Gospel.com Topics Feed - Absent From The Body 2009-10-02T15:47:16-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/absent+from+the+body/ Absent from the body - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2%20Corinthians%205:8&version=KJV 2009-10-02T15:47:16-05:00 Death isn't the end for followers of Christ--in fact, it's just a hurdle beyond which lies eternal life with Christ. Christians should live at all times as if they're completely ready and prepared for death.