Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Strictly for the Hard Core: What Happens When We Die?

This is a revision of a research paper I wrote. I chose the topic after a Christian friend passed away, which caused me to think on questions such as: Since death is the punishment for sin, and God has forgiven the believer's sin, then why does a believer still die? Is death any different for the believer?

This short paper summarizes the thinking of some the great church minds including Augustine, John Calvin, William Shedd, and Norman Geisler on the origin of death, the difference between physical and spiritual death, and why the believer need not fear death.