DEATH

(Note centered heading below: Quotations)

ability to put off for important events: g00 8/8 28; g90 10/8 29

abolition: g 8/13 9; g 12/12 25; w06 8/15 31; re 300; w93 11/15 4-7; g92 7/22 9; w91 6/15 5-7; rs 118; it-1 597-598

appreciation for: w09 9/15 25-29

“brought to nothing” (1Co 15:26): w12 9/15 11; it-2 249

“hurled into the lake of fire” (Re 20:14): w06 8/15 31; re 300

Adamic death: w90 12/15 11; g90 4/22 8; w89 10/15 4-5; rs 98-99; it-1 596-598; it-2 247, 964-965; g88 10/8 25-26; Lmn 16

‘no discharge in the war’ (Ec 8:8): it-2 1170

after final test at end of Millennium: w06 8/15 31

animals: kl 82; it-1 596

anointed Christians:

during Jesus’ presence: re 211

“executed with the ax” (Re 20:4): re 289

sacrificial: w06 2/15 23-24; re 100, 289

“souls of those slaughtered” (Re 6:9-11): w07 1/1 29-30; re 100-103

appreciation for tract What Hope for Dead Loved Ones?: w90 7/1 32

attitude toward death: w05 8/15 3-4

autopsies:

Christian view: w87 4/1 31

aviation:

in-flight deaths: g89 1/8 29-30

terrorism and accidents: g89 9/8 28

babies: rs 99

from diarrhea: w88 10/1 6; g88 9/22 7

from disease: g88 9/22 7

from lack of physical affection: g86 9/22 3-4

from malnutrition: g88 9/22 5-6

how parents can cope: g89 2/22 11; g88 1/22 10-12

how parents feel: g 10/09 25

how to help parents: g89 2/22 11

infant mortality rates: g90 6/22 29; g90 11/22 28; w88 12/15 10

murder of: g90 10/8 28; g89 7/22 29

SIDS (crib death): we 12; g03 5/8 28; g99 3/22 31; g99 11/22 30; g97 1/22 29; g95 12/22 28; g94 7/22 29; g92 2/8 28; g91 11/22 29; g90 7/22 27; g88 1/22 2-12; g88 7/22 28; g87 2/22 30; g87 8/8 9

where babies go: w88 9/15 4-5, 7

beliefs about: w02 6/1 5-8; w90 9/1 3-6; g88 7/8 4-7

Africa: w95 5/15 3-4

Hinduism: vi 3-12

Islam: sh 297, 299-300; g88 7/8 8

Judaism: sh 219, 222-224; g89 4/8 19-20; g88 7/8 6

similarity of Hindu and Bible views: vi 4-7

Bible expressions:

‘gathered to people, to forefathers’: w05 5/1 14-15

“impotent in death”: it-2 778

“king” (Ro 5): it-1 598

biological death (death of tissues): it-1 596; it-2 247

causes:

abortion: g 6/09 3; w07 8/15 23; g99 5/22 29; g93 12/8 28

Adam’s sin: g 8/13 9; bm 5; w08 11/1 16; w05 8/15 4-5; bh 61-63; w99 10/15 6; g99 7/22 12; ie 21; kl 53, 55-61; g95 10/22 9; w90 12/15 11; g90 4/22 8; w89 10/15 4-5; pe 61-62, 74-75; it-1 596-597; it-2 247, 964-965; g88 10/8 25-26; Lmn 16

aging: g95 10/22 3-4, 8-9

AIDS: g 1/07 8; g02 6/8 29; g88 10/8 4-6

alcohol abuse: g05 10/8 3

alcohol and tobacco versus other drugs: g86 10/8 30

blood transfusions: jv 184; g90 10/22 7-9; g87 7/22 29-30; g87 8/8 31; g86 5/8 18-20

