Human beings have always been interested in the reasons why they are here and what would happen to them after they die. In our regions the dead are not placed on a fire, but are put in a grave or in an incinerator, according to the Bible to become dust, though the majority of people… Read More Is there life beyond the grave?
There are churches which teach that people when they die go to purgatory, heaven or hell. In which way is that according bible writings, where is told that the living beings (souls) when they die shall deteriorate or decay to become dust, not feeling anything and not able to do anything?… Read More Where do we go when we die?
From the chaos God had ordered everything. First the planets, than all living creatures and then human creatures or beings we call “human“, “male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27). God gave this couple (male and female) a mandate to reign over all other creatures (see Genesis 1:28) thus placing them above all other… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #6 Curse and solution
After the choice Adam and Eve made to go against the Will of God, eating of the fruit of the Tree of knowledge of good and evil, God came to deal with three parties in the fall of mankind: Adam, Eve and the serpent. An alleged fourth – the devil – is not mentioned in… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse
The person created out of the man is a special being, which is not at all less than the one made from. Man at his request got a partner from the Divine Creator. Man received a helper and companion. He at first had the lead, being on his own, able to name things, but now… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #4 The Fall
In our Sunday service we continued discussing the matter of the day before concerning the insight and/or wisdom which people may receive. We also reflected on the reading of some days before (John chapter 8). the last few weeks we have been under attack and had loads of letters telling us we are haters of… Read More Blindness in the Christian world
Sheol (“Sheool”, “Sjeool”), Hades Under the tags “graf” = “grave, tomb, sepulchre” you will find links to articles about the place to put away, stow away or store dead bodies, corpses or cadavers. Under those words you shall be able to find more information about those “opbergplaatsen or “opbergruimten” storage areas/rooms or vaults as well… Read More Sheol, Sheool, Sjeool, Hades, Hell, Grave, Tomb, Sepulchre