The Word ‘hell’

The word 'hell'. Did you know the word 'hell' shouldn't actually be in our Bible translations? The word 'hel' itself was adopted from Norse mythology into our Bibles sometime around 725AD. There were other more accurate words that were used in translation before then. Norse word: Hel (it's worth a Google) Actual words: * Gehenna... Continue Reading →

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Cut Off Your Hands and Gouge Out Your Eyes

Why would Jesus tell them to cut off their hands or gouge out their eyes if the hands or eyes caused them to sin? That seems pretty extreme right? We NEVER see that LITERALLY happening in NT. Sermon on the Mount, Mat5: 17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or... Continue Reading →

Weeping & Gnashing of Teeth

Is there 'weeping and gnashing of teeth' in the afterlife? No. Zech 12 is quoted by John when he speaks of 'every eye will see him, even those that pierced him'. Zech mentions 'weeping' as a corporate event happening within Jerusalem. Notice the 'weeping' had to with Jerusalem. Zech12:11 On that day the WEEPING in... Continue Reading →

What was the Second Death?

On the night before his crucifixion, Jesus’ disciples prepared the Passover meal. The traditional Jewish Passover feast was to commemorate God’s rescue of Israel from Egyptian slavery. Little did they know, they too would face a 40 year exodus, but it would be from the Old Covenant of Death to the New Covenant of Life.... Continue Reading →

What was the WILL of YHVH?

What was the WILL of YHVH for Jesus? What was the WILL of YHVH for the Israelites? The Will of the Father for Jesus: * had nothing to do with saving people from any afterlife experience (hell). * had nothing to do with getting random people into heaven. The Will of the Father for the... Continue Reading →

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