Is It Biblical To Set Up Images Of Divinity And Dead Saints And To Bow Down To Them?

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version) It’s common practice among some Christians to venerate the Holy Trinity, as well as dead saints (including Mary the mother of our Lord Jesus), by setting up images of them in places of worship (as well as in their homes), and by bowingContinue reading “Is It Biblical To Set Up Images Of Divinity And Dead Saints And To Bow Down To Them?”

Is It Biblical To Pray To God Through Angels And Departed Saints? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of The Mediatory Role Of Angels And Saints In Prayer And Salvation

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version) Some Christian denominations propagate the doctrine of the mediatorial and intercessory roles of angels and departed saints in prayer and salvation. Such groups believe and teach that angels and departed saints can facilitate the prayers of living supplicants, and can also helpContinue reading “Is It Biblical To Pray To God Through Angels And Departed Saints? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of The Mediatory Role Of Angels And Saints In Prayer And Salvation”

A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Judgements Awaiting Saints And Sinners At The End Of Life On Earth

It’s a well established fact in the Scriptures that every person will face God’s judgement at the end of this life, to give an account of the lives they lived on earth, and to be judged for their deeds/misdeeds. The Bible makes it abundantly clear that it’s appointed unto men to die once, and afterContinue reading “A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Judgements Awaiting Saints And Sinners At The End Of Life On Earth”

A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Resurrections Of The Dead, And Their Implications For The Eternal Destiny Of The Soul

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). The resurrection of the dead is a foundational doctrine of the Christian faith. Without the resurrection, there can be no redemption/salvation for mankind. The doctrine of the resurrection of the dead is predicated on the fact that the soul of man does notContinue reading “A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Resurrections Of The Dead, And Their Implications For The Eternal Destiny Of The Soul”

Is There A Transient Place Where Souls Of The Dead Go For Purification Before Proceeding To Paradise? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of Purgatory In The Light Of The Bible

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version) The term “purgatory” refers to the condition, process, or place of purification or temporary punishment in which, according to medieval Christian and Roman Catholic belief, the souls of those who die in a state of grace are made ready for heaven. Purgatory (Latin: purgatorium; from purgare, “to purge”) has come toContinue reading “Is There A Transient Place Where Souls Of The Dead Go For Purification Before Proceeding To Paradise? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of Purgatory In The Light Of The Bible”

A Biblical Exposition Of Paradise As A Place Of Eternal Rest And Bliss For Souls Of The Righteous After Death

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). The belief in paradise as a place of utter bliss, devoid of sufferings, is widely accepted by most people, both literally and figuratively. Most primitive myths believe mankind started life in some sort of paradise, but eventually lost it, and every human endeavourContinue reading “A Biblical Exposition Of Paradise As A Place Of Eternal Rest And Bliss For Souls Of The Righteous After Death”

A Biblical Exposition Of The Reality Of Hell As A Place Of Torment And Sorrows For The Souls Of Unrepentant Sinners

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). Some people are of the opinion there’s no literal place burning with fire called hell, where the souls of unrepentant sinners go to after death. While some of the deniers of hell don’t believe in life after death and the reward and punishmentContinue reading “A Biblical Exposition Of The Reality Of Hell As A Place Of Torment And Sorrows For The Souls Of Unrepentant Sinners”

What Happens To The Souls Of Children Who Die Before Reaching The Age Of Accountability?

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). The Scriptures are very clear about the fate of adults after death. Their souls either go to paradise or to hell, depending on their relationship with God. Adults bear personal responsibility for their actions as free moral agents. A free moral agent hasContinue reading “What Happens To The Souls Of Children Who Die Before Reaching The Age Of Accountability?”

What Happens To People After Death? A Biblical Exposition Of The Fate And Destiny Of The Soul Following The End Of Life On Earth.

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version) Hebrews 2:14 Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death —that is, the devil — Hebrews 2:15 and free thoseContinue reading “What Happens To People After Death? A Biblical Exposition Of The Fate And Destiny Of The Soul Following The End Of Life On Earth.”

Give No Offense To Jews, Gentiles Or The Church Of God: Living In Peace With All Men Is Key To Winning Lost Souls For Christ.

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New Revised Standard Version) Isaiah 42:1 “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. Isaiah 42:2 He will not shout or cry out, or raiseContinue reading “Give No Offense To Jews, Gentiles Or The Church Of God: Living In Peace With All Men Is Key To Winning Lost Souls For Christ.”