1 Corinthians, Lesson 26: The Resurrection of the Body, Part 1

Paul has delivered what it means that God the Father has raised Jesus from the dead by the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 15:20, Romans 8:11). Because Christ was raised alive, those who are in Christ will also be made alive (1 Corinthians 15:22). But this will happen at His “coming,” when He returns on the […]

Understanding Isaiah 66:24

In adult instruction (catechesis) for those being brought into the Church, we cover many teachings of Scripture.  Sometimes, we have classes dealing with people’s specific questions.  One such class dealt without how to understand the last verse in the Old Testament book of Isaiah.  That verse reads: “And they will go out and look on […]

Revelation: Lesson 10: The Seven Signs, Parts 4-5

After the Apostle John observed heavenly worship, he saw Jesus, represented as a wounded but victorious lamb, receive a double-sided scroll with seven seals.  Revelation then moves into four successive visions of each seal as Jesus breaks each one.   Seal 1: Mary gives birth to Jesus.  Satan tries to kill the infant Jesus but fails. […]

What is Hell?

In our Sunday School class, we’ve been exploring the biblical teaching on the End Times.  Part of that exploration has dealt with Hell.  Many today see Hell as an eternal separation from God.  We explored that idea based on 2 Thessalonians 1:9, but also studied why Hell as an eternal separation from God is not the […]