Posts Tagged ‘earth’

Hell 6

Posted: August 3, 2017 in Hell
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In Hell 1-5 we read that the home of non-believing souls is called Hell.  The place on earth that most re-
sembles the horror of this dwelling was called the “Valley of Hinnom.”  In this valley, the people of Judah built a
fire pit that was used as a garbage dump.  It was also where they burned and sacrificed their children to pagan
gods.  They have done evil in my eyes, declares the Lord.  In Hebrew “Valley of Hinnom” is translated as
“Gehenna.”  In English “Gehenna” is translated as “Hell.”

Hell is a literal place of fiery punishment.  Hell is located below the earth’s crust where the temperature
can reach 6000 degrees Celsius.

After Jesus died, he descended into hell for three days before he was resurrected.  He descended into hell to
preach to the spirits of past non-believers.

A final note:  The millennium is a time frame of one thousand years where Satan and his fallen angels will be held
in the abyss.  After the one thousand years (millennium is never used in the bible), Satan and his fallen angels will
be released for a short period of time before they are thrown into a place called the Burning Lake of Sulfur or the
Lake of Fire.  Non-believers will be released from hell and judged before God.  They will also be thrown into the
Lake of Fire.

The devil (Satan), the fallen angels and the non-believers will be tormented day and night forever and ever in the
Lake of Fire.  This is also called the Second Death or Final Death.

Next week the “Meaning of Life” followed by “Bible Accuracy.”

Thank you so much for reading.  God bless.

Jeff

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Hell 3

Posted: July 13, 2017 in Hell
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In Hell 2 we read that hell is referred to as a place of eternal fire.  Now, let’s examine where hell is located.

In Heaven 2 and Heaven 3 we read that heaven stretches from the clouds to the stars.  God is in heaven and out-
side/above heaven.  The only other place for hell is down.  Is hell inside the earth?  Is the eternal fire 
inside the earth?  I think it is.

The earth’s crust is 20 to 30 miles thick.  Beneath the crust is a layer called the mantle.  The mantle is a layer
where hot magna, molten rock and hot gases exist.  This mixture often seeps to the earth’s crust as volcanoes.

Beneath the mantle layer is the outer core which has a temperature of 4400 degrees Celsius.  Beneath the outer
core is the inner core or center of the earth.  The earth’s inner core temperature is equal to that of the sun’s sur-
face at 6000 degrees Celsius.  Some where inside the earth is the eternal fire of hell.

How do we know hell isn’t in another fiery place like the sun or another burning star?

Ephesians 4:9  “He ascended,” what does it mean that he also descended into the lower regions, the earth?

1 Peter 3:19  In it he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison, because they formerly did not obey.

After Jesus died on the cross, he descended into hell and proclaim the good news to the nonbelieving souls.

Next week, more on the Abyss.

Thank you so much for reading.  God bless.

Jeff

Heaven 8

Posted: June 15, 2017 in Heaven
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Welcome, last week we read that God is God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.  All three are spiritual
beings that fill the entire universe.  All three are omnipresent which means they are always present everywhere at
the same time.  God cannot be contained by heaven.

In fact, let’s read that God was alive before the heavens and God actually made the heavens.

Psalms 8:3  When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you
have set in place.

Psalms 33:6  By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, their starry hosts by the breath of his mouth.

Psalms 102:25  In the beginning you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your
hands.

Jeremiah 32:17  “Ah, Sovereign Lord, you made the heavens and the earth by your great power and out-
stretched arm.

Collssians 1:16  For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible,
whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities;  all things have been created through him and for him.

Not only does God fill the earth, the heavens and the universe, he created the earth, the heavens and the universe.

Next week, the conclusion to heaven.

Thank you so much for reading.  God bless.

Jeff

Heaven 7

Posted: June 8, 2017 in Heaven
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Last week we read that there are at least 3 heavens or layers of heaven.  This week, which heaven does God
live?

Heaven 3 answers this question but we will read some additional scriptures.

1Kings 8:27  But will God really dwell on earth?  The heavens, even the highest heavens cannot contain
you.

2 Chronicles 2:6  But who is able to build a temple for him, since heaven, even the highest heavens cannot
contain him?

Jeremiah 23:23  “Am I only a God nearby,” declares the Lord, “and not a God far away?”  Can anyone hide in secret
places so that I cannot see him?” declares the Lord.  “Do not I fill heaven and earth?” declares the Lord.

Ephesians 4:10  He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to
fill the whole universe.

Hebrews 7:26  Such a high priest (Jesus) meets our need- one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners,
exalted above the heavens.

These scriptures tell us that God is present on earth, in heaven and outside of heaven.  In fact, God is spiritual
beings (God the Father, God the Son and the Holy Spirit) that fills the entire universe.  God cannot be
contained by heaven.  God is omnipresent which means they are present everywhere at the same time.

Next week we will read how God was alive before the heavens and actually created the heavens.

Thank you so much for reading.  God bless.

Jeff

Heaven 4

Posted: May 18, 2017 in Heaven
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This week we will read about the location of heaven.  Where is heaven?

Psalms 103:11  For as high as the heavens (plural) are above the earth, so great is the love of those who fear
him …

Mark 16:19  After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven …

Luke 24:51  While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.

Acts 1:11  “Men of Galilee,” they said, “Why do you stand here looking into the sky?  This same Jesus, who has
been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.

Acts 7:55  But Stephan, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God.

Isaiah 40:26  Lift your eyes and look to the heavens (plural).

Jeremiah 31:37  This is what the Lord says:  Only if the heavens (plural) above can be measured and the
foundation of the earth below be searched out …

These scriptures clearly tell us that heaven is upward in the sky.  Heaven is above the earth.

Next week, where does the heavens (plural) start.

Thank you so much for reading.  God bless.

Jeff

Heaven 1

Posted: April 27, 2017 in Heaven
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Thanks for reading about heaven?  According to scripture, is heaven a real place?  Does God live in heaven?
Where is heaven?  Is there more than one heaven?

First of all, is heaven a real place?

Genesis 1:1  In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Genesis 14:19  “Blessed be Abram by God most high, creator of heaven and earth.

Psalms 115:15  May you be blessed by the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.

Psalms 121:2  My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.

Isaiah 37:16  O Lord Almighty, God of Israel, enthroned between the cherubim (angels), you alone are God over all
the kingdoms of the earth.  You have made the heaven and earth.

These scriptures definitely tell us that heaven is a real place and that God created heaven.

Thank you so much for reading.  God bless.

Jeff

 

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Last week we ended with the following question.  Did Adam and Eve’s children have sex with each other in order to
populate the earth?

Yes, their children did have sex with each other in order to populate the earth.

Also, Noah’s children married and had sex with their brothers, sisters and cousins in order to populate
the earth.

Here are two more examples.

Genesis 20:12  Abraham married his half sister.

Exodus 6:20  Amram married his father’s sister Jochebed, who bore him Aaron and Moses.

But aren’t these examples of incest?  The following scriptures forbid people to have sex with a close relative?

Leviticus 18:6  No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations, I am the Lord.

Leviticus 18:9  Do not have sexual relations with your sister, either your fathers daughter or your mothers daughter.

Next week, why was sex with a close relative allowed in Genesis but not in Leviticus.  What was the difference?

Thank you so much for reading.  God bless.

Jeff