Welcome to this archived blog detailing the happenings and fruits in the All Saints Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program. Tuesday, March 16, Mystery of Life and Death The catechists are very happy this week that we have finally found someone to help us prepare the work called "The Mystery of Life and Death.
Do we really die, or do we have a soul that lives on apart from the body? Many are confused about this, and this has led to great misunderstandings about death. Does the Bible provide answers?
Death is a fearful, often traumatic event. Sometimes it is preceded by suffering, the result of the infirmities of age, disease or injury.
Often death is shocking and unexpected. Family and friends suffer the pain of loss. The Scriptures refer to death as "the last enemy" to be conquered 1 Corinthians Religions offer a variety of answers, some credible and some beyond belief.
Their explanations often contradict one another, adding to the confusion and uncertainty about what happens after death.
Some teach that people are born with immortal souls; some say people are immortal souls. Many believe that after death the soul is conscious and proceeds to a literal place or condition of bliss or torment. Others teach that upon death the soul is absorbed into a "greater consciousness.
Can we pinpoint just what death is? Are we immortal souls? Are we conscious after we die? Are we destined to go somewhere to experience some form of reward or punishment?
What is really going to happen when we die?
God personally instructed Adam and Eve, but they chose to disobey Him. God informed Adam and Eve that, because they had disobeyed Him, their lives would grow difficult and, as He had warned, they would die. Our lives are physical; we age and eventually die.
Like Adam and Eve, we eventually return to dust. Solomon made an elegantly simple but profound observation when he wrote that there is "a time to be born, and a time to die" Ecclesiastes 3: Look around the world at the example of nature.
All living processes eventually break down and cease, then the physical remains begin to decay. Solomon, after observing the cycles of life, noted that we human beings yearn for an eternal existence verse Knowing that death is inevitable, we search for a deeper meaning of life.
What is a soul?The Mystery of Death.
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Do we really die, or do we have a soul that lives on apart from the body? Many are confused about this, and this has led to great misunderstandings about death.
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