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 Royal Priesthood compared with General Priesthood Who will form the royal priesthood? Divine nature Man, image of God In the coming New World For this article, I […]

Is Annihilation a Penalty of God – The Second Death?

        PART 1         Will All Be Saved After All         PART 2 New Interpretations of God’s Punishments         One birth – two deaths Or two births, but only one death?         Destruction         What is the lake […]

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 consuming fire and The Purifying 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, […]

Is the Punishment Eternal?

Kolasis refers to the punishment in relation to the punished person. 2 The 1:9 “Such people will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction by being separated from the Lord’s presence and from his glorious power”. – Is the separation from the Lord’s presence truly eternal? What I have written, does not mean that there would […]

What Is the Discipline of God?

For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.  1 Cor 11:31-32 But if we [chosen ones] judged ourselves correctly, we would not be judged. Now, while we are being judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned along with the world. The word […]