The Biblical Case for Everyone Going to Heaven: Appendix III – Individual Bible Verses

Appendix III – Individual Bible Verses

While the biblical case for everyone going to heaven is based on looking at the Scriptures as a whole, there are individual verses which encapsulate this truth as well.  Here are some of them:

Isaiah 25:8  (God didn’t just take a bite out of death – He swallowed it!)

John 3:17

John 4:42

John 12:32

Romans 5:18-19

Romans 11:32

1 Corinthians 15:22

1 Timothy 2:3-4

1 Timothy 2:5-6

1 Timothy 4:10

2 Timothy 1:10

Titus 2:11

Titus 3:4

Hebrews 2:9

2 Peter 3:9

1 John 2:2

1 John 4:14

And here are some verses that make the same point, though perhaps a little more subtly:

Isaiah 26:19

Isaiah 28:18

Ezekiel 18:23, 32

Hosea 13:14

Acts 3:25

Acts 24:14-15

Romans 5:8

Romans 14:9

1 Corinthians 13:4-5

1 Corinthians 15:54-55

2 Corinthians 5:18-19

Hebrews 2:14-15

Revelation 21:3-4

These verses express or demonstrate principles or foreshadowings:

Genesis 45:5

1 Samuel 11:12-13

1 Samuel 30:1-35

2 Kings 23:10

2 Chronicles 28:3

Isaiah 22:14  (Forgiveness comes at death.)

Isaiah 33:14-15  (Hell is on this earth in this life; we survive it by living righteously.)

Isaiah 34:16  (Our Creator will not let any of us go missing.)

Isaiah 40:26

Jeremiah 7:31

Jeremiah 19:5

Jeremiah 32:35

Matthew 7:12

Luke 6:35  (An eternal afterlife of hell could hardly be considered as “kind to ungrateful and evil men.”)

Romans 6:7  (Dying frees from sin.)

James 3:6  (Hell is something that occurs on this earth and in this life, not in the afterlife.)

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