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Topic: Soul Sleep

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-10
Heaven Before Judgment Day: How can we go to heaven before the judgment day, if we need to face the judgment? [John 5:24, 2 Corinthians].



2021-05-05
Events That Follow Death: How can we know what is going to happen to us after death, since there are some seemingly contradictory verses about it? [John 5:24, Ecclesiastes 9:5, Daniel 12:2].



2021-04-15
Sequence of Events Upon Death: Is this the sequence of events when we die; our spirits go to heaven, then when the new earth is created, our spirits join our new bodies in the resurrection?
Satan Before or After Adam & Eve: Was Satan cast down on earth before or after Adam and Eve were created?
Satan Entering the Serpent in Eden: Did Satan enter the serpent, or how did it happen?

2021-03-23
Loved Ones Looking Down from Heaven: Do you think that our dead loved ones are looking down upon us from heaven?



2021-03-15
Where Do We God Upon Death?: Where do the believers go upon death? [Philippians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 5:8]



2021-02-11
Right After Death: What happens right after we die? [I Thessalonians 4:14, 2 Corinthians 5:8].



2021-01-18
What Happens After Death: Could you help me understand more about our deaths, the judgment, and our resurrection? What happens to both believers and unbelievers? [Revelation 6:11, Revelation 20:4, 2 Corinthians 5:8, Matthew 25:41, Revelation 20:12-15].



2020-12-04
Resurrected Bodies & Heaven: Why do we think we will be souls in heaven that will later rejoin our bodies, if bodies (not souls) of many were raised when Christ was resurrected? [Matthew 27:52-53, Acts 2:34].



2020-12-01
Near Death Experiences: Could you comment on the "near death experience"? [I Thessalonians 4:14, Revelation 5:10, 2 Corinthians 5:8].



2020-10-20
Soul Sleep & Death for the Believer: Caller comments about soul sleep and whether we ever actually die, but call is not really resolved.



2020-10-16
Where Do We Go Upon Death: Where do we go the minute we die, to heaven or in suspension until the resurrection? [I Thessalonians 4:13-16, I Corinthians 15, 2 Corinthians 5:8, Revelation 6:10].



2020-10-06
Are the Dead Immediately with the Lord Upon Death: Where is your deceased wife? [2 Corinthians 5:8, Philippians 1, I Corinthians 15, I Thessalonians 4:15].



2020-09-29
Soul Sleep (Ended Call): Call inquiring about where Steve's dead wife is now, but the call was ended by Steve.



2020-08-12
Soul Sleep & Rachel: Is the story of Rachel's death, helpful in disproving soul sleep? [Genesis 35:18].
Hell's Location: Is the story of Korah the earth swallowing him helpful to understand the location of hell? [Numbers 16:32].


2020-07-21
Satan Impersonates Dead People: Are these not verses that support the idea that Satan will come back and impersonate dead people? [2 Corinthians 11:14-15, I Samuel 28:13-29].
Soul Sleep: How do we differentiate between the way other religions talk about spirit life, if we, as Christians, believe that we go to heaven to live after death instead of into a soul sleep?


2020-07-17
Death & Soul Sleep: How do you justify your view that people go to heaven upon death if scripture is inspired, and clearly doesn't teach that? [Acts 2:29, Ecclesiastes 9:5, 2 Timothy 3:16, I Kings 11].
Devil Impersonating Long Dead in End Times: How can one know who the devil is when he comes in the end times and impersonates long dead people?


2020-07-14
Josiah and Soul Sleep: Did God put Josiah to sleep so he would not see the terrible things that happened? [2 Kings 22:20].



2020-07-06
Soul Sleep: Is this verse in John a good argument against "soul sleep"? [John 8:56, Genesis 18:1].



2020-07-06
Three Definitions of Heaven and Hell: Do you have three definitions of heaven, as you do of heaven? [Genesis 1:1].
Heaven When We Die: Why do people think we go to heaven when we die? [Psalm 37:29, Acts 2:29, John 3:13, Revelation 21:2].


