Blog - Afterlife Research

Who Goes to Heaven?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 02, 2021 • 58 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

Sharing the Truth

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 25, 2020 • 37 Comments

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me bring love. Where there is offence, let me bring pardon. Where there is discord, let me bring union. Where there is error, let me bring truth. – attributed to St. Francis of Assisi (c.1182-1226), from “Peace Prayer” After having my first... Read More

Living the Truth

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 18, 2020 • 31 Comments

Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me. Let there be peace on earth, the peace that was meant to be! With God as our Father, brothers all are we. Let me walk with my brother in perfect harmony. – Jill Jackson-Miller (1913-1995) & Sy Miller (1908-1971), from “Let There Be... Read More

Amazing Grace

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 06, 2020 • 103 Comments

Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found; Was blind, but now I see.            – Clergyman John Newton (1725–1807), from Amazing Grace (1772) You were supremely brave to plan and actually enter yet another earth-lifetime. Give yourself a lot of credit for... Read More

Bring On The New Day!

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 18, 2020 • 46 Comments

And the wolf will dwell with the lamb, And the leopard will lie down with the young goat, And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; And a little boy will lead them.                     – (Isaiah 11:6) Ascribed to the Prophet Isaiah (8th Cen BC) We have talked at length about what Jesus... Read More

The Easter Miracle

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 04, 2020 • 69 Comments

One of the criminals who were hanged there was saying, “ Save Yourself and us!” The other was saying, “Jesus, remember me when You come into Your kingdom!” And He said to him, “Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise.” – Jesus’s Crucifixion, from the Gospel of Luke (LK... Read More

Peeking Behind the Curtain

Posted by Roberta Grimes • February 29, 2020 • 70 Comments

In the beginning, God created the universe. When the earth was as yet unformed and desolate, with the surface of the ocean depths shrouded in darkness, and while the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters, God said, “Let there be light!” So there was light. – (Gen 1:1-3) Ascribed to... Read More