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Offline WhiteWings

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Death and the afterlife
« on: March 14, 2009, 12:53:55 PM »
http://www.scribd.com/doc/7279487/Death-and-the-Afterlife-Robert-a-Morey

For a quick read search for "universal" in this 271 page e-book.

A cheerful ET book. The author admits Rich man and Lazarus is a parable. Because the real hell is far more horrible than just fire and brimstone. Our language just hasn't enough horrifying words to decribe hell. That's why it's a parable.... Page 18-19

This isn't really the type of book you can qoute a few lines from to make some point.
So I think best is you download the book read a few passages and decide if you want to read it all.
1 Timothy 2:3-4  ...God our Savior;  Who will have all men to be saved...
John 12:47  And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
Romans 4:5 But to the one who does not work, but believes in the one who declares the ungodly righteous ...

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Re: Death and the afterlife
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2009, 05:41:33 PM »
their arguments are always the same and they accept no other opinion

aeonian punishment/correction = endless torment
desctruction/perdition = neverending torment
judgment = neverending torment
hades = hell, hell is a place of neverending torment by their definition
gehenna = hell
second death = everlasting life with neverending torment

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Our language just hasn't enough horrifying words to decribe hell.

If this is true, how could Jesus say this:

Luke 10:14

But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment, than for you.

how can a "hell which is far more horrible than just fire and brimstone." be more tolerable for some than for others? I only read the beginning of this book, I have no great interest in it.