Have you ever wondered about those who have never heard of Jesus Christ? Are they saved or lost? Where do they stand in God’s plan? The short answer is expressed by the Apostle Paul in the first chapter of his epistle to the Romans. Below is a reprint of a December 2009 comprehensive post on … More What about those who have never heard of Jesus?
Other than Sheol, Gehenna, and Hades, there is an additional incident of hell expressed only once in the entire Bible – and with considerable misunderstanding, “For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment…” (2 … More Tartaroo – Chains of DARKNESS!
Abyss & Bottomless Pit Abyss – Bottomless Pit – Lk 8:31; Ro 10:7; Re 9:11; Re 11:7; Re 17:8; Re 20:1,3. Each of these New Testament references, Bottomless pit-Abyss, is the Greek (Scofield G12) ἄβυσσος ábyssos, ab’-us-sos; depthless, i.e. (specially) (infernal)“abyss.” The KJV translates G12 as “the deep” or “bottomless pit” while the NASB and … More Abyss Or Bottomless Pit Vs Hell – Hades Or Gehenna
God’s original creation was perfect! “And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.“ (Genesis 1:31) There was no disease, no illness, no deformities. What went wrong? Where did all the diseases and abnormalities come from? Wikipedia lists 249 rows of human … More The Origin of Disease
THE BIG CONTROVERSY – Are Church Age Believers Priest? We have all heard the phrase, “priesthood of the believer,” But are Church Age believers Priests? Many authorities say yes while many others say no. It appears to be a “split decision,” but is the priesthood of believers supported by Scripture? It all comes down to … More Priests – Apostles – and the Church Part 2 of 2
This can be a delicate subject on a couple of fronts. One is the controversy over who is the twelfth Apostle? My pastor, his seminary, and many other Bible teachers contends that Matthias is not a legitimate Apostle. They argue that Peter had no authority to appoint Matthias as the replacement for Judas Iscariot (Acts … More Priests – Apostles – and the Church Part 1 of 2
God is Love, (1John 4:15). He is also just. That means He must punish unrepentant sin. “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Rom 6:23. Revelation 15 & 16 reveal that God’s Love is an Open Door Until the Very End – … More A Loving and Just God!
Confused when someone challenges your belief in the Holy Scriptures? Don’t be intimidated because our Churches have failed in teaching us what we should know about the origin of Scripture. Simply turn to the skeptic and explain to them that — The Bible is a reliable collection of historical documents.. It was written on three … More Validity of the Bible
For God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through him. 18 He who believes in him is not judged. He who doesn’t believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the one and only Son of God. … More God Loves You
The Bible is a reliable collection of historical documents written on three continents (Asia, Africa, Europe), in three different languages (Hebrew, Greek, and some Aramaic), by forty authors from different walks of life and living at different times – People who were kings and Generals, shepherds, fishermen, tax collectors, a doctor and historians. They give … More Can You Trust the Bible?