2020-06-16
Heaven or Hell Upon Death: What happens in the intermediate state? Do we go directly to heaven or hell when we die? [2 Corinthians 5:8, Luke 16:19-31, John 5:28-29, Revelation 20:14-15, John 3:16, Ecclesiastes 9:5].



2020-06-12
First Resurrection in Revelation: How do the Futurists explain the "present tense active" in the Greek in the Revelation about the Resurrection? [Revelation 20:6].
Soul Sleep: Does this verse support "soul sleep" for the lost? [Revelation 20:5].


2020-05-13
Soul Sleep: What if when people die, they are in some holding place, like sheol, rather than in heaven? [Revelation 20:5, Psalm 6:5, Ecclesiastes 9:10].



2020-04-30
Amillennial View of Intermediate State Before the Resurrection: In the amillennial view, do believers live with Christ, while the unbelievers are not conscious until the resurrection, as in soul sleep? [Revelation 20].



2020-04-16
Where We Go When We Die: Where do we go when we die? [Philippians 1:21-23, 2 Corinthians 5:8].



2020-04-06
Upon Death - Asleep or With the Lord: Could you share your view on the contrast between "absent from the body, present with the Lord" and the idea that we sleep? [2 Corinthians 5:6,8, 12::2-3].



2019-08-16
Soul Sleep: Do you object to the concept of "soul sleep"? [John 6:47, 2 Corinthians 5:8, 15, I Thessalonians]



2019-07-17
Rewards in Heaven: Is there impact on the doctrine of soul sleep if we don't get rewarded until we get to heaven, following our resurrection? [Philippians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 5:8].



2019-06-25
Heaven: Is anyone in heaven right now? Are we immediately present with the Lord? [2 Corinthians 5:8, 12: 3, Luke 23:33-43, Philippians 1:23, 1 Thessalonians 4:14].



2019-05-15
Intermediate State After Death: Is there an intermediate state between when we die and when we are resurrected in new bodies? If so, where will we be? [Luke 16:19-31, Revelation 6:10, Philippians 1:20f, 2 Corinthians 5:4f].



2019-02-26
Dead Saints: Is death a sleep? [1 Thessalonians 4:13-14]
Unity in Christ: Maturity, unity in Christ; what is the unity of the faith? [Ephesians 4:13]


2019-02-06
Death: What happens to us after we die? Are we in the presence of God? Are we asleep, unconscious? Jesus told the thief on the cross that he'd be w/ Him in Paradise that day, but a verse in Ecclesiastes says the dead know not anything. [Luke 23:43, Ecclesiastes 9:5]



2019-01-16
Immediately After Death: Where do we go immediately after we die? Do we sleep? [2 Corinthians 5:8, 12:1-4].



2018-12-14
Dreams & Vision: Falling back to sin in my DREAMS only, is there anything the Bible possibly has to say about that?
Relative's Death: My mom recently died. Where is she right now, & what is she doing? Is she possibly sleeping? [1 Corinthians 15:51-52, Philippians 1:21-23]


2018-08-08
Dead in Christ Resurrection: Why do the people who are in Heaven have to be resurrected? [1 Corinthians 15, 1 Thessalonians 4]



2018-08-01
Seventh Day Adventist & Soul Sleep: Seventh Day Adventists say that we are going to be asleep until the resurrection or the 2nd coming of Christ. going to be in heaven forever?
Heaven for Eternity: Are we going to be in Heaven for eternity?


2018-08-01
Death but Rapture: What happens upon death? How does 1 Thessalonians 4:13 work with meeting Him in the air? If we die, do we come back down with Him from Heaven?



2018-07-31
Death: What happens after we die? What happens to our bodies? Our Souls or Spirits?



2018-07-06
Holding Cell for the Wicked Dead: Where do the wicked go after they die, some type of holding cell?



