Both the fiery lake and the second death are figurative expressions. The final judgment is mainly for all people; they are judged according to their deeds. In the Book of Life, which is also a figurative expression, the names of those who are saved, are written. If there is no name in the book, he […]

Christ – God’s High Priest and the Royal Priesthood

Melchizedek’s Priesthood – Aaronic Priesthood (or Levitical Priesthood) – Urim and Thummim – Anointing with Holy Oil – From Levitical Priesthood to Christ’s Priesthood – Bible Guidelines concerning food – New Covenant of Christ – General Priesthood – Royal Priesthood – Royal Priesthood compared with General Priesthood – What people make up the Holy Priesthood? […]

Is Annihilation a Penalty of God – The Second Death?

PART 1 Jesus appears from heaven with his angels.  2 Tes 1:8 in flaming fire, giving vengeance to those not knowing God, and to those not obeying the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ; 9 who will pay the penalty: eternal destruction from the face of the Lord and from the glory of his […]

Salting with Fire

Jesus said in Mar 9:49 49 For everyone will be salted with fire, and every sacrifice will be salted with salt. 50 Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, with what will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.” – What does mean “salt […]

The Pain of the Fiery Lake

  With the following verses, I try to find out what kind of pain is described in these verses with the words of Greek. Luk 16:23-24 In Hades, [i.e. the realm of the dead] where he was in constant torture, he looked up and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus by his side. So he […]

The Fire of the Last Judgment

The concept of the last judgment implies, that people get their ‘wages’ and sinners will be punished, and it is just right, that the unrighteous sinners are thrown into the inferno and eternal suffering. The verses of the 1. Corinthians refer to the building of faith on the foundation, which is Jesus Christ. The fire […]

The Fire of God – The Purifying Fire

At the final judgment, God’s purifying fire will test everyone. Mat 3:11 I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit. 1 Pet 1:7 that the proof of your faith, […]

The Fire of God – The consuming fire

Rev 20:9 They went up over the breadth of the earth, and surrounded the camp of the saints, and the beloved city. Fire came down out of heaven from God, and devoured them.  (consume, devour katesthiō G 2719) Rev 11:5 And if anyone wants to harm them, fire comes out of their mouth and devours […]

Eternal Life

Jhn 3:15 that everyone who believes in him may not perish, but have life eternal. 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that everyone believing in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. We know that Jesus and the saints rule the nations for a thousand years, […]

A Jubile and ‘Owlam’ (eternal)

Hebrew ‘owlam’ and Greek ‘aion’ and ‘aionios’ do not mean eternal or endless time. An example of the use of the word owlam: Exo 21:6 ” then his master shall bring him to God, and shall bring him to the door or to the door-post, and his master shall bore his ear through with an […]