boating accidents: g88 5/22 16-18

broken heart: g95 10/22 31

cancer: g99 4/8 28; g96 3/22 24

chronic insomnia: g87 5/22 30

diarrhea: g 1/09 6; g 1/07 8; g96 3/22 24; w88 10/1 6

disease: g93 2/22 28; g92 9/22 28; tp 19-20

dowry deaths: g88 4/8 30

drowning: g88 5/22 17-18

drugs used by athletes: g89 11/8 11; g89 11/22 30

earthquake-related: g 9/12 27; g 10/12 27; g 12/10 29; g87 12/22 24-25

farm accidents: g00 1/8 29; g89 1/8 30

food shortage: g 10/12 27; re 95; g87 3/8 3, 9; w86 1/15 4-5

governments: w08 2/1 27; w97 4/1 9; g95 8/8 29

guns: g05 5/22 29; g96 10/8 28; g93 11/8 28; g93 12/22 29; g90 4/22 28

guns in home: g90 5/22 8-9; g90 10/8 30; g89 5/22 14; g86 10/8 30; g86 12/8 29

heart disease: g92 12/22 29

heat stroke in parked car: g 3/06 29

hepatitis B: g97 11/8 29

home accidents: g02 3/8 28

hunger: re 95; w88 4/15 12; g87 10/22 29

infectious diseases and parasites: g04 5/22 6; g01 2/8 29; g01 12/8 28; g98 9/8 28; w97 4/15 6; g97 11/22 4; g96 2/22 9

leading (Britain): w88 10/1 6

leading (world): g04 5/22 6; g01 12/8 28; g97 11/22 4; g96 2/22 9; tp 19

leading, for babies (U.S.): g89 7/22 29

leading, for children (world): g01 10/8 29; g86 8/8 30

leading, for people aged 18-35 (New York City): tp 157

leading, for people under 65 (U.S.): g87 2/22 21

leading, for women (U.S.): g86 7/22 13

leading, for women aged 25-34 (New York City): g88 10/8 10

leading, for youths (U.S.): w89 10/15 29

leading, for youths aged 15-24 (U.S.): w88 3/15 20

leading, for youths aged 16-19 (U.S.): g89 3/8 11

leading, for youths aged 16-24 (U.S.): g91 2/8 9

leading, nongenetic (U.S.): g95 6/8 28

leading, of preventable deaths (Britain): g89 2/22 30

lung cancer: g88 8/22 14

malaria: g 1/07 8

malnutrition: g98 8/8 28; gm 140; g89 11/8 28; g88 9/22 5-6

measles: g 1/07 9

pneumonia: g 1/07 9

pregnancy-related: g99 5/8 31

respiratory infections: g96 3/22 24

robot kills worker: g87 10/8 29

scientific theories: w93 11/15 3; it-2 247

sin: kl 56

smoke from indoor cooking and heating fires: g 12/13 3; g05 6/8 14; g04 12/8 28-29

toothpicks: g89 11/22 29

traffic accidents: g 7/06 29; g04 4/8 28; g99 1/22 28; g98 1/8 31; g98 12/22 22; g90 4/22 28-29; g88 1/8 3; g88 4/22 30; g86 2/22 20, 30; g86 3/8 3

tuberculosis: g 1/07 9; g 1/06 20; g04 5/22 3; g99 1/8 28; g96 3/22 24; g96 11/8 29

violence: g03 12/8 29

war: g89 1/22 29; w86 1/15 4

children: g 12/09 14

accidents: g01 10/8 29

Africa: tp 19

chart “Main Causes of Child Deaths”: g94 5/8 7

developing nations: g92 2/22 28; g92 12/8 3-6; g89 4/8 30; w88 12/15 10; g88 9/22 2-7, 12-13

diarrheal diseases: g 1/09 6; w97 4/15 6; g96 3/22 24

from preventable causes: g 5/06 14

number per day: re 95; g92 12/8 3; g91 2/8 28; g87 10/22 29

number per year: g88 9/22 3

respiratory infections: g96 3/22 24

survey on concept of death: g03 3/8 28

United States: g97 8/22 28

view that God took child: w09 3/1 29; w02 6/1 6-7; w96 8/1 3-4; g91 2/8 18-19

why God allows: g91 3/8 26-27

worldwide: g99 7/8 3; g86 8/8 30

revivals from: rs 100-101

contributing factors:

alcohol-related: g 7/07 22; g03 11/8 28; g01 11/22 29; tp 156; g86 3/8 3

anger: w93 12/15 32; g91 7/22 14; w90 9/15 21

blood transfusions for heart patients: g 1/09 30; g05 9/8 28-29

coal pollution: g05 6/22 13

complications in childbearing: g 5/11 29; g 11/09 27; g96 11/22 28; g90 11/8 29

death of mate: g95 10/22 31

delayed medical treatment for patients who refuse blood: g90 10/22 12; g90 11/22 24