2018-04-10
Wicked & Righteous after Death: What happens to the people both the righteous & the wicked after they die? Are the wicked really being tormented? Are Christian in the presence of the Lord immediately?



2018-03-21
Soul Sleep: So is it soul sleep when you die?



2018-02-21
State of the Dead: What is your personal view of the state of the dead?



2018-02-09
Consciousness when Absent from the Body: Is your understanding that when someone dies they are conscious? Discussion of body that decomposes getting resurrected.



2017-10-04
Peace & Safety: Are we in the era of peace & safety right now? [1 Thessalonians 5:3]
Soul Sleep: Where do people get the idea that death is nothing but a sleep? [Ecclesiastes 9:5, Psalm 146:4, 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, John 11:11-14]


2017-09-14
Intermediate State upon Death: So when we die are we "absent from the body, present w/ the Lord" or is it some type of soul sleep? [2 Corinthians 5:8]



2017-09-13
Wicked Person goes directly to Hell after Death: People who die go to hell because of Lazarus & the Rich Man, according to this caller. [Luke 16:19-31]



2017-09-06
The Soul after Death: Where do the souls go after you die? [Luke 16:14-31] (the answer is very garbled)



2017-08-08
The Millennium & the State of the Dead: I'm trying to figure out what I believe about the Millennium & the State of the Dead, which seems to intertwined.



2017-08-01
After Death: Where do you go after you die?
Dismembering a Body: Why did the husband dismember one of his concubines body & send it to different places after she was gang-raped & killed? [Judges 19:24]


2017-08-01
No Afterlife mentioned in the OT: People of the OT didn't believe in life after death?



2017-07-24
Heaven & Hell not Addressed: In the Old Testament NOR the New Testament there's not much mention about what happens to you after you die, heaven or hell, need to love Him just because



2017-07-10
Best of Programs: Caller really likes the "Best Of" programs, because they really are the best of the questions!
Immortality of Soul: Most people believe in the inherent immortality of the soul, so what scriptures are there for only having a mortal soul?


2017-06-29
State of the Dead: What state are the dead in on the Last Day? Where is the spirit between when they die & the last day [John 6:40, John 11:44, 2 Corinthians 12:2-4]



2017-06-09
You Will be with Me in Paradise: Jesus told the thief on the cross, "I'm telling you TODAY, you will be w/ Me in paradise", as Adventists like to point out, Jesus was just telling him TODAY that he would eventually be with Him in Paradise.



2017-05-23
Water Veith (Adventist Minister): Have you ever heard of Walter Veith, who is an Adventist minister?
Adventists, Sabbath Keeping & other Rituals: Can you discuss Sabbath keeping & the New Covenant & Rituals?


2017-05-11
State of Man after Death: What is the state of man when he dies? Where does he go? Soul sleep?



2017-03-23
No one has Ascended into Heaven: I was told by a pastor that not a soul has ascended into heaven yet.
Salvation of People in the Old Testament: How were people saved before Jesus came?


2017-02-24
Status upon Death: Are heard if you die you go to heaven but I thought I heard someone mainstream said that we DON't go to heaven, which is it?



2015-12-30
State of the Dead: What is the truth about whether we immediately go to the presence of the Lord after we die, or being in the Eternal State in the New Jerusalem?
Awareness after Death: Can the dead hear or see what's happening here on earth?


2015-12-03
Appointed once to die: It says in the Bible that it appointed for us to die ONCE, so what about all these people who were resurrected? They weren't really dead? [Hebrews 9:27-28]
Experiences from being dead: Did the people who were resurrected such as Lazarus talk about going to heaven (or hell) like people do nowadays?
Near Death Experiences: Do you think people really have had experiences of being in heaven when they come back from a near death or death experience? [Hebrews 9:27-28]

2015-10-26
State of the Dead: You said you don't think "sleep" is a good analogy of death because it's not really like a sleep because sleep in not an unconscious state, so then what WOULD be a good one?



