Is The Grim Reaper Real?

Everyone has heard of the Grim Reaper. He’s literally the personification of Death from many mythologies that is said to come to collect his victim’s soul. While we’ve all heard of the Grim Reaper, we’ve also all wondered if the Grim Reaper was really real at one time or another. Is this really an evil spirit that comes to collect people’s souls, or is this just a far-fetched myth? Join ArieRashelle as she searches through Scripture to find the Truth in her video, Is The Grim Reaper Real?

Revelation 6:7-8
Revelation 20:14
1 Corinthians 15:26
Revelation 14:14-16
Ezekiel 37:11
John 19:40
Revelation 1:18
Luke 23:50-53
Luke 24:12
John 10:10

The Grim Reaper

Who is the Grim Reaper?

The Personification of Death

The Grim Reaper is Death personified. He comes to collect the souls of his victims and takes them to the afterlife. We see that there are a few instances of the personification of Death, as well as the punishment of this seemingly evil spirit.

And I looked, and behold, a pale horse! And its rider’s name was Death, and Hades followed him. And they were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by wild beasts of the earth.

Revelation 6:8

12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done. 13 And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had done. 14 Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second Death, the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:12-14

The Spirit of Life

Not only is there a spirit of Death, but there is also a spirit of life.

2 For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and Death.

Romans 8:2

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