Megiddo Prison: Prisoner Unearths Christian Ruins 0ct 30, 2005

  Due to a planned expansion of the Megiddo Prison the Israeli Archaeological Association has been doing routine research there for over a year, with nothing found. Then on October 30, Mr. Yotan Tepper’s team of archaeologists and low-security-risk prisoners found something to talk about, “an incredible and important find.” Under the ruins of a … [Read more…]

Why I Don’t Believe

Principal Point of Faith #4: Hell and Purgatory Why I don’t believe in a literal burning hell Can you give several reasons why you do not believe in a literal hell fire that is the punishment of those who do not know God? 1.___________________________________________________________ 2.___________________________________________________________ 3.___________________________________________________________ 4.___________________________________________________________ 5.___________________________________________________________

Terms to Define

Principal Point of Faith #4: Hell and Purgatory Terms to Define Define these terms, and add any other terms you would like to remember, as discussed in this lesson. Term: Definition: hell purgatory Gehenna punishment death

Bible Study Questions

Principal Point of Faith #4: Hell and Purgatory 1. What is Hell? (a) Hell is often believed to be a place of eternal punishment (torment) for the wicked. We do not believe the Bible supports this belief. In other words, hell, as taught in the fundamental churches, does not exist. (b) When we read the … [Read more…]

Apply It!

Principal Point of Faith #3: The Nature of Man Apply It! — about Our Mortal Nature 1. Why do you think God made us mortal? 2. If he had made us with an immortal spirit, what huge problem would He have? 3. If we have an immortal soul, what is the purpose of the resurrection? … [Read more…]

Why I Don’t Believe

Principal Point of Faith #3: The Nature of Man Why I Don’t Believe I Have an Immortal Soul … 1. Popular Christianity says only that “the Bible assumes the belief in the immortal soul” —because it is not stated anywhere 2. The idea came from the Greeks Plato said the “soul” was “self-moving and indivisible” … [Read more…]

Definitions

Principal Point of Faith #3: The Nature of Man Definitions to Remember (from Strong’s Greek & Hebrew Dictionary) The Three Most Frequently used Hebrew Words Translated as “Man” in the Bible: 1. Enosh Strong’s Reference #<H520> Translated in KJV as: man 520, certain 10, misc 34 [Total Count: 564] From <H605> (‘anash); properly a mortal … [Read more…]

Terms to Define

Principal Point of Faith #3: The Nature of Man Terms to Define Define these terms, and add any other terms you would like to remember, as discussed in this lesson.   Term: Definition: life death mortal immortal corruptible incorruptible soul sleep resurrection Remember: The Bible NEVER ONCE describes the “soul” or “spirit” as immortal, or … [Read more…]

Bible Study Questions

Principal Point of Faith #3: The Nature of Man 1. What does the Bible teach about our nature? (definition of nature as used here: “physical constitution; inherent, essential likeness”) (a) The Bible says the human race (man, mankind, humankind) is mortal, i.e., subject to sickness, decay and death. “Can a mortal be more righteous than … [Read more…]

What Do You Believe?

Principal Point of Faith #2: God What do You believe?   You Will Hear: Your Thoughts or Comments: “Belief in God is just a prop.” “God is everywhere.” “I believe nature is God.” “I can’t believe in a God who allows so many bad and sick things to occur.” “I don’t have time for God.” … [Read more…]