Randy Alcorn's Blog: death

Why We Don’t Need to Fear the Moment of Our Death

Though as believers we know that Heaven awaits us after death, many of us still wonder about or fear the moment of death. What will it be like? Will it be frightening to experience the soul’s departure from the body?

Five Reminders As We Serve the Dying and Their Families

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

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?

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

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?

Some sincere Christians believe in “soul sleep,” the idea that when we die we lose consciousness until the resurrection.