Is the death of our temporal bodies the end?

In death we think of ceasing to exist, as the body ceases to move any longer, and its functions are permanently disabled. But it's not our brain, heart, lungs or organs that sustain us...because...they do not act independent of the body...they are part of the body, thus, as living beings, there has to be... show more In death we think of ceasing to exist, as the body ceases to move any longer, and its functions are permanently disabled. But it's not our brain, heart, lungs or organs that sustain us...because...they do not act independent of the body...they are part of the body, thus, as living beings, there has to be something bigger, greater than ourselves that brings us together into one piece, so that the life organism is in conformity with the greater force and/or influence. So, the physical part of our existence is only one part of our overall being...it houses just more than bones, flesh, and organs.

So what is real "death"? Jesus brought Lazarus back to life again. Could He have prevented Lazarus' death? Sure. But He was looking for sincerity of faith by those who surrounded Lazarus. Lazarus had to die before he could live in order that God could be glorified in it. And I think this truly exemplifies for us that in order to have the greatest affect upon others as Christians, we have to die out first to our sins, becoming new creatures as it were, that others may see the transformation in us in order that they too may have a change of heart and be able to live. Christ knows the beginning from the end of any situation.

The second point on this; is that those who follow Christ sincerely and know God in a personal way, will not experience real death.

What is real death in the sense that I am speaking?
Update: Jeffut,

Physical death is the separation of the soul from the body. Spiritual death is the separation of the soul from God.
Update 2: Lucid,

There are things that affect us physically, and there are things that affect us spiritually. What we do with the spiritual will determine how the physical is maintained.
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