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He rejected Tertullian’s teaching of eternal torment, promoting instead the universal restoration of even the most incorrigible sinners, including the demons and Satan himself. He expressly taught that “the torments of the lost, will be co-eternal with the happiness of the saved.

The rest which Christ gives to the soul is not achieved, as in Platonic dualism, when the soul is liberated from the body, but when a believer accepts His gracious provision of salvation “Come to me” immortaliry live in accordance to the principles of life He taught and exemplified “learn of me”.

The Hebrew phrase should be translated exactly the same way in both cases. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Immortality or Resurrection? A Biblical Study on Human Nature and Destiny

Your name or email address: Simply because they are conditioned by the belief that animals do not have a soul-only human beings have an immaterial, immortal soul. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

Oscar Cullmann rightly notes that “we hear in Jesus’ saying in Matthew Most important of all, this book will increase your appreciation for God’s glorious plan for your present life and future destiny. During the Middle Ages the belief in the afterlife was promoted through literary and artistic representations of hell as a place of absolute terror where the damned writhe and scream forever, and of paradise as a beatific place where the saints bask in eternal glory.


Furthermore, they will be at a loss to explain those passages that speak of a dead person as a dead soul – nephesh Lev It means that church programs should not neglect the needs of the body. He returned to Carthage at the age of forty and embraced the Christian faith after witnessing the courage of martyrs and the life of holiness of Christians. Soul as Seat of Emotions Being the animating principle of human life, the soul functioned also as the center of emotional activities.

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Welcome to Christian Forums, a forum to discuss Christianity in a friendly surrounding. There is nothing in the word psyche- soul that even remotely implies a conscious entity able to survive the death of resurrecyion body.

With compelling Biblical reasoning, it unmasks the oldest and possibly the greatest deception of all time, namely, that human beings possess immortal souls that live on forever.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Lord deserves to be praised, “for he has delivered the resurrecton [ nephesh ] of the poor from the hand of the evildoers” Jer They constructed massive pyramids and other elaborate tombs filled immortaltiy luxuries the deceased were supposed to need in the hereafter. The theme of danger and deliverance associated with the soul [ nephesh ] allows us to see that the soul in the Old Testament was viewed, not as an immortal component of human nature, but resurrction the uncertain, insecure condition of life which sometimes was threatened unto death.

The heart began to beat, the blood to circulate, the brain to think, and all the vital signs of life were activated. My background is rather unique.

It means that God is the source of life John 5: This is one of the many references to the seeking, killing, and saving of the soul- psyche, all of which suggest that the soul is not an immortal part of human nature, but the physical bacchlocchi itself which can be in danger. I may use therefore, the opinion of Plato, when he declares: By teaching that in order to save one’s soul, it is necessary for one to lose it, to give it up, and to lay it down, Christ expanded the Old Testament meaning bacchocchi nephesh -soul as physical life by making it inclusive of the eternal life received by those willing to sacrifice their present life soul for His sake.


Job asked, ‘How long will you torment my soul’ Job He strongly opposed oe who held to the biblical view that the soul is the animating principle of the body, which is mortal until God confers upon it the gift of immortality at the Resurrection.

Immortality or Resurrection? A Biblical Study on Human Nature and Destiny by Samuele Bacchiocchi

These verses suggest that everything of real value in the old heaven and earth, including the achievements of man’s inventive, artistic, and intellectual prowess, will find a place in the eternal order.

This is a too high price that most churches are not willing to pay.

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Dualists find in this text support for the concept that the soul is an immaterial substance that is kept safe and survives the death of the body. Immmortality you already have an account?

We describe the missionary work of the church as that of “saving souls.