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Can we conclude that there is food and drink in heaven because Jesus ate and drank after the resurrection?

At the last supper Jesus said: But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom. (Matt. 26:29) The ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

Two part answer, the first addresses the nature of this question and tone in which it is asked/defended. The second is the answer I have to the question, and then I have some comments. About the ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

It's just a symbolisation of the cycle of manifesting your own depression and joy. You also need to note that in the era this was written to live was existing not living. One person paid for the sins ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

Premise 2 surreptitiously slips in a false dichotomy. Spirit Realm Investigator has offered critiques of the several of the other premises; I think good points are raised there. I'll focus my post ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39:- Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for My sake will ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

I would answer that holding the OP's interpretation of what life means in a consistent fashion rules out the possibility of eternal life being received by anyone who has not been martyred. I would ...
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How can we understand the SDA interpretation of Daniel 9:26?

The SDA understanding was the traditional understanding before historical criticism and dispensationalism became the dominant views. (See Fathers). In that article, Paul Tanner refers to it as the ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

Your argument that writhing in the lake of fire constitutes life is your flawed premise. That's the second death. That may not comport with your preconception of 'life'; that is, any conscious state, ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

Addressing the deductive argument P1: The doctrine of eternal conscious torment/separation asserts that all of the unrighteous are resurrected in immortal bodies and will have physical life forever ...
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How do believers in eternal conscious separation/torment reconcile their belief with Jesus' words at Matthew 10:39?

Whoever finds his life (in this life) shall, at the end of this life, lose his life. But he shall be raised from the dead to give an account. Once judged, he shall be assigned to the lake of fire, ...
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Why is Rome referred to as Babylon in Rev 17 and 18?

The preponderance of the evidence appears to show that in the New Testament, "Babylon" is a reference to Rome. John AT Robinson provided a helpful summary of supporting evidence (see p. 136 ...
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