With so many things going on in the world, we may question our purpose in life. We may also ask why things are happening and whether we are living in the end times. In all of our humanness, we may also wonder if there is life after death.
I had a unique opportunity recently to view a screening on this subject. Angel Studios is bringing After Death to theaters beginning October 27, 2023 to help answer some of these questions. Granted, you will have many more questions after watching the movie, as I sure have tons swirling around in my head now!
With details from survivors who recall their encounter with Christ in their near-death experiences, as well as doctors and scientists weighing in on this subject, it might just open your eyes. Based on true accounts, authors and survivors give us a look into what happens when we die.
I read 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper previously because of my curiosity. In this film, a few more names I hadn’t heard of before weighed in on the subject. Dr. Mary Neal, the author of To Heaven and Back, John Burke, the author of Imagine Heaven, Dr. Jeffrey Long, the author of Evidence of the Afterlife, and Dr. Raymond Moody, the author of Life After Life, are interviewed in this film. As you can imagine, I was quite intrigued as I watched and listened to their stories.
The message of light (Christ), love (what we are to give to others), and hope (for a brighter future by applying all they learned on their journey once returned to their earthly bodies) rang through each account as the survivors told their stories. Some almost instantly felt as if they were swept away to Heaven to meet Jesus, while there were a few who felt as if they were being ushered off into Hell. It was when they cried out to God that they felt Jesus’ presence there to help them out of their darkest depths of despair. For reasons unbeknownst to them, they were saved and then returned to their lives on Earth as their time on Earth was not through. They were allowed to bring back this message for everyone, and it is my hope that those reading this will not scoff but use this opportunity to get their hearts and lives right with God today!
There are a few survivors in the film who turned their lives around after their near-death experiences. For whatever reason, they were allowed a second chance. Many are not given this opportunity, so while we have the time to get our hearts right with God, we need to make it a priority right now for none are promised another day.
I’m not here to argue with anyone about their beliefs. I’m only asking you to be open-minded as you watch the film. At the very least, allow it to help YOU as it has others so that in the end, your heart will be right with Jesus when you are called Home.
John Burke was very skeptical at first, yet after years of researching and speaking with people about their near-death experiences, he went on to become a pastor. Hear what he has to say in the film when it comes to theaters October 27, 2023.
Many thanks to Angel Studios for providing a sample of the product for this review. Opinions are 100% my own.