Human beings will continue forever in either heaven (experiencing eternal life) or eternal damnation with the destination determined by each one’s individual decision about the offer of Christ’s salvation while in this life – for the world and all in it is passing away (1 Cor 7:31). Satan has blinded the minds

Permanent is a long time!

of non-believers to the reality of eternity and the necessity to adequately prepare for it now (2 Cor 4:4). Rather than putting great value on the transient things of this life it is far wiser to store up riches in the Kingdom of God which will last forever (Mt 6:19,20). God’s Word will last forever along with those who keep His commands (1 Pet 1:24,25; 1 Jn 2:17).

See also: eternal damnation, eternal life, eternal/eternity, temporal.