Heaven, Hell & the Afterlife

I Believe in the Resurrection of the Body

By R. L. Wilson / April 20, 2020

The apostle Paul explains the importance of believing in the resurrection of the body. Now, sometimes he can be hard to follow, but do your best: Now if Christ is…

What Will Christians Do in Heaven?

By Ricky Bailey / May 22, 2019

Not only will heaven be a physical place – a renewed earth (Acts 3:21) – but we will also inhabit it with physical bodies. Just as Jesus resurrected with a physical, glorified body, so will we (1 Corinthians 15:12-57). The Bible even describes what life in the eternal heaven will be like in our physical bodies

Do Infants Who Die Go to Heaven?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / September 17, 2018

People often wonder what happens to young children, infants, aborted children, or children who die in miscarriage when they pass away. What does the Bible teach about the afterlife of children in such situations?

Do We Go Directly to Heaven When We Die?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / September 17, 2018

When We Die in Christ, Do We Go Directly to Heaven? There are several passages in the New Testament which indicate just that.

Why Is Hell Eternal?

By Dr. John Weldon / July 18, 2018

First, hell is eternal because sin, though finite by itself, is primarily committed against an infinite God; the punishment must therefore also be infinite. Among men there are differences of both sin and its punishment, depending on the kind of sin and the one sinned against. It is not the same thing to tell a white lie as to murder a young child; nor is it the same thing to sin against the king or a neighbor. Threaten the life of your neighbor’s dog and it may anger your neighbor, but threaten the life of the King and it will cost you your life. Now imagine committing a sin against a God of endless, infinite holiness…

Will I Be Married in Heaven?

By John Ankerberg Show Staff / June 6, 2018

I met a woman who was recently widowed. She wanted to know whether or not she would still be married to her husband in heaven. She seemed to be very concerned about this. I am not sure why, but there are at least two possible scenarios in a situation like this…

Do All Religions Go to the Same Heaven?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / May 21, 2018

Today’s culture often suggests there are many ways to heaven. Is this true? What did Jesus teach about the way a person can reach heaven?…

Would a Loving God Send People to Hell?

By The John Ankerberg Show / January 2, 2017

Would a Loving God Send People to Hell? Dr. John Ankerberg: Erwin, people always raise the argument, “a loving God would never send anyone, or allow anyone to go to…

Heaven: A New Perspective on Life

By Dr. Gary Habermas / May 10, 2016

Contents Previous Article Heaven: A New Perspective on Life In one sense, this could be viewed as the single most important chapter in this volume. Personally, I think that the…

Will We Recognize Our Loved Ones in Heaven?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / July 30, 2015

One of our most anticipated desires for heaven is the ability to reunite with loved ones in Christ who have gone before us. What does the Bible say about our ability to recognize our loved ones in heaven?