2015-10-22
Death: What happens to you after you die, your soul & spirit? [Philippians 1:21-23]
Kingdom of Heaven: What does this verse mean, that the kingdom of Heaven has been suffering violence & they take it by force? [Matthew 11:12]


2015-09-21
Ronald Dart - Soul Sleep: What does Steve think about Soul Sleep? (Caller revealed later that Dart was part of the World Wide Church of God, not SDA)



2015-09-14
Souls & Spirits: What exactly happened during the resurrection of people rising the same time Jesus did? Were there spirits & souls in the them? What does this have to do w/ soul sleep, a conscience existence, etc.? [Matthew 27:52-53]



2015-08-18
Soul Sleep: Who did Jesus preach to (if He was "asleep")? Who did He make proclamations to (while He was "asleep")? What about the souls that are crying out from under the altar? [1 Peter 3:18-20, Revelation 6:9-11]



2015-07-30
Lazarus: Wouldn't that have been cruel of Jesus to bring Lazarus out of Paradise to come back to this cold, cruel world?
Suffering: Why does God allow so much suffering in the world? Jesus suffered more than anyone will suffer, the caller told his friend. Was he right in saying what he said & could have Jesus turned off His nerve endings, & would that have unqualified Him from suffering for us?


2015-07-30
Soul Sleep: Do we go to Heaven or stay here when we die? He's having trouble finding any place in the Bible that we go there. [Philippians 1:21-23]
Heaven or Planet Earth On Side of Glory: Misphrased his Question: Do you go to heaven or live on the earth in eternity?


2015-04-27
Soul: What is a Soul? Caller has been studying w/ Jehovah's Witnesses, & it has made him have to think about it.



2015-04-13
Soul Sleep: What about the RIGHTEOUS immediately going to be w/ be Jesus, & then the wicked sleep until He comes for their judgment? [Philippians 1:23]



2014-12-11
Steve Gregg's Understanding & Teaching: You have a good method of teaching, but in some things we are just going to have to agree to disagree, but hoping that you come around to the correct truth (state of the dead). You are very tough on people who hold Calvinism, but make a pass on what happens to you after death.



2014-12-08
Soul-Sleep: Being on a operating table, being under anesthesia, makes me think of soul sleep.....you go out & then you are suddenly being woke up!
The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer I enjoyed this book very much & see parallels of what you teach.
Put to death fleshly things: Isn't choosing to put away fleshly, carnal things a matter of an Act of Will, so doesn't that take away the idea that it's just all up to God?

2014-12-08
Life after Death: What really happens to after you die? What happens to your spirit? Does it stay here in this realm? Does it go to Heaven? Is it unconscious?



2014-11-12
Body & Spirit: Is the spirit of a person who is dead, w/ out the body, still alive? Isn't by saying the soul survives after death suggesting that it has immortality? Caller is concerned about Spiritualism being prevalent in the Church in these last days. [Luke 16:19-31, Genesis 3:4]



2014-11-11
Absent from the Body, Present with the Lord: A lively debate with an Adventist caller about the whether we go to heaven immediately upon death or not.



2014-08-28
Dead know nothing: Caller doesn't think much is happening in the Heaven. [Ecclesiastes 9:5]
6th vial: Caller thinks we are in the 6th vial of Revelation.


2014-08-27
Soul Sleep or Present w/ the Lord: Do we go to heaven as soon as we die, or are we unconscious until the resurrection? [Philippians 1:21-23, Ecclesiastes 9:5, 2 Corinthians 12:2-3, John 11]



2014-02-28
Death: What happens after we die? There seems to be conflicting verses. Are people in the grave or heaven? [John 5:28-29, 2 Corithians 5:8, Luke 16:26]



2014-02-27
Soul going to Heaven: Does a soul of a Christian go directly to Heaven after death?
Soul going to Hell: So then where does the soul of a wicked person go? [Luke 16:19-31]

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