Explain the 1st and 2nd resurrections. (United States)

Jesus was the first to receive immortality. Immortality means life that needs nothing to exist forever. It is death-proof. God used his mighty power to give Jesus this gift. Ephesians 1:19-20, “the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when [...]

Revelation 19:9, "Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” If Christians are the bride, then who are the guests?

Throughout the gospel age, two classes are being developed that will receive a spirit resurrection in heaven. The first is the bride class, also referred to as “the little flock,” “the faithful,” “the wise virgins,” “the body of Christ,” “the spiritual house,” and “144,000.” (Revelation 21:9; Luke 12:32; Revelation 17:14; Matthew 25:8-10; Ephesians 1:22, 23; [...]

Can you tell me about the two paths?

Actually, the Bible talks about three paths: the narrow way, the broadway, and the highway of holiness. ​ The Narrow Way leads to immortality in heaven. “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.” Matthew 7:14. This is the high calling to heaven. [...]

Would we know if a person is or is not in heaven?

Short answer: Yes! Discussion: When Jesus took Adam’s death penalty upon Himself, every single person was guaranteed a resurrection. Romans 5:18 (NIV), “just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people.” ​ Again, John 5:28, “…the hour is coming in which all [...]

Will everyone who goes to heaven be around the same age?

Summary: The question of a person’s earthly age and appearance really does not apply to the spirit body. In the resurrection of the Church class, our divine bodies will look nothing like our earthly bodies. We cannot even comprehend what the divine body is like. As the Apostle John wrote, “… it has not yet [...]

Why were reincarnation beliefs removed from the scripture?

Reincarnation was never taught in the Bible.  God's doctrine of resurrection is far superior to reincarnation. Every precious human being is unique and will be resurrected in Christ's kingdom on earth. "All that are in their graves will hear His voice and come forth," John 5:28. Because everyone will be resurrected with his specific body [...]

How can we say this is My First Birth? Is there a chance that we might to Born before and because of our Unfulfilled Karma we are back? What does the Bible say?

When God created Adam, God first formed Adam’s body, then breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. Adam became a living soul. (Genesis 2:7) He did not receive a soul. Additionally, souls die - they are not immortal. “The soul that sins, it shall die,” Ezekiel 18:4. The Bible does not teach transmigration of [...]

If Moses killed a person, and is believed to be with God now, is there any truth that even people with sins will sit with our GOD?

Will murderers be with God in heaven? Heaven is only a reward for faithful Christians. 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 (NET), “Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived!… Some of you once lived this way. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in [...]