do you think will be the real pain or punishment that one will experience, since we then, will not have a physical body but will have a spiritual existence?

The Bible indicates there is no real pain or punishment that one will experience “in hell” because the person does not exist. It is similar to what we experience when we are asleep. The question makes a couple assumptions that address several different aspects of hell, so let’s go through each one and then go [...]