We believe that at death the spirits of the individuals who have placed their trust in our Lord Jesus Christ for salvation pass promptly into His presence and remain in continuous bliss until the resurrection of the glorified body when Christ comes for His own. However, the unbelievers after death are aware of judgment and hopelessness until the last judgment at the great white throne, when soul and body will be rejoined and cast into the lake of fire. These damned souls will remain in eternal torment away from the presence of our Lord (Luke 16:19–26; 23:42; 2 Cor. 5:8; Phil. 1:23; 2 Thess. 1:7–9; Jude 6–7; Rev. 20:11–15).
Inspired from the Doctrinal Statement of Dallas Theological Seminary and references of the Bible verse quotations.