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Is there biblical support for near death experiences?

The simple answer to the question is, "No, there is no biblical account that is similar to such modern-day 'near-death-experiences." In the Old Testament people like Enoch "were taken&...
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What was the first recorded near death experience of a Christian claiming to have one?

The earliest such account I am aware of can be found in the Gerontikon, sayings and stories of the so-called Desert Fathers of Egypt, compiled - it is thought - sometime in the 2nd or 3rd centuries. ...
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How do 'soul sleep' adherents explain reports of astral projection, out-of-body experiences (OBE) and near-death experiences (NDE)?

How do atheists and other skeptics explain reports of astral projection, etc.? Given that there is no scientific evidence of the reality of such events other than as a neurological effect, why should ...
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Is there biblical support for near death experiences?

The Bible does not speak about near death experiences although some might take 2 Corinthians 12:2-5 to mean that the Apostle Paul had an “out-of-body” experience and a vision of heaven. Paul mentions ...
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Is there biblical support for near death experiences?

There is a possibility that the apostle Paul may have experienced a near death experience (NDE). Consider the apostle's experience in Acts 14: Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the ...
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How do 'soul sleep' adherents explain reports of astral projection, out-of-body experiences (OBE) and near-death experiences (NDE)?

Demons tricking people. Simply put, spiritual phenomena are either from God or His messengers (angels), or they're not. If they're not from God, and they are genuine spiritual phenomena rather that ...
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Is there biblical support for near death experiences?

Is there biblical support for near death experiences? There seems to be no biblical basis similar to what we call in our modern times a near-death-experiences. That said the closest I could possibly ...
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