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Why do people fear death from COVID?

With the COVID19 plandemic, really a scamdemic, there seems to be more an epidemic of fear and panic. Why is that?

People are willing to give up all their civil liberties and be lock away like common criminals to be assured that they won’t catch a certain new alleged virus and die. This is strange because the alleged virus (if you an believe that there really is a new/novel coronavirus) has a survivability rate of 99.98% (CDC) for anyone younger than 50 years old.

Here is a table of infection fatality rate (IFR) data from the US CDC (2020).

If we take Scenario 5, the best current estimate, and convert to survivability rate, expressed as %, using the formula (1- IFR)100, we get the following:

Green: extremely low risk White: low risk Red: high risk

Obviously if you are younger than 50 there is no need to fear the alleged coronavirus. For the age range 50 – 69 years old it is only 5 in 1000 that are dying and in the age range of 70 and above it is more serious with 44 in 1000 dying.

But there is problem with these stats too. The CDC has admitted that due to the conflation of just about every one who dies now they are classing them as COVID deaths. That means if they really died of heart disease or pneumonia or influenza or even a motorcycle crash (in one known case) if the bogus PCR test showed they had COVID at the time they died their death is classed as a COVID death even if it was not the primary cause of their death. In fact, the CDC has published only 6% of all these deaths were from COVID19 only. Also they stated that on average each alleged COVID death was in some one who had 2.9 co-mordidities (they had 3 other serious diseases). Besides COVID the average age of deaths in the US, Europe and Australia is 83 to 86 years old, which is older than current life expectancy for the years they were born.

So I have corrected for this effect. That is the third column of my table above. This means anyone less than 70 years old, with no co-morbidities, should have no fear of dying from this alleged coronavirus. Their chance of dying is really 3 in 10,000 which is way less than that from influenza. For those older than 70, with no co-morbidities, their chance of dying is really 32 in 10,000, which is still very small.

Why fear?

Now let’s look at this issue of fear of dying. Firstly the Lord has told us:

For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind [self-control].

2 Timothy 1:7 KJVER

In this scripture the word translated as ‘fear’ can also mean ‘cowardice’. As believers in the Living God we are to call upon Him for His strength in times of trial and even death. For “to die is gain” (Philippians 1:21)

“Men fear death as children fear to go into the dark.” (Francis Bacon) This is generally true, but it should not apply to Christians. Death was once a curse, but to the believer in Christ, it is now a blessing. It was a loss, it is now a gain.

Dying we gain our freedom from every foe, trial, and trouble, and obtain possession of blessings without number. We are freed from sin and made perfect in holiness. We are delivered from sickness and pain to enjoy perfect health and happiness. We shall gain knowledge, for then we shall know even as we are known. We shall gain holiness, for then we shall be like Him. We shall gain honour, for then white robes shall be given us and we shall be victorious over Satan, the world, and sin.

We shall sit down with Jesus on His throne. Death to every believer is gain. It is immediate gain. It is great gain. It is everlasting gain. It may be painful to pass through, but its results will be glorious. And shall we fear death? Why should we?

Jesus says, “He that keeps my sayings shall never taste of death.” He may depart to be with his Lord, but he will never die. Look through Jesus at death, and look through death to Jesus. (Believer’s Daily Remembrancer January 5 Morning)

But for the non-believers in the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross, those who wilfully sin against the one and only holy God

… there remains no more sacrifice for sins, But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries. He that despised Moses’ law died without mercy under two or three witnesses: 

Hebrews 10:26-28

This fear of coming judgment can be the only reason for their fear. Those who do not know Christ fear death because they inherently know this fact. Maybe they would never admit it but it is there nevertheless.

Death is a fact of life. All will die, even though there are some elites who are trying to put if off as long as they can.

And as much as it is reserved to men once to die, and after this, Judgment:

Hebrews 9:27

After death all will be judged by God at the great white throne judgment. None can escape that. Revelation 20:13-15.

Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over such the second death has no power, …

Revelation 20:6

The second death is being cast into the Lake of Fire (Revelation 20:14). It is only for those whose names are not found in the Book of Life (Revelation 20:15). But for those whose names are found in the Book of Life, because they trusted in Christ, when they die, they do not experience the second death, but they are resurrected with new heavenly bodies (1 Corinthians 15:51-53) and live on eternally. So there is no reason to fear. God never fails!

In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

1 Corinthians 15:52,53 KJV

By John Gideon Hartnett

Dr John G. Hartnett is an Australian physicist and cosmologist, and a Christian with a biblical creationist worldview. He received a B.Sc. (Hons) and Ph.D. (with distinction) in Physics from The University of Western Australia, W.A., Australia. He was an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA) fellow at the University of Adelaide, with rank of Associate Professor. Now he is retired. He has published more than 200 papers in scientific journals, book chapters and conference proceedings.