Why do many Christians not believe?

in what the bible says about the dead? it says they know no more and that they are asleep until resurrection and judgment. there are no spirits of the dead walking around. there are no zombies and no souls ascending into heaven. when the dead awake they will be standing before the lord. that's all they... show more in what the bible says about the dead? it says they know no more and that they are asleep until resurrection and judgment. there are no spirits of the dead walking around. there are no zombies and no souls ascending into heaven.
when the dead awake they will be standing before the lord. that's all they will know, the next thing they will know according to scripture. why do christians teach other things besides this? is it to appease themselves about death?
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