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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: Ch. 16 (The New Jerusalem) »

This entry is part 18 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 18 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldNew Jerusalem (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) For purposes of this work, the name of this abode will be rendered “New Jerusalem,” but it is stated [...]

The Spirit World: Chapter Fifteen (Heaven) »

This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series The Spirit World

This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series The Spirit WorldHeaven (This is a continuation of The Spirit World book series. This post assumes the prerequisite reading of earlier posts in the series.) In Hebrew, the term translated “heaven” or “heavens” is shamayim, which is used about four hundred times in the Old [...]

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 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: 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 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: 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.  [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]