Additional Resources for Death... Then What?
Use these additional resources to supplement your study on this topic. Because of the Internet's changing nature, a link may modify or get deleted. If you discover a bad link in the list below, please contact us!
Our Marvelous Bodies
Reed Lessing reminds us to respect our bodies because they are a marvel of God's engineering.
Alcor is a cryonics company using a deep-freezing technology. This technology is applied to the bodies of people who have just died in the hope that future scientific advances can revive them.
Dancing with Death (A Doctor Looks at Death)
A physician offers his thoughts on medicine, religion, politics, pets, and passion in life.
The Roots of Reincarnation
A few words on reincarnation in Eastern religions, comparative religions, and modern thinking
Thinking about Your Funeral
Jonathan Watt explains the purpose of a Christian funeral service and how you can work with your pastor to give your family and friends one final testimony of your faith in Jesus Christ.
The Five Stages of Grief
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler guide us through the five stages of grief.
Here are a few Frequently Asked Questions about Heaven and Hell.
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Myths about Death: Why Easter Matters
Jared Melius discusses several common myths people hold about death.
A Statement on Death, Resurrection, and Immortality
Here's a report from the LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations discussing Christian concepts of soul, death, and life after death. To properly download the PDF to your computer, right-click on the "right-click to download" button and select "Save Target As ...*", then choose a location to save the file to your computer.
Paul's Use of Sleep Imagery
Piotr Malysz discusses images of sleep that Paul used to refer to death and other subjects.
A Heavenly Reunion
Can the story of 33 trapped miners in Chile remind us of life after death?
Yes, Virginia! There Are Angels
Rose Adle offers a few words about angels.
Help to Those Who Grieve
Here you will find several PDFs dealing with grief that you can download and explore further.
Christ in Death, Christ in Life
Dean Nadasdy tells of a 15-year-old girl and what she has learned from her father's death.
Through the Shadowlands - A Christian Handbook on Death and Life
Harold Senkbeil describes how God's church comforts the dying and their loved ones before, during, and after death and burial.
Angry with God
This article explores why we get angry at God and provides Scripture's answer to that anger.
Reservations about the Resurrection?
Paul Maier speaks about the alleged contradictions in the resurrection accounts given in the four Gospels.
Mysteries and Realities of Resurrection
This article considers the account in Matthew 27:52-53, concerning those people who came to life after Jesus' resurrection and what happened to them.
Concerning the Resurrection Body
J. T. Mueller examines what God says about our resurrected body in 1 Corinthians 15:35-49.
Seven Stanzas for Easter
John Updike wrote this poem for a contest at Clifton Lutheran Church in Marblehead, Massachusetts, where he reminds us why it's important to remember that Jesus' death and resurrection are a real, physical, historical event.