What happens when we die? I resonate with the deep human longing for the existence of a heaven, and the comfort of angels. Some of the most beloved teachings of the New Church are those regarding heaven. In the face of uncertainty and unknowing, Swedenborg paints a beautiful, soothing, and deeply resonating image of a life where each person has a purpose, and life is more than the pursuit of happiness. What are your thoughts and questions about life after death? Which ideas of Swedenborg’s resonate? Which ones do you question? Check out this thought-provoking content on angels, heaven, near-death experiences and more. Join the conversation on facebook. We’d love to hear your story.
Articles in this issue
Changing lives: I felt myself come out of my body
Blane's near-death experience has made a lasting effect on his life. Though dealing with his experience hasn't been easy, he has a sense of peace,…
Questions about angels? (seeking answers)
Alan Cowley answers questions about who angels are, what they do, and what our relationship with them is like even here on earth.
Real challenges: connections with one who died
When someone we love dies, we want to continue feeling close to them. Are we able to still communicate with them or feel their presence?…
Quotes about Heaven
What happens when we die?
After we die, we each go through a series of stages before we can enter heaven. Rev. Dr. Jonathan Rose describes what this process is…
Help when things get bad
The biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the fiery furnace (Daniel 3) has much to teach us of dealing with our own internal…
Changing lives: is my dad happy in the other world?
Bobbie has her answer now, and it has given her insights about life after death, as well as how to live her life here and…
Small group Bible study: angels in training
What can we do in our earthly lives to prepare us for being angels? Gather some friends together and explore this 6-week small group study.