Blog - Afterlife Research

A Little Lower Than God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 24, 2021 • 34 Comments

O Lord, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth! When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained, What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him? Yet You have made... Read More

The Uncaused Cause

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 17, 2021 • 101 Comments

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.  He gathers the waters of the sea together in a water skin; He lays up the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth know the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in... Read More

Reality at Last!

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 10, 2021 • 40 Comments

Rather Than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. – Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), from Walden (1854) There are many people now spreading the word that we all survive the death of our bodies. A lot of them are near-death experiencers, so what they are teaching is little more than the fruit of their... Read More

Substitutionary Atonement

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 05, 2021 • 52 Comments

Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus going on before! Christ, the royal Master, leads against the foe; Forward into battle, see his banner go! – Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924), from “Onward, Christian Soldiers” (1865) Christianity itself is the central obstacle to the advancement of Jesus in the modern world. Jesus... Read More

The Power of Truth (Part II)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 29, 2021 • 44 Comments

We are the world. We are the children. We are the ones who make a brighter day, so let’s start giving. There’s a choice we’re making. We’re saving our own lives! It’s true we’ll make a better day, just you and me. – Michael Jackson (1958-2009) & Lionel Richie, from “We Are the World” (1985)... Read More

Know Yourself

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 20, 2021 • 28 Comments

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood, and looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, and having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy... Read More

Who Goes to Heaven?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 02, 2021 • 60 Comments

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for His name’s sake. – David, Third King of Israel and Judah (1035-970 BC), Psalm 23:1-3 Ours is the first generation... Read More

Living the Love That Jesus Taught

Posted by Roberta Grimes • November 21, 2020 • 33 Comments

What a friend we have in Jesus, All our sins and griefs to bear. And what a privilege to carry Everything to God in prayer. – Joseph M. Scriven (1819-1886), from “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” (1855)  Without the work of researchers who have studied the afterlife and the greater reality, we still... Read More

What Does God Want? (Part II)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • October 17, 2020 • 26 Comments

Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.  ‘Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven… – Jesus, from The Lord’s Prayer (MT 6:9-10) All of human history can be broken into just three stages. There are many criteria we might use to carve up humanity’s time... Read More

Thomas Jefferson After Death

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 26, 2020 • 47 Comments

“I was in an atmosphere of beauty, countryside, scenery which was magnificent. I remember seeing various relations and friends who all seemed terribly, truly excited to see me, all crowding around me, welcoming me, showing me around.” – Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), from his Leslie Flint interview (1960) Soon after he ceased incarnating, the being who... Read More