Gospel.com Topics Feed - Asleep 2009-09-03T17:39:27-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/asleep/ Asleep in the Bible - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Corinthians%2015:17-19&version=NIV 2009-09-03T17:39:27-05:00 Paul tells us in this passage that if Christ did not raise from the dead, then no one is going to. In fact, all those who have fallen asleep will be lost. Additionally, we should be pitied if our hope in Christ is only for this lifetime. Alert in the Bible - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Thessalonians%205:5-6&version=NIV 2009-09-02T16:43:27-05:00 The Christian life isn't a passive one. On the contrary, we are commanded to be alert at all times, ready to do good whenever the opportunity arises, and prepared to resist temptation whenever it rears its head.