Explanation of “Absent from the body and to be present with the Lord” in 2 Corinthians 5:8

2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord. This phrase is commonly used to teach that at death a Christian transcends this world to be with Jesus in a bodiless state. But a bodiless state is definitely not what Paul … Continue reading Explanation of “Absent from the body and to be present with the Lord” in 2 Corinthians 5:8

What is biblical definition of Spirit when related to our bodies?

If you have not read “A Biblical Soul (Nephesh) is the whole Person including the Body” it would be helpful in understanding the definition of Spirit. This post deals with the life giving force of the Spirit and the relationship to our bodies. It will not other attributes like healing, power to move mountains and … Continue reading What is biblical definition of Spirit when related to our bodies?

A Biblical Soul (Nephesh) is the whole Person including the Body

The Biblical Concept of “Soul” We proceed now to an examination of the Biblical concept of “soul.” It is our understanding of this term which will condition our understanding of the state of man in death. The foundation of the Biblical anthropology is laid in Genesis 2:7: “The LORD God formed man of the dust … Continue reading A Biblical Soul (Nephesh) is the whole Person including the Body

Preterism – Secret Second Coming of Jesus

Copyright © Tim Warner - 2003 All orthodox Christians acknowledge the resurrection of Jesus Christ. That Jesus was raised from the dead in the same body that was crucified is quite plain from Scripture. Yet, this simple truth creates serious problems for preterists. Here's why. If Jesus came in AD70 as preterists claim, no one … Continue reading Preterism – Secret Second Coming of Jesus

Should Women Be Able to Control Their Bodies?

By Brian Clowes, PhD|May 27th, 2018 The battle over “my body, my choice” is not new; it has been raging over a century. A cartoon in the May 1919 issue of Margaret Sanger’s Birth Control Review shows a woman being crushed by a giant roll of paper labeled “Laws Controlling Women’s Bodies.” Another offensive but equally common slogans … Continue reading Should Women Be Able to Control Their Bodies?

11 Things Pro-Choicers Do Not Get

BY KRISTI BURTON BROWN Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:27 EST We’re talking about real babies. Like this one. 1) It’s not about choice; it’s about abortion. I mean, really, what “choice” are we talking about here? The “choice” to what? We’re not debating the “choice” to keep your child and raise him yourself. We’re not arguing … Continue reading 11 Things Pro-Choicers Do Not Get