The view that a person holds about the afterlife is bound to affect the value given to this current life. Christian beliefs about life after death are based on the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Which part of a human is immortal?
What is the soul?
The spiritual aspect of a being that connects someone to God
What is the best description of heaven from the definitions below?
Eternal life without God
Eternal life with God
Where the body goes after death
What is the basis for the Christian belief in an afterlife?
Jesus was born in a stable
Jesus died on a cross
Jesus was resurrected from the dead
What is Heaven?
A state of eternal happiness with God
A state of endless suffering away from God
Coming back to live again on Earth
Why is the Day of Judgement important for Christians?
On this day it will be decided whether Jesus lives or dies
On this day it will decided where a person will go for all eternity based on past actions and faithfulness
On this day will be shown that God does not love people
Which Christians believe in Purgatory?
All Christians except Roman Catholics
Mostly Roman Catholics
How can Christians get to Heaven?
By believing in God, praying and doing good works
By donating money to the church
By rejecting God
What is the focus of Christian death rites?
The resurrection of Jesus and the promise of eternal life for all believers
Remembering the life of the person
Burying the body
What is the message of the parable of the Sheep and Goats?
Good and bad will be separated after death
How Jesus healed the sick
All life is sacred