drinking and driving: g91 2/8 3-13; yp 266; w88 3/15 20; g87 3/8 30; tp 156; g86 2/22 18; g86 3/8 3

hopelessness: g02 4/22 29

indoor air pollution: g97 11/8 29

lifestyle of well-off: g91 5/22 28

overexertion in sports: g03 9/22 29

overweight: g05 11/8 6; g03 11/22 29; g90 7/22 27; g86 6/22 31

overwork: g02 2/22 3; g93 6/22 4-5

physical inactivity: g05 5/22 5; g05 8/8 29; g94 4/22 31

pregnancy: g90 11/8 29

secondhand tobacco smoke: g02 1/8 28; g97 10/22 29

stress: g87 12/22 29

use of tobacco: w07 4/1 5; g00 3/22 3; g98 7/8 29; g98 11/8 29; g96 3/22 24; g96 10/22 21; g95 5/22 3, 6; g91 1/22 28; g91 8/8 17; g90 3/22 28; g90 7/22 28; g90 11/8 28; g89 3/22 29; g89 4/22 28; g89 11/8 26; g88 8/22 14; g87 5/8 13, 30; g87 6/22 16; g87 9/8 29-30; g86 7/22 12-14, 16; g86 8/22 30; g86 10/8 30; g86 12/8 30

water pollution: g 6/11 29; w95 12/1 7; tp 16

wood smoke: g98 4/8 11; g96 10/22 29

coping with death of loved one: g 7/12 14; g 4/11 3-9; w08 7/1 4-9; w07 7/15 28-29; w06 6/15 4-6; we 14-19, 26-31; w03 1/15 12-13; w02 12/1 31; w01 4/15 22-24; w97 6/1 26; w95 6/1 11-16; g94 3/8 26-27; w93 9/15 11; w93 11/15 5-6; g92 7/22 3-9; g88 7/8 11; g87 8/8 5-10, 14-15; w86 10/1 12-13

chart “Some Practical Suggestions”: we 18

death of baby: g 10/09 25

death of children: w07 5/1 4-7

first-person account of mother killed, baby removed: g02 3/8 30; g01 7/22 19-23

how Jehovah helps: w08 7/1 7-8; w95 6/1 11-12; w91 10/1 15-16

keeping personal things of deceased: w10 5/1 12

letters on: g95 6/8 30; g86 6/22 28; g86 7/22 28

offering comfort in ministry: km 4/08 8

orphaned girl: g 8/10 23

what a child feels: we 25

what a Christian may feel: g94 3/8 26-27

what any who loved the deceased feel: g 4/11 4-5; w08 7/1 3-5; w06 3/15 3

what a parent feels: g 4/11 3; w07 5/1 3-4; g 1/06 32; we 3-5, 9-12, 15, 17; g04 3/22 29; w00 4/15 4; g91 2/8 18-19; g91 3/8 26; g89 7/22 14-15; g89 8/8 20; w88 9/15 3; g88 1/22 10-11; g87 8/8 2-15; g87 11/22 28; g87 12/8 28

what a youth feels: yp1 111-115, 117; g 9/10 30; g 8/09 10-11, 13; g 10/09 17; w08 7/1 5, 7-9; we 14-16; g94 8/22 25-27; g94 9/8 21-23; w90 5/1 3; yp 127-132; g88 7/22 28; g87 12/8 13-15

what families feel: g 4/11 4-5

what families of drunk-driving victims feel: g91 2/8 5-7, 12-13

what others can do: w13 12/15 29; g 7/12 15; w10 5/1 8-12; w10 11/1 9-11; w08 7/1 9; w07 5/1 5-6; we 12, 20-25; w03 5/1 23-24; w00 4/15 7; g00 5/22 12; w99 5/15 27; g96 12/22 27; w95 6/1 12-15; w90 9/15 32; g89 7/22 14; g88 1/22 12; g87 8/8 10-12

customs at death (ancient): it-1 377-378; it-2 446-447; g88 7/8 4-5

embalming: it-1 721-722

mourners cutting themselves: w04 9/15 27; it-1 563

people and things buried to serve deceased: g05 12/8 20-24

perfumed ointments: it-2 547

customs at death (modern): rs 102-103

Africa: sp 20; yb04 188; w95 8/15 28-30; w94 3/15 21-23; yb92 137; w90 9/1 3

Bible view: w09 2/15 29-32; w05 1/1 27-30; sp 19-20; g99 2/8 10-11; w98 7/15 20-24; w98 10/1 19-20; w95 8/15 28-30

