Jesus taught that there is a life following this one. Jesus also taught that following this life there will be a Day of Judgment on which our eternal destination in the next life will be decided. Based on this information it is imperative that we understand what follows this life and how are eternal destinations will be decided.
31 “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne. 32 Before Him will be gathered all the nations, and He will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 And He will place the sheep on His right, but the goats on the left. 34 Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.”