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Can the soul die?

Isn't the human soul immortal?

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Yes, the soul dies. The soul is the whole person. The Bible even speaks of the souls of animals meaning the individual creatures.

Ezekiel 18:4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

The logic is plain:

  • The soul that sins shall die
  • All souls sin
  • Therefore all souls die

In Genesis 2 we read that God created Adam out of the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and man became a living soul. What happens if God removes the breath of life? Man becomes a dead soul.

  • * Dust of the Ground + Breath of Life = a Living Soul

* Dust of the Ground - Breath of Life = a Dead Soul

Job 34:14,15If he set his heart upon man, if he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath; 15 All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.

Here is a link to information you will find useful:

After Death, What? ww.thisisyourbible.com/index.php?page=library&task=show&mediaid=43

I hope you have found this helpful.

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