“The Resurrections and Judgments” Vlog Series Now Available »

For twenty weeks ReturningKing.com has been releasing the author’s The Spirit World book one chapter at a time.  Very soon this book will be complete in its online free distribution.  The Spirit World systematically traces the abodes of the departed spirits of men and angels throughout scripture.  It examines the nature of Sheol/Hades, the Abyss, [...]

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 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 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 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: 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” is released by ReturningKing.com »

Confusion abounds concerning the nature of the unseen spiritual worlds of men an angels. Biblical terms such as Hades, Abaddon, the abyss and others are often considered interchangeable by well-intended students of God’s Word. In some cases, the message of the text is no worse for the wear. In others, flagrant apostasy has developed because [...]

The Second Resurrection & Judgment »

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Spiritual Realms

Deductions from these texts clearly indicate: Some parts of Hell are worse than others The judgment of the lost will determine their punishment One’s knowledge of right and wrong will determine their punishment The judgment of the Great White Throne, being the judgment of all of the world’s historical lost, then, is the judgment which determines the degree of one’s punishment in Hell.

The Judgments of Believers »

This entry is part 18 of 20 in the series Spiritual Realms

This is the most ambiguous of the texts, but the other two indicate clearly that discipline is not the purpose of the judgment The timing of this judgment The timing of this judgment is when Jesus “comes” o 1 Corinthians 4:5 (NIV) 5 Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time;

The First Resurrection »

This entry is part 19 of 20 in the series Spiritual Realms

The Resurrections For Believers: (The First Resurrection) The resurrection of the dead is a global occurrence, for believers and non-believers alike. The Church’s Order in the First Resurrection The dead in Christ 16For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first The “dead in Christ” refer to those have died in the church and are buried (or otherwise remain) on earth in the body The living in Christ 17After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air.