Death: The Fear of Dying. Without the Bible’s assurances, fear of death is understandable. But for the Christian, death is a welcome transition to glory! Most people don’t even like to talk about it or even use the word “death.” An Internet page lists two hundred ways of saying death without saying “death.” The most real book in the world, the Bible, doesn’t shy away from the subject of death – and neither should we. After all, it’s something that 100 percent of human beings will experience (except those alive when Christ returns, of course).