Is there such a second chance place such as Purgatory? Reincarnation?

Is there such a second chance place such as Purgatory? Reincarnation?

A short quick answer is NO. The bible says that after we die there are NO second chances. God gave us this life in which to make our decision and, as in Jesus’ teaching in Luke 16:19-31, death is final. There are many more verses to reaffirm this. I suggest that you read this one.

There is NOT ONE verse in scripture mentioning Purgatory or the notion that after death a person enters a state of limbo between heaven and hell where a purging takes place and that there are things a person can do, or that others can do for him, that will get him out of limbo and onward to heaven.  The doctrine of purgatory was introduced into church teachings 1200 years after the death of Christ and remains a teaching of the Catholic church but not of protestant churches or some of the major orthodox Christian churches. Purgatory is clearly a false teaching denies that through the death and resurrection of Jesus, and nothing we can do except acknowledge His gift to us, that we are put into right standing with God.

Likewise, reincarnation as taught by some eastern faiths, says that when we die we return as animals, or plants–something different from what we are before we die. But the Bible clearly explains that all animals and plants are specific creations of God and not previous or reincarnated humans. Our bible is very clear, when we die, if we have believed in Jesus Christ as our Savior and Lord, we will be with Him in some new bodily form, recognizable, knowing others, and able to communicate and worship HIM for eternity.

How about you? Have you made that decision for a new joy filled life here on earth and knowing without any doubt that you will be with HIM forever? It’s a wonderful new life, it’s for free, it’s for real and not just some “psychological high.”