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Sheol/Hades in the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Below are mentions of Sheol from several apocryphal and pseudepigraphical works.  This is a simple list, perhaps with notes here and there.  Generally, I make no claim as to the veracity of what is written here.  Read and believe at … Continue reading

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Sun, Moon, and Stars as Angels

The following article is from my Bible Investigation website, and seems to belong on this site as well.  It’s a couple of years old, and is slightly edited in the version that appears below. ———————– This article will fall far … Continue reading

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Proof that Jesus Came to Get the Christians

The Temporary Ekklesia Theory holds that Jesus came and got the living Christians in 70AD, and took them to Heaven.  Their “earthly bodies” were “changed”–not swapped out for other bodies, but transformed–into “heavenly bodies”, and they were taken.  (Study 1 Corinthians 15 … Continue reading

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Sheol/Hades as a “Prison” with “Captives”

Revelation 2:10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison (phylakē), that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, … Continue reading

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The Matthew 25 “Sheep and Goats” Judgment of the Dead

Much of the confusion over the “end times” concerns the question of whether all the living on the planet were to be gathered up and judged in one big event.  This is largely fueled by hasty assumptions about the “Sheep … Continue reading

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Flaws in Other Resurrection Models

This is a difficult topic to tackle since there are so many different variations of the resurrectional model are in play.  I will attempt to keep this very brief, therefore, simply focusing on some of the main points and the … Continue reading

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The Underlying Assumption

When it comes to history, we are utterly at the mercy of the historians.  There is no way to prove with utter and rightful certainty that anything we read about actually happened.  We are left but to reason for ourselves … Continue reading

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Is “Theory” the Right Word?

On occasion, someone will criticize my use of the word “Theory”, presumably on the grounds that any proper theory must be falsifiable.  This objection always surprises me, however, since I researched the word before using it in my title, and … Continue reading

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“Many parts of your theory are weakly supported”

Critic:  “Many parts of your theory are weakly supported, therefore, it cannot be true.” If this criticism is valid (and it is not), then all the weakly-supported tenets of orthodox Christianity disprove orthodoxy.  For example, the “virgin birth” rests on … Continue reading

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