burning incense or models: g98 6/8 28; w87 2/1 3-4

facilitating exit of spirit (Sri Lanka): w01 7/15 3

flowers for family or funeral: w91 10/15 30-31; w91 12/15 30

“funeral ball” (Martinique): yb98 194

Latin America: w94 10/15 3-4

sex with relative of deceased mate (Africa): w02 7/1 27; w98 7/15 21; w95 8/15 29-30

suttee (India): sh 115, 118

throwing soil or flowers into or onto grave: w98 7/15 23

transporting soul to home village (Africa): g99 3/22 27

wakes: w98 7/15 21-24

Yoruba people (Nigeria): we 9; g90 4/22 20

‘day of, better than day of birth’ (Ec 7:1): w03 8/15 3; dp 313-314; w98 11/15 32; w97 2/15 12; w97 4/15 27

“death culture”: g00 7/8 3-10

desire for: it-1 995

determining when one is truly dead: g87 5/8 29-30

discussion: g 12/07 3-9; w05 8/15 3-7; od 192-193; w02 6/1 3-8; w99 4/1 9-19; ie 3-31; rs 98-104; it-1 596-599; g88 7/8 2-11; Lmn 16-17

for Hindus: vi 3-31

enemy: w06 6/15 5; w96 8/1 7; w93 11/15 4-5; Lmn 16-17

enemy of truth: g89 12/22 17

exercise reduces risk from some diseases: g90 5/8 28

experiences:

appreciation for tracts: w91 7/15 32

boy comforted over grandfather’s death: w90 9/15 32

comforted over death of wife and daughter: yb12 82

death explained: w98 7/1 4-5

deep sadness over deaths relieved: yb93 196

dying boy asks grandmother to promise: yb96 55-56

dying mother prepares daughters: g87 8/22 11

dying son reaches mother’s heart: yb96 52

faithful in face of death: yb03 143; w98 11/1 19-21; yb94 91, 97-98; g93 5/8 5-12

faithful unto death: yb09 165-169; yb06 82; w03 1/15 32; yb03 23; g03 2/8 18-19; g03 3/8 31; yb02 152; w01 11/15 32; w00 4/1 26-28; w00 5/1 32; w98 6/15 17-18; w96 11/1 32; w95 1/15 6-7; g95 1/22 11-15; yb94 96-99, 217-218, 226; g93 2/8 21-23; g93 9/22 10-11; yb92 174-177; w91 8/1 28; w90 11/1 23, 28; w89 1/1 32; yb89 119-123; yb88 151-154; w86 9/1 22

father of baby born to dying mother: g96 12/22 26-27

father’s death leads to questions: yb08 8-9

father’s death leads to search for truth: w89 3/1 10-11

first-person account “From the Brink of Death”: g88 4/22 11-15

grief from children’s death overcome: w05 9/15 9; w89 10/15 6; g89 8/8 20; w88 1/1 6

grief from death of family members overcome: w89 10/15 3, 6

grief from husband’s death overcome: w90 7/15 25

grief from mother’s death overcome: w90 5/1 3, 7

learn truth about death: g 11/07 23; w94 6/1 6

letter from dying Witness mother: w07 8/1 20

massacre survivors: w09 12/1 10-12

mother finds peace after death of baby: w09 7/1 11

mother’s resurrection appointment with dying daughter: w08 3/15 19-20

mourners comforted: yb88 42-43, 123-124

nine-year-old expresses confidence in resurrection before death in traffic accident: g88 7/8 10-11

parents of victim on Pan Am Flight 103 (1988): g89 7/22 14-15

pioneers before unexpected death: w90 7/15 31

schoolteacher comforted by nine-year-old student: yb09 46

sentenced eight times: yb92 178-181

son dies in auto accident: w05 8/15 4, 7

sons die mysteriously: w09 1/1 11, 13

truth frees from fear of the dead: w94 11/15 6-7

widower stunned by interest of Witnesses: w06 7/1 32

widows: g92 10/8 8-9; w91 2/1 25-29; w91 10/1 16; g89 10/22 16

Witness girl explains where dead father is: g 8/09 32

Witness nurse’s prayer: yb03 49

Witness praised by workmates: g02 11/22 32

woman bitter over death of daughter: w07 5/1 5

woman who studied how to cope with death: g 2/10 32

youth who lost father in death: w05 8/15 3, 7

youth who lost two friends in death: w94 6/15 3-4

fear of death: g 5/12 11; g 12/07 3-4, 9; ie 29

affects how one lives: vi 7

emancipation from (Heb 2:15): wt 88-89; it-2 610

Hindu view: vi 6-7

help for the dying: g 7/11 15-17; g92 3/22 30; g91 10/22 3-9

artificial life support: w12 12/15 15-16

Jehovah’s servants:

