What Does The Bible Say About The End Of Man?
Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 – Let us all hear together the conclusion of the discourse. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is all man: And all things that are done, God will bring into judgment for every error, whether it be good or evil.
Ecclesiasticus 17:1, 5, 8 – God created man of the earth, and made him after his own image. […] He created of him a helpmate like to himself: he gave them counsel, and a tongue, and eyes, and ears, and a heart to devise: and he filled them with the knowledge of understanding. […] That they might praise the name which he hath sanctified: and glory in his wondrous acts, that they might declare the glorious things of his works.
Isaiah 43:7 – And every one that calleth upon my name, I have created him for my glory, I have formed him, and made him.
Isaiah 43:21 – This people have I formed for myself, they shall shew forth my praise.
2 Corinthians 5:1, 5 – For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. […] He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.