Death Archive

Will there be animals in heaven?

Scripture does not conclusively tell us whether our pets will make it to heaven. However, the Bible does provide us with some significant clues regarding whether or not animals will inhabit the new heaven and the new earth. First, animals populated the garden of Eden. Thus, there is a precedent for believing that animals will […]

How old will we be in heaven?

Scripture does not specifically address the issue of apparent age; however it does provide glorious insights concerning the state of our resurrected bodies. First, when God created Adam and Eve in Eden, he created them with apparent age and in the prime of life. Additionally, Jesus died and was resurrected at the prime of his […]

When do we receive our resurrected bodies?

When do we receive our resurrected bodies? This is a question I encountered frequently after the death of my father. Family members and friends wanted to know whether my dad had become a disembodied soul or whether he received his resurrection body the moment he died. First, Scripture clearly refers to the moment of death […]

Is euthanasia ever permissible?

Organizations such as the Hemlock Society are aggressively seeking to legalize euthanasia (Greek: eu = good; thanatos = death). In their view “mercy murders” for the diseased, disabled, and dying is a step into the light. From a Christian perspective it is a step into the dark. First, in Christian theology the timing and terms […]

Is suicide an unforgivable sin?

In a society of stressed–out people, suicide is not a singularly secular problem. Nor is it relegated to any particular segment of society. Indeed, according to the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people ages fifteen to twenty–four. As the incidence of suicide continues to skyrocket, I am frequently […]

Is capital punishment biblical?

Christians who believe in capital punishment and those who do not both use the Bible to buttress their beliefs. So, what does the Bible really teach regarding capital punishment? To begin with, it should be noted that in the very first book of the Bible God clearly communicates his position with respect to capital punishment: […]

Does God Exist? Part 2-Supernatual Proofs. Elliot Miller explains.

Supernatural proofs for the existence of God explained by Elliot Miller, editor-in-Chief of the Christian Research Journal. The award-winning Christian

Is Satan always the cause of sickness?

If you tune into Christian television on virtually any given day you can hear faith healers screaming at satanic spirits of sicknesses ranging from asthma to arthritis. But is Satan really behind every sickness? First, while Scripture makes it clear that Satan is often the agent of sickness, he is not always the author of […]

Does God Exist? Part 1-Elliot Miller Gives Natural Reasons for God

Elliot Miller, editor-in-chief of the Christian Research Journal, discusses the existence of God. The award-winning Christian Research Journal is published

Elliot Miller, CRI Journal’s Editor-in-Chief on Co-habitaion

Elliot Miller, Editor-in-Chief of the Christian Research Journal, responds to the discussion on CRI’s Facebook wall regarding his “From the