Both children and adults alike wonder about the existence of ghosts. Some reject
the notion. Others insist that ghosts exist and cite experiences—their own
or friend-of-a-friend stories—as proof.
But what is a ghost? Although definitions vary, the most common one is that
ghosts are the disembodied spirits of dead people that linger on earth. According
to tradition, ghosts are invisible but can permit humans to see them.
Of course, either a thing exists or it doesn’t. No amount of belief will cause
ghosts to exist if they don’t; nor could personal opinion cause ghosts not to
exist if, in fact, they truly do exist. Because a person’s belief in ghosts
creates very serious and far-reaching ramifications, it’s a topic that no Christian