In times of exile, people didn’t see God carrying out justice in their lifetime so they thought it must happen later by God raising them from the dead. Your behavior in this life affects the eternal outcome. When we die, our spirit goes to be with God, our body decays and eventually God gives us a heavenly body that will be everlasting like our spirit.
B. What happens at death?
D. Parable of the sheep and goats
E. Everlasting life vs. eternal life
F. The resurrection of Jesus changes the way people think about the afterife
G. 2 Corinthians 5:1-10