August 13th, 2018
Not Every Person Will Rest in Peace In Death
John 3:36 (KJB) He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
Many times, when people attend a funeral they leave with a false sense of security about their now deceased loved one. Perhaps they have even acquired false thinking about their own approaching death.
The true nature of physical and spiritual death can only be understood through genuinely knowing God.
It is a sad fact that many preachers commonly soothe and encourage a grieving family by telling them that their loved one is now free from pain and tears because he is residing in heaven. However, in saying this for the family’s peace and comfort, they often gloss over or ignore what the Bible plainly tells us about sin, faith, eternal life, and death.
While a statement about a loved one now residing in heaven may be true, it does not ring true
in the life of every person. Heaven is only a certainty in the future in the life of a quickened alive soul who agrees with God about the spiritual nature of sin and chooses to agree with the holiness and righteousness of God.
Any person who does not personally know God or choose to agree with Him and lives for bringing Him honor and glory reside on the opposite end of the spiritual spectrum. This kind of spiritually wayward person chooses to align himself with the god of this world and to disassociate himself from identifying with things of God.
The spiritual bottom line: If a man or woman cannot choose to profess a personal relationship with God while they are physically alive in this world, God’s wrath will abide upon him or her upon their entry into the realm of eternity.
It is true every person will appear unto God in the eternal realm. Either in sweet eternal peace and fellowship with Him. Or be spiritually present in spiritual disharmony without the presence of God and in the fires of hell forevermore.