The Syrian situation continues to be “up in the air,” as the saying goes, as of this writing.
The story of the Rich Man and Lazarus is found only in the gospel according to Luke (Luke 16:19-31) and is the clearest picture anywhere in Scripture of the afterlife.
The bible speaks of a powerful angelic being that was called, in the beginning, Lucifer.
Various crowns are mentioned in the New Testament which will be awarded to Christians at the Bema Seat of Christ. One of those is the Crown of Rejoicing.