9 - What Happens When People Die?



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Study Questions

1. When a man dies, where does he go? Job 21:32   

2. The wicked are reserved there until they will be brought forth to what? Job 21:30  

“So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.” Job 14:12.

3. Job said he would wait in the grave until what came? Job 14:13, 14  

“We shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.” 1 Corinthians 15:51, 52.

4. At what event will they that are Christ’s be made alive? 1 Corinthians 15:22, 23   

5. Has David already gone to heaven? Acts 2:34   

6. Where is David now? Acts 2:29   

7. What has become of him? Acts 13:36       

8. How will God awaken the dead? 1 Thessalonians 4:16  

“And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds.” Matthew 24:31.

9. Until then, where do the dead wait? Job 17:13   

10. Where did Jesus say the dead are? John 5:28   

11. What words did Jesus use to say that his friend was dead? John 11:11   

12. How did David refer to his death? Psalm 13:3   

13. What words did Paul use to say that some of those who saw Jesus were now dead? 1 Corinthians 15:6   

14. If there were no resurrection, what would happen to all who have fallen asleep? 1 Corinthians 15:18   

15. When Jesus awoke from death, how did He say that He had not yet been to heaven? John 20:17   

16. How much does a dead man know? Ecclesiastes 9:5   

17. What happens to his feelings and emotions? Ecclesiastes 9:6   

18. What happens to all his thoughts? Psalm 146:4   

19. What can we do while we are alive? Psalm 146:2   

20. Can dead people praise the Lord? Psalm 115:17  

“The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day.” Isaiah 38:19.

21. Can the dead thank God or even remember Him? Psalm 6:5   

22. Why will many people perish? 2 Thessalonians 2:10   

23. If we haven’t learned to love the truth while we are alive, can we get it in the grave? Isaiah 38:18       

24. How then should we use the short time in which we are alive? Ecclesiastes 9:10   

25. Why is it so important to do it now? Ecclesiastes 9:10  


In the Light of God’s Word...

  • I understand that the dead are unconscious in the grave, awaiting either the resurrection of life or the resurrection of damnation.


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