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This entry is part 1 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 1 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldWe’re giving away The Spirit World book to ReturningKing.com readers!  The Spirit World is a study of the afterlife in scripture.  Far from simply referring to “Heaven and Hell,” the scripture reveals an assortment of containers which temporarily sort the souls of men [...]

The Spirit World: Introduction »

This entry is part 2 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 2 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldIntroduction (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) Numerous are the terms used in scripture to reference the other-worldly spiritual abodes which remain unseen to the human eye.  [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter One (Sheol) »

This entry is part 3 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 3 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldSheol  (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) Giving consideration to the fact that the Bible is translated from the Hebrew and Greek languages (with some Arabic), it [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter Two (Hades) »

This entry is part 4 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 4 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldHades (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) Skipping ahead to the New Testament, the next term to be observed in this work is the Greek term, Hades.  [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter Three (Abaddon) »

This entry is part 5 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 5 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldAbaddon (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) Abaddon is also a Hebrew term, thus is constrained to the Old Testament, except for one occasion when the Hebrew [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter Four (The Pit) »

This entry is part 6 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 6 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldThe Pit (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) The term “The Pit,” is to be described in this work using its English rendering because two different Hebrew [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter Five (Abraham’s Bosom) »

This entry is part 7 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 7 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldAbraham’s Bosom (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) The Term The terms “Abraham’s Bosom” are found only in Luke 16, in Jesus’ story of Lazarus and the [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter Six (Paradise) »

This entry is part 8 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 8 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldParadise (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) “Paradise” is a Greek term literally meaning a “royal park” or a “garden.”  However, the Septuagint (the Greek translation of [...]

The Spirit World: Ch. 7 (The Migration of Paradise) »

This entry is part 9 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 9 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldThe Migration of Paradise (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) As has been demonstrated thus far, the righteous are appointed to leave Sheol/Hades at some point in [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter Eight (Hell) »

This entry is part 10 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 10 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldHell (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) Of all abodes of the dead, perhaps none bring the immediate sense of recognition as does the term, “Hell.”  Hell [...]