Thougths of Eternity
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
May 6, 2018
Central Passage
Daniel 12:2-4
Subject
Thoughts of Eternity
Description

 

INTRODUCTION:

           A.         Eternity “infinite duration; immortality; everlasting perpetual existence at all times”

           B.         Two periods: Time and eternity

I.         THE SOUL OF MAN IS ETERNAL: Matthew 25:46

           A.          We are like God in this; Genesis 1:27; 2:7

           B.          We belong to God; I Corinthians 6:20

           C.          Our bodies will be changed for eternity; II Corinthians 5:1

           D.         Two conditions of humanity:

                       1.      Indescribable happiness; Revelation 7:9-17

                       2.      Unutterable misery; Revelation 20:9-15

          E.           Solomon wrote; Ecclesiastes 3:21

II.        LIFE AND TIME GIVEN TO PREPARE:

          A.           Jesus told the multitude; Matthew 7:21-23

          B.           Jesus prepared the way; Luke 24:46-47; Romans 6:17

          C.           Paul wrote; Titus 2:11-12

          D.          Preparation goes on until the end; Revelation 2:10

III.      DEATH IS THE GATEWAY TO ETERNITY:

          A.          A reality that mankind cannot change; Hebrews 9:27

          B.           Lips of those who returned from death have been sealed:

                      1.          Lazarus; John 11:44

                      2.          Jairus’ daughter; Mark 5:41-43

                      3.         The Shunamite’s son; II Kings 4:36-37

         C. We are warned to be ready for death; Matthew 24:42

                      1.         Peter wrote; II Peter 3:11

                      2.         The cry and disappointment of those who go unprepared; Luke 16:19, 23-24

CONCLUSION:

         A. No chance for change on the other side

         B. Paul wrote; Hebrews 10:27

         C. Solomon stated; Ecclesiastes 9:10