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Wikipedia has decent information on this topic. First, the beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses on this subject: Watch Tower publications teach that hell (hades or sheol) is not a place of fiery torment, but rather the "common grave of mankind", a place of unconscious non-existence. Gehenna, the Bible word commonly translated "hellfire", is said to describe a ...


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What is the Biblical basis for death being the last point for repentance? Before death is the time when we do that which can be judged. Judgment of works for punishment is what comes to those who have rejected Jesus. Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment: The time to "know" Jesus is while we are ...


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Good question. God chose to reflect the true consequence of sin to guard against sin from appearing a second time after the total eradication of sin. Take adultery for example, the consequence of adultery is separation. But if the husband knew that this particular wife was going to repent and he was going to forgive her completely, why set this rule? ...


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Background: God’s Mercy v/s Justice David’s Sin – A case study When David got Uriah killed, his sin could not be atoned or forgiven through sacrifices. The law did not prescribe a sacrifice for Murder, but rather the death penalty for such sins. Examples: Before the law: "Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made ...



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