"One minute after you die you will either be elated or terrified. And it will be too late to reroute your travel plans."
Death comes to all, and yet death is not the end. For some, death is the beginning of unending bliss, for others, unending despair. In this latest edition of the bestselling book One Minute After You Die, Pastor Erwin W. Lutzer weighs the Bible’s words on life after death. He considers:
Though the afterlife is shrouded in mystery, the Bible does peel back the curtain. Dr. Lutzer will help you understand what is on the other side.
May the reality of eternity quicken and comfort you today.
Introduction: Welcome to Eternity / 9
1. Attempting to Peek Behing the Curtain / 15
Channeling-- Reincarnation-- Near-Death Experiences
2. The Descent into Gloom / 29
3. The Ascent into Glory / 45
A Departure--A Restful Sleep--A Collapsing Tent--A Sailing Ship--A Permanent Home--Good Grief
4. Welcome! You Have Arrived! / 63
Your Personality--Your Intermediate State--Your Resurrection Body--The Death of Infants--Our Enemy, Our Friend
5. Living in the New Jerusalem / 83
The Size of the City--The Materials of the City--Our New Occupation--Our New Family--A New Order of Reality
6. When Hades Is Thrown into Hell / 101
Reasons to Disbelieve--Alternate Teachings--The Justice of God--Greek Words for Hell--Characteristics of Hell
7. When the Curtain Opens for You / 123
Death by Suicide--Faith in God's Providence--A Lesson in How to Die
8. Knowing Today Where You Will Be Tomorrow / 143
What God Requires--Making Sure