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What lies on the other side of life?

A sick man turned to his doctor, as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, “Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.”

Very quietly, the doctor said, “I don’t know.”

“You don’t know? You, a Christian man, do not know what is on the other side?”

The doctor was holding the handle of the door; on the other side came a sound of scratching and whining, and as he opened the door, a dog sprang into the room with his tail wagging and an eager show of gladness.

Turning to the patient, the doctor said, “Did you notice my dog? He’s never been in this room before. He didn’t know what was inside… He knew nothing except that his master was here, and when the door opened, he sprang in without fear. I know little of what is on the other side of death, but I do know one thing. I know my Master is there and that is enough.”

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  • Julio Ramirez January 26, 2021, 3:38 pm

    I do not remember anything from before I was born, so I have not problem how after death is going to be.

  • Joe July 3, 2019, 4:57 pm

    Moral of the story? Who let the dogs out?!

  • Vivek Ray March 3, 2019, 3:22 am

    My friend, all our sacred deeds are like dirty rags in front of goodness of Master. He is righteous, and cannot tolerate even a smallest evil. We can in our own effort can never be the righteousness God demands. So we have no hope of Master opening door by any sacred or good work we do. That is why Master offered a solution. He Himslef became human in Jesus Christ, fulfilled all requirements of righteousness, paid the penalties for all our sins on the cross and died, and rose back from grave on third day proving He is God. So any one who believes and receives God’s gift of salvation, is confident of Master opening door. He no more has to do good work out of fear and uncertainty, but does good work because he knows he is the child of good compassionate God. There is no bigger insult to the Master than rejecting the gift He gave in Christ. Anyone who rejects it is doomed howsoever good work he does. God has done everything, but he won’t force it upon you. The choice is yours.

    • iamatman September 11, 2023, 11:57 pm

      Nobody is doomed by God. If so, God is a tyrant or a politician. We must get out of these blind beliefs. God is love, he cannot act as evil. Don’t create fear about God.

  • Milind tank January 5, 2019, 3:15 am

    True..but your deefs on this planet matters..master on other side will open the door for u on the basis of ur sacred deeds.

  • BILLY January 3, 2019, 2:06 pm

    This story really makes me thinks whats on the other side after we leave this world

  • Gopukumar January 3, 2019, 10:21 am

    It’s a thought provoking story. I liked it very much

  • MPHO January 2, 2019, 3:16 pm

    Inspirational, please send me more of these

  • Ambika January 2, 2019, 9:20 am

    Wonderful moral Story. I really loved. Please send me more this kind. Thanks a lot

  • Fem December 31, 2018, 1:42 pm

    True, I’m not afraid of the future because I know who holds it.

  • Uma Maheswar December 31, 2018, 1:36 pm


  • Ahmad M. Salam December 31, 2018, 12:57 pm

    He who Expects nothing is never disappointed. Thanks.

  • Sarah December 31, 2018, 12:38 pm

    Wow so powerful.

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