is not immortal by itself but as gift of god
it is created, only god is immaterial
it embance the whole body
separation from god, god is the real life, real life is in paradise, somebody can be biologically alive but spiritually dead
separation of soul from body, body is destroyed, soul goes to other way of state, temporal, we wait the ressurection, after resurrection see
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
luke 23,43 & Mark 5:41 & Luke 8:54 & philip 1:23
Matthew 22:32 ? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
the human hypostasis still exists. the main characteristics, the character the ways
parable of Lazarus &rich man, feels pain, talks, does not repent, cares for his family
human being must be judged as a hole being, with body and soul
Matthew 25:31-32 & Revelation 20:12 , acts 17:3
good people feel already the paradise, they live in the grace of god, but still they will receive MORE
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?
it is to exercise our love
1 Corinthians 13:8 Love never fails.
Romans 9:2-4 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren
god still loves them
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
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
church practice, catacumbes, memorial prayers
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
if it was forbidden then in acts 15:29 it should be mentioned
like you pray for me, but it is up to god HOW your prayer will help me.
we still do not know how god will judge them. GOD JUGDES. BUT WE STILL LOVE THEM.
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.
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
most times are devils who PRETEND that they are the souls of our beloved deads, the prayer of the church can stop them
funeral service in the church
after 3 days memorial service on grave
after 40 days memorial service
every year the day of death
the fire is the uncreated light of god, not fire of this world