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life-after-death by Mind Map: life-after-death

1. paradise-hell

2. human IS soul &body

2.1. soul

2.1.1. is not immortal by itself but as gift of god

2.1.2. it is created, only god is immaterial

2.1.3. it embance the whole body

3. death

3.1. spiritual death

3.1.1. separation from god god is the real life real life is in paradise somebody can be biologically alive but spiritually dead

3.2. common death

3.2.1. separation of soul from body body is destroyed soul goes to other way of state temporal we wait the ressurection

4. soul after death

4.1. survives after death as gift of god

4.1.1. Genesis 25:4 & 25:17 & 35:29 & 49:33 & Numb 27:31 & deut 32:50 & Judith 16:22 & 1 Kings 17:21-23 & Acts 13:36

4.1.2. luke 23,43 & Mark 5:41 & Luke 8:54 & philip 1:23

4.1.3. Matthew 22:32 ? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.

4.1.4. revel 6:9-11

4.2. has consciousness

4.2.1. parable of Lazarus &rich man feels pain talks does not repent cares for his family

4.2.2. revel 6:9-11

4.2.3. revel 4:8-14

4.2.4. Hebrews 12:1

4.2.5. Matthew 17:3

4.3. not final judgment

4.3.1. Luke 16:22

4.3.2. Hebrews 9:27

4.3.3. human being must be judged as a hole being, with body and soul

4.3.4. Matthew 25:31-32 & Revelation 20:12 , acts 17:3

4.4. medium situation

4.4.1. good people feel already the paradise they live in the grace of god but still they will receive MORE

4.4.2. bad people start suffering from the separation of god can they repent? we do not know exactly if somebody was very bad probably not but how about somebody who never hear about Jesus and was good?

5. should we pray for the dead?

5.1. yes, it is our obligation

5.1.1. it is to exercise our love

5.2. ancient practice of the church

5.3. we do not aggree to the bad deeds they deed , but we still love them

5.3.1. 1 Corinthians 13:8 Love never fails.

5.3.2. Romans 9:2-4 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren

5.3.3. god still loves them

5.4. church teaching

5.4.1. OLD TEST. exod 33:19 Nehemiah 9:1-3 2 Chronicles 35:25 ........ in their lamentations TO THIS DAY... 2 Maccabees 12:39-45 Tobit 4:17

5.4.2. NEW TEST. Mathew 12:31-32 Matthew 26:13 (Mark 14:9) ... that this woman hath done, be told for a MEMORIAL of her. Jesus accepted CARE for his dead body, Luke 24:1 1 Timothy 2:1 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for ALL men; we wish for everybody 2 Timothy 1:18 The Lord grant unto him that he may find mercy of the Lord in that day: probably Onesiphorus was dead

5.4.3. church practice catacumbes memorial prayers

5.4.4. commemoration in the Eucharist. Romans 8:38-39 For I am convinced that neither death, ... shall be able to separate us from the love of God the most high prayer for the dead

5.5. we do not know how god will judge everybody

5.6. it is not forbidden in the bible

5.6.1. if it was forbidden then in acts 15:29 it should be mentioned

5.7. because the dead CARE FOR US

5.7.1. Luke 16:27-28

6. does our prayer help the dead?

6.1. yes but god controls it.

6.1.1. like you pray for me, but it is up to god HOW your prayer will help me.

6.1.2. we still do not know how god will judge them. GOD JUGDES. BUT WE STILL LOVE THEM.

6.2. gives them some comfort even they are in hell

6.3. we can also do some charity in their name. it is NOT THAT WE BRIBE GOD BY THIS

6.3.1. it gives them some joy , because , although they are not in this life, they inspired us and made us to give love in their name.

7. can we communicate with our dead?

7.1. only by the church. Jesus is our unbroken union

7.2. we must avoid fortune tellers, magicians etc..

7.3. the dead DO NOT need money or other earthly things. they need the prayer of the church

7.4. how about ghosts?

7.4.1. it is up to god to allow a few times some soul to communicate to us ONLY TO HELP US TO REPENT never to scare us

7.4.2. most times are devils who PRETEND that they are the souls of our beloved deads the prayer of the church can stop them

8. can i pray for my dead relatives who where non christians ?

8.1. yes, it is your duty

8.2. you must pray for the babies murdered by their parents by abortion

9. how the church prays for the dead

9.1. every Saturday is dedicated to pray for the dead

9.2. in every liturgy commemorate them

9.3. after death

9.3.1. funeral service in the church

9.3.2. after 3 days memorial service on grave

9.3.3. after 40 days memorial service

9.3.4. every year the day of death

10. there is no purgatorium

10.1. it is not mentioned in bible

10.2. in Lazarus-rich man parable is not mentioned.

10.3. 1 Corinthians 3:13

10.3.1. the fire is the uncreated light of god, not fire of this world