"HE'S BETTER OFF NOW"
"AT LEAST HE IS NO LONGER IN PAIN"
How many times have you heard it? "Doesn't he look natural?" "NO!, he looks dead." But even this simple question concerning a dead person is a true form of humanism. It is a refusal to accept the fact that death is the end. So instead of being dead, the corps is natural looking.
But that's not the end of it. The next thing they say is, "At least he's not in pain any longer", "he's resting peacefully." But is this what scripture says about humanist or non-christians?
Lu 16:19 "There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day"
16:20 "And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,"
16:21 "And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores."
16:22 "And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;"
16:23 "And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom."
16:24 "And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame."
16:25 "But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented."
16:26 "And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence."
16:27 "Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:"
16:28 "For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment."
16:29 "Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them."
16:30 "And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent."
16:31 "And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead."
As is made clear here, riches will not get you into heaven. Neither will good works. Additionally, made clear here, hell is without escape. If you require salvation, if you are a humanist, PLEASE, receive Christ as your Savior today.