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Mark 9:43 refers to "unquenchable fire" (Greek ἄσβεστον (asbeston) from which we get the word "asbestos"). The KJV calls it "the fire that shall never be quenched". This verse also refers to this fire as "hell" (Greek γέενναν (geennan), from which we get the word "Gehenna"). The Outline of Biblical Usage ...


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If existence is greater than nonexistence, how could it have been better for Judas not to have been born (Mt. 26:24)? It is better to be in Hell for the rest of eternity than to never have existed! Both Matthew 11:11and Mark 26:24 state, "The Son of man goes as it is written of him, but woe to that man bywhom the Son of man is betrayed! It would have ...


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The Son of Mankind is indeed going away, according as it is written concerning Him, yet woe to that man through whom the Son of Mankind is being betrayed! Ideal were it for Him If that man were not born! Mathew 26:24 The case of Judas has an important bearing on the ultimate destiny of the human race at all creation. If it were well for Judas if he had ...


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If existence is greater than nonexistence, how could it have been better for Judas not to have been born (Mt. 26:24)? I will answer this in two ways. First, your cited verse is not pointing to Judas, because Judas only betrayed Jesus as "Rabbi" and do not look up to Jesus as the "Son of Man". Just to give clarity, Adam lineage was called &...


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To exist is indeed greater than not to exist. St. Thomas Aquinas, arguing that "a wife is bound to pay the [marital] debt even to a leprous husband", says (Super Sent. lib. 4 d. 32 q. 1 a. 1 ad 4 = Summa suppl. q. 64 a. 1 ad 4): …though the child begotten of them be diseased, it is better to be (to exist) thus than not (to exist) at all.quamvis ...


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John 3:13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven. But if no man had ascended up to heaven then whither did Abraham go? Lazarus was resting in the bosom of Abraham, and we don't read about God staying there. I think this can be an evidence that heaven and paradise are different. John ...


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