“precious in the eyes of Jehovah” (Ps 116:15): w12 5/15 22; w12 8/15 30; w06 9/1 14

trust in Jehovah when faced with: od 178; w01 6/1 8

Jesus’ promise that some “will never die at all” (Joh 11:26): w05 4/15 5; ie 30; w95 2/15 16-17; w90 5/1 28; w89 1/15 31; rs 246-247

“keys of death and of Hades” (Re 1:18): re 28; wt 83; it-1 897-898; it-2 149

meaning of term: rs 98; it-1 596

misconceptions: w02 6/1 5-8

God’s will: w02 6/1 6-7; rs 103

God took loved one: w06 6/15 4-6; w05 8/15 3; w02 6/1 6-7; w96 8/1 3-4; g91 2/8 18-19

people will always die: rs 103

modern-day mummification: w89 2/15 21

near-death experiences: g03 6/8 29; ie 17; g98 7/8 31; g95 9/8 28-29; g94 6/8 4, 6-7; rs 100-101; g88 7/8 11; w86 8/1 6

not God’s purpose for man: w12 11/1 6-7; g 12/07 7; g 5/06 7-8; bh 59-60; w99 4/15 4-9; g98 6/22 8-10; w94 10/15 5; rs 98; it-1 596

not natural for humans: w02 6/1 5-6; g01 7/8 13

not necessarily permanent: w02 6/1 7-8

obsession with:

man sitting on own coffin: yb93 184

origin: w08 3/1 4-6

discussion for Hindus: vi 4-6

Zulu legend: sh 56

pictured by rider on pale horse (Re 6:8): re 96-98; w86 1/1 7; w86 1/15 5

providing for family in case of: w98 1/15 19-22; w97 8/15 19

redemption from condemnation of: g 5/06 8; it-1 597-598

release from: Lmn 18-22

“right to die”: g86 9/8 20-21

second death: it-1 598

lake of fire (Re 20:10; 21:8): nwt 1702; re 292-295, 304-305; it-2 189-190

‘over some, no authority’ (Re 20:6): re 290-291

“spirit goes out” (Ps 146:4): w99 4/1 16-17; ie 24; kl 81-82; rs 382-383, 385; it-2 1025

‘spirit returns to God’ (Ec 12:7): bh 211; w01 7/15 5-6; w99 4/1 17; ie 24; pe 79; rs 378; it-2 1025

spiritual death:

congregation in Sardis (Re 3:1-3): re 54-56

‘passing over from death to life’ (Joh 5:24; 1Jo 3:14): w08 4/15 30; it-2 790-791

symbolic: re 170

“a third of the men” (Re 9:15, 18): re 149-151, 154

change in condition: it-1 599

head of wild beast (Re 13:3): re 190-191

rich man and Lazarus (Lu 16:22): gt 88; w89 4/1 24-25

‘seven thousand killed’ (Re 11:13): re 170

two witnesses (Re 11:7-10): re 167-168

unacceptable fact: g95 10/22 5; g88 7/8 4-5

unmarried people: g86 9/22 5

videos of: g87 5/22 29

why good people die: w89 10/15 4-5

world’s oldest man dies: g86 8/8 31

worldwide:

children: g86 8/8 30

death rate: g 12/07 3; g93 2/22 28

leading causes: g93 2/22 28; tp 19

number caused by governments: g95 8/8 29

number in 1991: w94 6/15 3-4

number killed in 20th century: w98 4/15 10

number per year: g96 3/22 24; w95 6/1 6; g92 9/22 28

pregnancy-related: g90 11/8 29

smoking: g90 3/22 28

traffic accidents: g88 4/22 30

Quotations

mystery is why people die when nothing is wrong: g00 7/8 20

some people can briefly postpone in order to reach a psychologically important occasion: g90 10/8 29