Is the Earth Eternal?

Question: How do you harmonize Gen. 8:22, “While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease” (implying that the earth is eternal) with 2 Pet. 3:10, “The earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up?” Answer: The physical … [Read more…]

What Are Glorified Worlds?

Question: In the April (1997) issue of your magazine, there are two references to “glorified worlds,” a heretofore unread and unseen area of extension. Do you have any reference material on this subject? What are the biblical references? Answer: We are convinced that the Bible amply supports the existence of “glorified worlds,” i.e., planets which … [Read more…]

What are the “Leaves” that “Heal” in Revelation 22?

Question: What are the “leaves” that “heal” in Revelation 22? What do they represent? What is the healing? Answer: The passage in question describes a most unusual picture. As translated in the New English Bible it reads: “Then he showed me the river of the water of life, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne … [Read more…]

What is the Hour of Temptation?

Question: Could you help me to identify the time when this Scripture will take place: “Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth”(Rev. 3:10). What is the hour of … [Read more…]