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The most relevant scriptures are Ecclesiastes 3:21 and 12:7 Who knoweth the spirit of man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth? (Eccl 3:21 KJV) Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. (Eccl 12:7 KJV) From the translation found in the KJV it has ...


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The Teacher contemplates this question in Ecclesiastes 3: Ecclesiastes 3:18-22 (NASB) I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. Surely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans ...


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The answer to your question (assuming there is one) needs to be approached indirectly. A key question to ask might be, "Does the Bible indicate that animals possess a soul or spirit?" There are some indications in Scripture they do. Genesis 1:30 - "'And to all the animals of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to all the creatures ...


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Im going to start off with some scripture and then say what I think. There is no clear answer but some thinking might help us out here. And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. Mark 16:15-16 ESV But what does it ...


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No, there is no definitive statement in the Bible on this matter. It should be noted, however, that God asserts that both the current heaven and the current earth will pass away. Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away. Matthew 24:35 NASB But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away ...


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As LCIII has noted, the answer to your question is "No, there is no clear, unambiguous, direct statement" to the question. So, how can anyone say that definitively? There are easily accessed tools that you can use. This post goes over a few that would probably be useful. 1. A Concordance The first tool that just about any pastor is going to use to ...


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"...is there any clear, unambiguous, direct statement in Scripture that tells whether or not animals/pets can go to heaven?" No. The topic isn't addressed in scripture anywhere.



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