Jews and non-Jews ask to explain the Jewish view of heaven and hell. This post tries to help guide you on your exploration & understanding of this concept.
Without going into subtle distinctions, most of the world’s religions — including Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism — suggest that both one’s heart and one’s eyes should be turned toward Heaven. They view the world in which we lead our physical lives as lowly and insignificant, a place that should engage us as little as possible. The goal is to reach the upper world.
Gradually it became clear that Holly wanted me to accept Jesus as my savior. I insisted that, to Jews, Jesus is not the Messiah. No bibles were opened, we only talked. When Holly left, all I wanted to do was sleep.
In Isaiah 53:10, God’s promises concerning the suffering servant are conditional: “If he would . . . he shall see. . . .” Does this apply to Jesus?