John 3:3, “Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” The word “born” is Strong’s Greek word G1080, “genná?,” and should here be translated “begotten.” “I say [...]
When we pass away, does God come to the house to collect us? What happens to the other part that is reborn? (United States)
What is the soul? The Bible tells us what the soul is. We read, "And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living soul." (Genesis 2:7.) [...]
Will paradise take place on this Earth? If yes, why did Jesus say I'm going to prepare a place for you as he ascended to heaven? (Zambia)
Summary: There are two distinct resurrections promised in the Bible. To “rightly divide the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15), we need to keep the promises to these two groups distinct. Faithful Christians will receive a spirit resurrection with Jesus. This is the first [...]
What are some good Bible verses to read in the time of a loss of a loved one – from the Old and New Testaments? (United States)
Psalm 69:16: “Hear me O LORD, for thy lovingkindness is good; turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.” (KJV) Psalm 147:3 “He healeth the broken in heart and bindeth up their wounds.” (KJV) John 14:27: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I [...]
What is the ultimate goal of every human being, i.e. what is our purpose of existence ultimately? (Ghana)
Summary: Jesus taught our ultimate purpose to be, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, You shalt love [...]
Jesus died for everyone. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son,….” John 3:16 (NKJV). Hitler and every human being were redeemed when Jesus died on the cross. “As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall [...]
Please explain Isaiah 27:1-3 and does Isaiah 26:19 represent the lockdown that people are facing today?
Summary: No, it really has nothing to do with the present lockdown. Isaiah 27:1-3 and Isaiah 26:19 are prophecies about how God will finally destroy Satan and the incorrigible, and how He will resurrect mankind and restore Israel to be His blesser nation. God [...]
The Lord God, Yahweh, our creator, long ago purposed a family of beings to be taken from among mankind. These saints would be tested, proven, faithful, and ultimately be rewarded with His own divine nature, immortality. This family of immortal beings would be His [...]
Eternity refers to time, time with no end. God is the only being Who has no beginning and no end, so He is the epitome of eternity. People (not the Bride of Christ) who are resurrected in the Kingdom will have an opportunity to [...]
What does the Bible say about the 2nd resurrection (general resurrection)? I'm given to understand that all will rise, my question is; what does the Bible say about when we rise, will we be made as new again or will we still remember our past lives including family and friends? If we are made anew and don't have any memories of the past life, how will we be judged if we don't have those memories? Many thanks, I look forward to the response and I am grateful for your app! (South Africa)
Summary: If the human race could not remember their past lives, it would be fruitless to resurrect them. They would only fail to obey again. Their memories with sin will teach them “to love righteousness and hate wickedness.” Psalm 45:7 Discussion: 1 Corinthians 15:22-25 [...]
Summary: To receive a heavenly resurrection, a person must accept Christ as his Savior, deny his own will to obey God’s will, and be faithful to the heavenly calling. Discussion: The Old Testament offered a promise of earthly, eternal life to anyone who could [...]
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 [...]
Is there a difference between going to heaven immediately upon death and the saints being called up from their graves on the resurrection day? (United States)
1 Corinthians 15:51, 52, describes the two parts of the resurrection of the saints. “We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at [during] the last trump.” The “last trump” is the [...]
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.” [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Did the saints who died in the Old Testament rise after Jesus' resurrection or will they rise after he returns?
The scriptures say that all the saints that die before the second presence of Christ will remain in the grave until his return. (I Thessalonians 4:16) The order of resurrection is also spoken of as the sounding of the last trumpet when the dead [...]
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 [...]
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," [...]
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 [...]