Jewish Encyclopedia statement on Immortality Soul

Immortality of the Soul: http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/8092-immortality-of-the-soul “The belief that the soul continues its existence after the dissolution of the body is a matter of philosophical or theological speculation rather than of simple faith, and is accordingly nowhere expressly taught in Holy Scripture. As long as the soul was conceived to be merely a breath,1 and inseparably … Continue reading Jewish Encyclopedia statement on Immortality Soul

Lazarus and the Rich man commentary Luke 16:19 – Parable?

This is best explanation I have ever come across on Luke 16:19 as it deals with the question is it is a literal story or a parable. It is a parable and this commentary proves it. Are you willing to hear the another view on this portion of scripture. It is from Commentary on Luke … Continue reading Lazarus and the Rich man commentary Luke 16:19 – Parable?

Lazarus and the Rich Man – Luke 16 a Short Explanation

This teaching is an explanation of the parable as a teaching tool and illustrates that every parable has a main point. In this case, the point is not that people burn in hell forever. But that even if someone from the dead came back and told them about Jesus & God and the salvation plan they would not repent. Jesus stated that they have Moses and the Prophets to learn from. Verses: Luke 16:19-31 and Revelation 20:14

After Resurrection Comes the Judgment

It is because people are dead and not alive in any form that we eagerly await the coming of Jesus, who will raise the dead. Also, it is because people are dead and will be raised at either the first or second resurrection that the Bible speaks of “the Day of Judgment” (cp. Matthew 10:15; … Continue reading After Resurrection Comes the Judgment

Why people think the Dead are Alive – Near Death Experiences

One reason people believe that the soul or spirit goes on living after a person dies is because of what is referred to as “near death” experiences. In these experiences, people who have clinically “died,” or been close to death, have seen what they report as the afterlife. There are a number of explanations why … Continue reading Why people think the Dead are Alive – Near Death Experiences

Annihilation in the Lake of Fire

One of the most powerful truths about God in the Bible is “God is love,” but some Christians teach that God tortures the unsaved in the flames of hell for all eternity. How could that be love? Thankfully, God does not do that. The Bible says that the saved will live forever and the unsaved … Continue reading Annihilation in the Lake of Fire

God’s Wrath is Proportional to Your Sin – Romans 2:5

Romans 2:5 But corresponding to your stubborn and unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath, when the God’s righteous judgment is revealed, “But corresponding to your stubborn and unrepentant heart…” The Greek can also be translated as “your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart.” Modern versions are divided on … Continue reading God’s Wrath is Proportional to Your Sin – Romans 2:5

In the Beginning…The Devil’s Lie

The belief that when a person dies they are not totally dead started in the Garden of Eden when the Devil lied to Adam and Eve. God told Adam that if he ate of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, he would die (Genesis 2:17), but the Devil said that he would … Continue reading In the Beginning…The Devil’s Lie