228. That man lives after death, the Word teaches; as that:
God is not the God of the dead, but of the living (Matt. 22:31).
Lazarus after death was carried into heaven, but the rich man was cast into hell (Luke 16:22, 23 seq.).
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are there (Matt. 8:11; 22:31, 32; Luke 20: 37, 38).
Jesus said to the robber, Today shalt thou be with Me in paradise (Luke 23:43).