Is there a heaven? Is hell real? Is there life after death?
Discover the answers that will change your life forever!
People genuinely want to know if there is life after death. However, there are many different ideas about the afterlife. Some believe that once you are dead, "that's it." Nothingness. Others sincerely hope that there is something beyond this life, but are not sure. Uncertainty.
Is it possible to know that there is life beyond the grave? If so, how does this change your life today?
In A Rabbi Looks at the Afterlife, Jonathan Bernis takes you on an unforgettable journey of faith, exploring Scripture, history, and firsthand accounts of those who have experienced the afterlife.
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When the afterlife becomes more real, you will live every moment in light of forever and recognize the eternal significance that your life plays in God's unfolding plan!
©2014 Jonathan Bernis (P)2016 Destiny Image Publishers
Very well researched.
If I have to pick one moment of A Rabbi Looks at the Afterlife it would be the chapter on Near Death Experiences.
Most of the Near Death Experiences (not the people who experienced Hell) had the calm, peaceful feeling that mirrors my own experience. It was interesting how so many people viewed so many different things like the woman who saw her father in a driving a wagon while other relatives were in front of it.
A memorable, thought provoking movie!
Everyone should listen to this. You'll find that many ancient cultures believed and still do believe in some form of Heaven, Hell, and Near Death Experiences.
I very rarely give a book 5 stars, even some of my favorites. However, in this case, I must make an exception. The author does a fantastic, well cited, dive into the question of heaven and hell. He is balanced and careful to draw from multiple sources, with views on both sides. I think everyone should read this book and carefully consider what is presented therein. I love the fact that this comes from both a Christian and Jewish perspective.
The narrator does a splendid job garnishing the text with voice inflection and character voices. Because of this, an already fascinating book comes alive and makes it almost irresistible to "put down." This is a must for any audiobook library!
The eye or the ear - both are gates to the heart.
Rabbi Bernis did his homework. I appreciated the Jewish knowledge he brought out. He did thorough research. Most of all, I believe he did his best to convince the reader / listener of their need for salvation through Jesus Christ and his atoning blood shed on Calvary. The story brings glory to God, and that is a huge plus in my eyes.
Since this is not a fiction book, there are no "characters" per say, but my favorite story had to be the man in France who went down the hallway.
Yes, I have listened to W.B. Ward's other performances. This one does not disappoint. I believe he put his heart into the reading, as he used voice inflection and emotions that could not be written into the text, only felt. I do not think the author could have picked a better producer than W.B. Ward. I have listened to numerous works done by this narrator, and in my opinion, he is a master craftsman.
I did not want to turn the player off, but I had to break up the listening into three sessions as my time allowed. It was very interesting.
I think the author could have done better in two ways. One, I think if he believes in infallibility of scripture, that he should choose which translation to quote from. I do not believe all books that claim to be scripture are infallible. I think the reader would be less confused (if his offer of eternal life is the main concern) if he chose one Bible to read from. Second, I think the author used the same scriptures over and over when there are many more he could have used. It was a bit redundant, as well as recounting the six testimonies a second time.
I was completely mesmerized by the detail Rabbi Bernis went into in writing this book. He really tells it like it is, and backs up everything with Scripture.
This is not just someones opinion of what happens next. Rabbi Bernis interviewed several people about their near death and after death experiences. I was at the bedside when my husband passed. He was a Christian and a firm believer. Nevertheless, it was his time to go. There were several things mentioned in the book that hit home with me in the following minutes. It made me feel like I wasn't just grief stricken and having imagined what I felt when what happened next.
I can't give enough accolades for the pronunciation and flow in which Mr. Ward narrated this book! I played and replayed many parts. He did an excellent job!
Read the Book, especially the words written in red.
Again, many props to Mr. Ward for his narration, and Rabbi Bernis for his research.
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