PAIRS: DEATH, RESURRECTION, AND ETERNAL EXISTENCE
1ST DEATH: Heb 9:27 – “And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment.”
2ND DEATH: Rev 20:14 – “This is the second death, the lake of fire.”
1ST RESURRECTION: Rev 20:5-6 – “This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power.” (Jesus, church saints, two-witnesses martyred at temple, Old Testament saints, and Tribulation saints).
2ND RESURRECTION: Rev 20:5, 12-13 – “The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended… 12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done. 13 And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had done.”
ETERNAL STATE WITH GOD: Rev 21-22 – Next Episode – Will include all in 1st Resurrection and those who are alive after Satan’s last rebellion at the end of the 1000 year reign of Christ.
ETERNAL DESTRUCTION WITHOUT GOD: 2Tim 1:9 – “They will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might”
Rev 20:10 – “the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.”
Rev 20:14-15 – “Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.”