People are aware of the idea of heaven: most people think of it as a place where they will go when they die. There are many ideas out there about the relationship between heaven and the afterlife: what do the Scriptures say?
It’s a savage irony: the resurrection is the fundamental of the Christian faith according to the Apostles and early Christians, yet in the 21st century, it has become quite poorly understood and rarely discussed. Everything about Christianity depends on the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, Jesus’ continual Lordship in the resurrection body, and the hope of bodily resurrection for the believer.
The question of what happens to us after we die has haunted mankind for millennia. Most recognize that there will be some sort of life after death. But what does life after death look like according to what God has made known in Scripture?