ANSWER TO QUESTION 168 1/23/22

168. What is the intermediate state?

ANS: The intermediate or disembodied state refers to that state of the conscious existence of the soul between physical death and the resurrection.

SEE: Lk 23:42-43; 2 Cor 5:2-4; Phil 1:23; Ex 3:6; Job 19:26-27; Matt 22:31-32; Lk 16:22-25; Acts 7:59-60; Rom 2:7; 2 Tim 1:8-10; Heb 12:22-23; Jude 6-7