Summary: Eternity, everlasting, forever life!
“The life of the dead is set in the memory of the living.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philippics
“We do not need to grieve for the dead... They are home.” ― John O'Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom
“There will be today, there will be tomorrow, there will be always, and there was yesterday, and there was the day before...” ― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.”
“There is nothing more important than your eternal salvation.” ― Kirk Cameron
Psalm 90:1-6, 10-12 (This is the oldest Psalm. Written in 1461 BC after the defeat at Hormah).
Numbers 14:39-45 “39- And Moses told these sayings unto all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly. 40- And they rose up early in the morning, and gat them up into the top of the mountain, saying, Lo, we [be here], and will go up unto the place which the LORD hath promised: for we have sinned. 41- And Moses said, Wherefore now do ye transgress the commandment of the LORD? but it shall not prosper. 42- Go not up, for the LORD [is] not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies. 43- For the Amalekites and the Canaanites [are] there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you. 44- But they presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of the camp. 45- Then the Amalekites came down, and the Canaanites which dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and discomfited them, [even] unto Hormah.”
“Number our days” – James 4:13-14 “13- Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: 14- Whereas ye know not what [shall be] on
the morrow. For what [is] your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.”
Psalm 90 and verse 3 “Thou turnest man [human race] to destruction [physical death; literally to dust]; and sayest, Return, ye children of men [sons of Adam].”
Genesis 2:7 “And the LORD God formed man [of] the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”
Genesis 3:19 “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou [art], and unto dust shalt thou return.”
Psalm 22:15 “…thou hast brought me into the dust of death.”
Psalm 103:14 “For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we [are] dust.”
Ecc. 3:20 “All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.”
Ecc. 12:7 “Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.”
However Daniel 12:2 gives the promise of the resurrection: “And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame [and] everlasting contempt.”
The Hebrew word translated “everlasting” in Psalm 90:2 is “Olam”.
This word is frequently translated as “eternity” or “forever”
Meaning, “to be beyond the horizon,” “to be beyond view” or “to hide.”
John 5:24-29 “24- Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. 25- Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live. 26- For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself; 27- And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man. 28- Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, 29- And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.”
John 3:14-15 “14- And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: 15- And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:”