Randy Alcorn's Blog: death

Five Reminders As We Serve the Dying and Their Families

By Joel Woodard | March 6, 2017
Before I started Eternal Perspective Ministries, I served as a pastor for 14 years. When I was in the ministry, I found myself spending a great deal of time ministering to dying people and comforting their families. People look to pastors for guidance, help, and perspective during difficult times of life.

Death: The Last Enemy, and Our Deliverer

By Randy Alcorn | December 30, 2016
On the one hand, the Bible calls death “the last enemy” (1 Corinthians 15:26). On the other hand, for the person whose faith and actions have prepared him for it, death is a deliverer, casting off the burdens of a hostile world and ushering him into the world for which he was made.

Do We Get a Second Chance After Death?

By Randy Alcorn | April 27, 2015
In this video, EPM’s Julia (Stager) Mayo talks about whether or not the Bible teaches that we get a second chance to believe in Jesus after death. This five minute video is well worth watching and sharing.

Going to the Party

By Randy Alcorn | March 27, 2015
Imagine someone takes you to a party. You see a few friends there, enjoy a couple of good conversations, a little laughter, and some decent appetizers. 

Do We "Go to Sleep" When We Die?

By Randy Alcorn | March 25, 2015
Some sincere Christians believe in “soul sleep,” the idea that when we die we lose consciousness until the resurrection. 

Through Heaven's Doorway

By Randy Alcorn | July 21, 2014
When five-year-old Emily Kimball was hospitalized and heard she was going to die, she started to cry. Even though she loved Jesus and wanted to be with him, she didn’t want to leave her family behind.