Catechism – Question 44

Catechism – Question 44


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It is our hope that as families work together to learn the fifty-two questions and answers found in this catechism, they will increase not only in knowledge, but in the fruit of the Spirit, as they grow to love God with all of their hearts.

Philippians 1:23
I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.

Question 44
What happens after death to those who are united to God by faith?

Answer:
At death, the souls of believers will immediately pass into the presence of Christ. Their bodies rest in their graves until the resurrection.

Kids Answer:
Their souls will pass into the presence of Christ.

This week’s question helps:
What happens to Christians after death?
Does My Soul Sleep After Death? (An article from John Piper)

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