Tables

Grind (verb) – To perform repetitive tasks over and over in order to attain a goal. Check out the grunt work accomplished here. These tables can be viewed or downloaded for your use as you like. Every occurrence of the Greek word psuche’ rendered in the New Testament (KJV) as “soul” is treated to showContinue reading “Tables”

45 Billion Bodies are Somewhere

Appendix D THE POST-MORTEM TIMELINE Considering the “unhappily” rendered sheol and hades and the co-opting of the Valley of Hinnom (Gehenna) to serve as hell, as well as the parable-mistaken-for-real-life story of the Rich Man and Lazarus, we must conclude that hell has no scriptural basis on which to exist and therefore has no claimContinue reading “45 Billion Bodies are Somewhere”

Summing it all Up

Appendix C MAGICIAN’S SMOKE OR PERSUASIVE ARGUMENT Our examination of hell in the Bible revealed plenty of evidence that the existence of such a place is not supported by the scriptures. The argument is so convincing, as a matter of fact, that its going to be difficult to understand how it is that anyone couldContinue reading “Summing it all Up”

Tartarus

Appendix B METAPHOR OR ANGEL THUG LOCKDOWN There is one last Greek word, a noun, rendered “hell” in the New Testament of which we have yet to speak. You will recall that there are three Greek words that were rendered as such: Hades, Gehenna, and Tartarus. I decided to include this discussion in an appendix,Continue reading “Tartarus”

May We Steal Your Hell?

THE ROAD TO A PLAGERIZED PERDITION Once again, the post-apostolic church was confronted with intellectual challenges to the young Christian faith. These challenges came in two forms: heresies and the intellectual reaction of paganism. The body of work written by the early church fathers and used to meet the intellectual challenge of the Hellenistic pagansContinue reading “May We Steal Your Hell?”

The Rich Man and Lazarus

PURPLE, FINE LINEN AND FIVE BROTHERS There seems to be a triad of translation/interpretation mishaps regarding the subject of hell in the Bible. First is the “unhappy” rendering (W.E. Vine) of sheol and hades as “hell” in the Old and New Testaments, respectively. Then there is the interpretation of Gehenna (the Valley of Hinnom) asContinue reading “The Rich Man and Lazarus”