“He is Not God of the Dead, but of the Living.” How Should we Understand Jesus’ Saying?

“He is Not God of the Dead, but of the Living.” How Should we Understand Jesus’ Saying?

Jesus’ saying, extending from Mark 12:24 to 12:27, relates to the resurrection of the dead. For our study, only verses 26–27 are relevant: Jesus’ saying, extending from Mark 12:24 to 12:27, relates to the resurrection of the dead.

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The Truth About Hell

In Isaiah 14:15 the word “grave” in the phrase “brought down to the grave” (NCV)1 is also translated as “hell” (KJV) and “Sheol” (NKJV). What is Sheol?

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Gone but not Forgotten

How should we interpret the statement that when one dies he or she is "gathered to his people" (Gen. 25:8)?

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The Resurrection

Blaise Pascal, supposedly, stated that all he knew was that we would die soon. Indeed nothing in human life is ascertain as death. However, death is not an end in itself (John 3:16). There is a resurrection.

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1 Peter 3:18-22

Who are the spirits in prison? What does this difficult passage teach about Jesus?

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Christ’s Second Coming

The idea of the end of the world or the invasion of planet earth by extraterrestrial beings has repeatedly been the topic of popular films. Already in 1974 a film about the second coming of Christ in the form of a documentary frightened hundreds of Canadians.

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God and Hell

The eyes of a young man are burning like coals. Long flames come out of his ears. He hardly can breathe. When he opens his mouth blazing fire rolls out of it. The blood is boiling in his veins. The brain is boiling and bubbling in his head. The marrow is boiling in his bones,…

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Meaning of the word “soul” in the Bible

Please discuss the meaning of the word “soul” in the Bible. What does it designate?

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How Long Is Forever?

Biblical examples prevent a superficial reading of "forever" as a timeless concept.

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