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Please explain 2 Corinthians 5:1-10

2 Cor 5:1  For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.  The tent Paul is speaking of, is our mortal body.  When we die, our mortal body is destroyed.  We will sleep in […]

What problems will come on judgement day?

On judgment day, there will not be problems for the faithful.  It will be a time of joy and happiness — the time of the resurrection when the faithful will be given the gift of eternal life.  Isaiah 35:4 Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come […]

Did Jesus have an immortal soul?

Firstly, “soul” just means “living being”, so people do not have souls, they are living souls. See How is “soul” used in the Bible?. Secondly, Jesus died, so he clearly was not immortal, or he did not die.  See Was Jesus really dead for three days? “I was dead” (Revelation 1:18) The Lord Jesus was […]

If angels have no free will, they are robots; if they have free will, why wouldn’t they be able to sin?

All our temptations come from the natural instinct of independent biological organisms to self-optimize; that is, to improve their standard of living, to reproduce, and to take steps to survive (Genesis 3:6, Romans 7:23, James 1:14). Angels are not biological organisms (in the sense that they are not made of fallible biological material like we […]

Why is healing needed in the body?

In God’s plan there will be a time in the future when his faithful people will be made immortal and there will be no need for their bodies to be healed because they will never be sick. At the present time, however, our bodies suffer from illness and disease and injury, and it is one […]

Will immortal saints be able to sin?

Death is a consequence of sin (Romans 6:23), so it is impossible to be immortal and then to sin. When people are made immortal they will share in God’s ‘divine nature’; 2 Peter 1:4 says: … he [God] has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers […]

What kind of bodies will we have in the kingdom?

Those who are made immortal at the return of Jesus will be given a body like that of Jesus: The Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. (Philippians 3:20-21 NIV) We know […]