Lesson 9
What Happens to People When they Die?

1. When a man dies, where does he go?

Job 21:32

2. The wicked are reserved there until they will be brought forth to what?

Job 21:30

"So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep." Job 14:12.

3. Job said he would wait in the grave until what came?

Job 14:13, 14

"We shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed." 1 Corinthians 15:51, 52.

4. At what event will they that are Christ’s be made alive?

1 Corinthians 15:22, 23

5. Has David already gone to heaven?

Acts 2:34

6. Where is David now?

Acts 2:29

7. What has become of him?

Acts 13:36

8. How will God awaken the dead?

1 Thessalonians 4:16

"And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds." Matthew 24:31.

9. Until then, where do the dead wait?

Job 17:13

10. Where did Jesus say the dead are?

John 5:28

11. What words did Jesus use to say that his friend was dead?

John 11:11

12. How did David refer to his death?

Psalm 13:3

13. What words did Paul use to say that some of those who saw Jesus were now dead?

1 Corinthians 15:6

14. If there were no resurrection, what would happen to all who have fallen asleep?

1 Corinthians 15:18

15. When Jesus awoke from death, how did He say that He had not yet been to heaven?

John 20:17

16. How much does a dead man know?

Ecclesiastes 9:5

17. What happens to his feelings and emotions?

Ecclesiastes 9:6

18. What happens to all his thoughts?

Psalm 146:4

19. What can we do while we are alive?

Psalm 146:2

20. Can dead people praise the Lord?

Psalm 115:17

"The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day." Isaiah 38:19.

21. Can the dead thank God or even remember Him?

Psalm 6:5

22. Why will many people perish?

2 Thessalonians 2:10

23. If we haven’t learned to love the truth while we are alive, can we get it in the grave?

Isaiah 38:18

24. How then should we use the short time in which we are alive?

Ecclesiastes 9:10

25. Why is it so important to do it now?

Ecclesiastes 9:10

(For further study on this subject see Additional Information on Lesson 9)

In the Light of God’s Word...

I understand that the dead are unconscious in the grave, awaiting either the resurrection of life or the resurrection of damnation.

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