Bible verses about "death and dying" | Whiston

John 5:28-29

28 Marvel not at this; for the hour cometh in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice. 29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that do evil, unto the resurrection of condemnation.

Matthew 10:28

28 And fear not them who kill the body, but are nor able to kill the soul: but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Luke 23:43

43 But Jesus answered and said unto him, that rebuked [the other,] Be of good courage, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

John 14:3

3 And if I shall go to prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto my self, that where I am, ye may be also.

1 Corinthians 15:51-54

51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall all arise again, but we shall not all be changed, 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, (for the trumpet shall sound) and the dead shall arise incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal put on immortality. 54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

2 Corinthians 5:6-8

6 Therefore [we] are always confident, knowing that whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from God. 7 For we walk by faith, not by sight. 8 We are confident, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with God.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

13 But we would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them who are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others who have no hope. 14 For if we believe that Jesus died, and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus, will God bring with him. 15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord, shall not prevent them who are asleep. 16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: 17 Then we which are alive, and remain, shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. 18 Wherefore, comfort one another with these words.

John 3:16

16 For God hath so loved the world, that he hath given his only begotten Son, that every one who believeth on him, should not perish, but have eternal life.

John 11:25

25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth on me, though he were dead, yet shall he live;

John 14:1-3

1 And he said to his disciples, Let not your heart be troubled: Believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Fathers house are many mansions, But if not I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I shall go to prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto my self, that where I am, ye may be also.

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