How can I stop being afraid of dying?
Here's the answer:
A lot of people are afraid of dying, but God says we don’t have to fear death.
God has promised that we can trust Him. We know God is perfect and good. You can ask yourself, "Why am I afraid of dying?" God’s answers to your questions might help you not be afraid anymore.
• Am I afraid of dying because I don’t know what happens after
If you have a relationship with Jesus, the Bible says that the moment you die you go to be with Jesus. If you’re afraid that you’re not going to heaven with Jesus, then know that Jesus died for you. He wants you to trust Him as Savior and know you are going to heaven.
• Am I afraid of dying because I don’t know how it will happen or that it might hurt?
Sometimes people die quickly and sometimes the person is sick for a long time. No matter how you die, Jesus will be right there beside you. He will never leave you.
• Am I afraid because my friends and family will miss me?
God promises to comfort our friends and family. He will help them and take care of them when we are gone.
Whenever you are afraid of dying, talk to God and say, "God, I trust you. Help me not to be afraid."
"So do not be afraid. I am with you. Do not be terrified. I am your God. I will make you strong and help you. My powerful right hand will take good care of you. I always do what is right" (Isaiah 41:10).
"But we (believers) are citizens of heaven. And we can hardly wait for a Savior from there. He is the Lord Jesus Christ. He has the power to bring everything under his control. By his power he will change our earthly bodies. They will become like his glorious body" (Philippians 3:20–21).
"What I’m about to tell you is true. Anyone who hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He will not be found guilty. He has crossed over from death to life" (John 5:24).