IF HEAVEN EXISTS FOR THE DECEASED
WHERE’S EVIDENCE TO PROVE IT?
“In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread,
till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken:
for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.”
“The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's:
but the earth hath he given to the children of men.”
“Thus saith the LORD that created the heavens;
God himself that formed the earth and made it;
he hath established it, he created it not in vain,
he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD;
and there is none else. I have not spoken in secret,
in a dark place of the earth: I said not unto the seed of Jacob,
Seek ye me in vain: I the LORD speak righteousness,
I declare things that are right.”
If we will believe, then first and foremost
believe that which is GOD’s TRUTH
and that which can be verified at HIS WORD!
Today there are more than two billion believers in JC and in the Christian religion that Romans specifically imagined, fabricated, and improvised during the Roman Era. All who embrace the Christian Gospel believe that they will go to Heaven upon their demise. However, this belief raises a serious and most necessary question. If the Gospel were what the CREATOR had wanted mankind to live and do, HE would not have Commanded that we live and do HIS Laws, Statutes, and Judgments for as long as we live on HIS Earth, which, by the way, require us to live in HIS WAYS of Righteousness. Nevertheless, the reward for obedience to GOD’s LAW and to HIS WORD have never changed and also have never been about going to Heaven after death.
For such a humbling and splendid occurrence to take place, one would think that we would need and have the CREATOR’s verification concerning this occasion that supposedly takes place. After all, HE did make a point of telling us everything except HIS personal secrets.
“The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.” Deuteronomy 29:29
However, let me be clear, there is no Scripture of the CREATOR GOD even suggesting that mankind would die and go to Heaven – not even HIS Beloved Children of Israel with whom HE made an Everlasting Covenant to be their GOD and they HIS People. Actually, there is more Scripture proving people will die and return to dust than anything else. Therefore, life after death and going to Heaven is a stretch, as far as the CREATOR GOD is concerned. People should be very cautious about accepting false information and the imaginary fairytales conjured up and fabricated specifically to change GOD’s Ordinances (Romans 10:4). This is the horrendous global predicament at hand, and the people on Earth are paying a horrific price for it.
“The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish. The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant. Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.” Isaiah 24:4 – 6
As it has been said for millennia: no one has come back from the dead to confirm any Heavenly experiences, so why believe a delusion, be it JC or his “Gospel”, especially since he has neither saved those who suffer nor has been a “Man of Peace” to end this mayhem on Earth? Why not read the Holy Scriptures wherein are endless accounts of GOD’s interactions with the Children of Israel concerning all that HE wants us to know and to do. “Thus Saith the LORD” is not found in the “New Testament”, and under these circumstances this makes it difficult to accept and believe what’s written therein. Hence, belief in dying and going to Heaven is totally suspect.
Who wouldn’t want to go to Heaven? Given this Hell, covid, and this endless suffering on Earth surely everyone would die on the spot for the chance to go to Heaven. Wouldn’t you think? Well, maybe not. For sure all Men of GOD went to Heaven, right? Well, no they didn’t. Let’s consider the Hebrew Scriptures wherein are written GOD’s WORDS to HIS Levitical Ministers, Kings, Prophets, and to HIS People.
Surely Aaron and Moses would qualify for going to Heaven after their deaths, and there can’t be any doubts about it!
AARON AND MOSES DID NOT GO TO HEAVEN; THEY WERE “GATHERED UNTO THEIR PEOPLE”
“The LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in mount Hor, by the coast of the land of Edom, saying, Aaron shall be gathered unto his people: for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my word at the water of Meribah.
“And Moses stripped Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron died there in the top of the mount: and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mount. And when all the congregation saw that Aaron was dead, they mourned for Aaron thirty days, even all the house of Israel.” Numbers 20:23,24,28,29
“The LORD spake unto Moses that selfsame day, saying, Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, unto mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, that is over against Jericho; and behold the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel for a possession: And die in the mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy people; as Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor, and was gathered unto his people: Because ye trespassed against me among the children of Israel at the waters of Meribah-Kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin; BECAUSE YE SANCTIFIED ME NOT IN THE MIDST OF THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL. Yet thou shalt see the land before thee; but thou shalt not go thither unto the land which I give the children of Israel.” Deuteronomy 32:48 - 52
IF THERE IS TRUTH TO HEAVEN AFTER DEATH, WHY WOULD HEZEKIAH PRAY TO GOD TO LET HIM LIVE…JUST A THOUGHT
“Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign. Twenty and five years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Abi, the daughter of Zachariah. And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that David his father did.” II Kings 18:1 - 3
“In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came unto him, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live. Then Hezekiah turned his face toward the wall, and prayed unto the LORD, And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore. Then came the word of the LORD to Isaiah, saying, Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen years.” Isaiah 38:1 – 5
THE PROPHET SAMUEL
If ever anyone should have gone to Heaven, certainly it should have been Samuel who devotedly served the GOD of Israel from the days of his youth. When he died he was put down into his grave but later BROUGHT UP to talk to Saul. So, consider that Samuel did not die and go to Heaven, and contemplate what Samuel told Saul:
“Samuel said to Saul, Why hast thou disquieted me, TO BRING ME UP? And Saul answered, I am sore distressed; for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, neither by prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known unto me what I shall do.
“Because thou obeyedst not the voice of the LORD, nor executedst his fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath the LORD done this thing unto thee this day. Moreover the LORD will also deliver Israel with thee into the hand of the Philistines: and TO MORROW SHALT THOU AND THY SONS BE WITH ME: the LORD also shall deliver the host of Israel into the hand of the Philistines.” I Samuel 28:15,18,19
KING DAVID, THE MAN AFTER GOD’s OWN HEART
King David’s convictions were to serve the GOD of Israel with his whole heart, soul, and might, and he was determined to live and do HIS Book of the Law, as he was Commanded (Deut. 17:15-19). And he did not hesitate one iota to command the same of his son, Solomon.
“Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and HE CHARGED SOLOMON his son, saying, I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man; And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself: That the LORD may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.” I Kings 2:1 - 4
“Samuel said to Saul, Thou hast done foolishly: thou hast not kept the commandment of the LORD thy God, which he commanded thee: for now would the LORD have established thy kingdom upon Israel for ever. But now thy kingdom shall not continue: THE LORD HATH SOUGHT HIM A MAN AFTER HIS OWN HEART, and the LORD hath commanded him to be captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee.” I Samuel 13:13,14
Since King David was a man after GOD’s Own Heart surely he would go to Heaven after his death, right? Well, no, he didn’t go to Heaven, either.
If the CREATOR that made us from the dust of the Earth said that we would return to dust, we have to believe HIM. Therefore, it is utterly ridiculous for people to invent a myth about dying and going to Heaven just because death is a sad occasion. Unbeknownst to many, the belief about Heaven was a good idea because it deceives GOD’s ELECT and makes Christianity look promising. Unfortunately, this is exactly what has happened. Nevertheless, GOD’s WORD will prevail. HIS HOLY PLACE in Heaven has been HIS HABITATION since before CREATION, and mankind in no way can qualify to live in HIS HOLY abode. We have the Earth that the CREATOR GOD gave us, and we can live on it in the flesh and not in Heaven in some bizarre, unfounded and unseen flying spirit.
OTHER EVIDENCE THAT NEGATES LIFE IN HEAVEN, BE IT IN THE SPIRIT OR IN THE FLESH, IS MORE OF A REVELATION THAN ANYTHING
The “New Testament” purposely chooses to teach against GOD’s VOICE, WORD, and HIS COMMANDMENTS, but when people realize this Truth, why in the World do they continue to defy the ALMIGHTY GOD? We must SEEK the CREATOR GOD and appeal to HIM to open our eyes that we may know and understand HIM, so that we worship HIM according to HIS WAYS of Righteousness. Read the Hebrew Scriptures and learn the GOD’s TRUTH, for those who invented the “New Testament” keep people out of the “Old Testament” in order that they will not learn the WORD of GOD. People have been and are still maliciously and wickedly brainwashed to believe that the “Old Testament” is fulfilled.
“FOR IN DEATH THERE IS NO REMEMBRANCE OF THEE: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?” Psalm 6:5
“The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence. But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for evermore. Praise the LORD.” Psalm 115:17,18
“When he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory SHALL NOT DESCEND after him.” Psalm 49:17
“HE remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.” Psalm 78:39
“I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man that hath no strength: Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand.
“Wilt thou shew wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah. Shall thy loving kindness be declared in the grave? or thy faithfulness in destruction?” Psalm 88:4,5,10,11
“What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave?” Psalm 89:48
“For he knoweth our frame; HE REMEMBERETH THAT WE ARE DUST. As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more. But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children; To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.” Psalm 103:14 - 18
“Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.” Psalm 104:29
“Behold therefore, I will gather thee unto thy fathers, and THOU SHALT BE GATHERED INTO THY GRAVE IN PEACE...” II Kings 22:20
[David said of his dead son by Bath Sheba] ”He is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.” II Samuel 12:23
“Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people. My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust. Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished. Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings.” Isaiah 51:4 - 7
“Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish. Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:” Psalm 146:3 - 5
“Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were. O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.” Psalm 39:12,13
OUR CREATOR GOD is more HOLY and RIGHTEOUS than we could ever imagine. No man, no matter how Righteous he is, can hold a candle to HIM. And it is for that reason that none of the Righteous Men of GOD went to Heaven and nor will men, women, and children of these “Latter Days” go to GOD’s Heaven, either.
One thing is for sure, if the JEALOUS CREATOR GOD will not hear the prayers of those who worship another god and will cause them to perish (Deut.8:19,20), what chance do Christians, who believe in another god, have to a prolonged life and much less flying around GOD’s Heaven?
THINK! If the CREATOR does not speak of people going to HIS Heaven, then do not believe it. Nevertheless, the only way to attain Righteousness and a long prolonged life is via living and doing GOD’s Book of the Law, as it is written.
“Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.” Joshua 1:7,8
That is paramount and of utmost import. GOD’s LAW deals with worship of ONLY HIM and makes it abundantly clear that HE ALONE is GOD, that HE ALONE lives FOREVER, that HIS GLORY will HE not give to another, and that GOD and HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS determine “Life” and longevity.
“I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another,
neither my praise to graven images.”
“As the days of a tree are the days of my people,
and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble;
for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD,
and their offspring with them.”
“If the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed,
and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right,
he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his transgressions
that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him:
in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.”
“I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.
I have preached righteousness in the great congregation:
lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.
I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart;
I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation:
I have not concealed thy loving kindness
and thy truth from the great congregation.”
Psalm 40:8 – 10
“If thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear,
but shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them;
I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish,
and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land,
whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess it.
I call heaven and earth to record this day against you,
that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing:
therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:
That thou mayest love the LORD thy God,
and that thou mayest obey his voice,
and that thou mayest cleave unto him:
for HE IS THY LIFE, AND THE LENGTH OF THY DAYS:
that thou mayest dwell in the land
which the LORD sware unto thy fathers,
to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.”
Deuteronomy 30:17 – 20
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