Job 14 “Is There Life After Death?”
Job asks the age-old question: “man dies and is powerless, he expires – and where is he?” Then he continues asking, “if a man dies, will he live again?”
Research has shown that down through the centuries, no matter where you go and with whom you talk, you find that all religions believe in some form of an afterlife, but the real question is what Job asked: “will he live again?” Science has proved that the body dies, but it cannot answer the question about the soul, for it cannot be measured. To answer this question, we need to have a witness that can affirm and answer this question. That witness is Jesus Christ. He “died for our sins according to the scriptures, and that he was buried, and that he was raised on the third day according to the scriptures and that he appeared.” [1 Cor 15] He appeared to not just Peter but to the many that went forth to tell the world: yes, there is life after death.
From Jesus, we can know that yes, we will live again, but the better question is, where will you spend eternity? The two thieves on the cross and the story Jesus told in Luke 16 tell us that man must choose NOW for once death comes; there is no return ticket to this earthly life. What will you choose? Jesus said, “I have come that they might have life.” [Jn 10].