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The Serpent in the Garden

The first time Satan is mentioned in the Bible occurs in the book of Genesis, chapter 3. The serpent is described as a very subtle beast. This beast enticed the woman to eat of the forbidden fruit. The woman made the man eat, too. The Serpent used an appealing lie to make the woman fall: …

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Hades, the Abode of the Dead

One of Satan’s big lies has always been to make people believe that the Bible is difficult to understand, and that we need theologians to explain its meanings. It is true that the Bible is difficult, but not because its meaning is obscure. It is difficult because it is a spiritual book that deals with …

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Not hell, but Hades

So, according to the Bible, Hades is the abode of the dead. Every person who died before Christ suffered the cross, went to Hades, including His people, the saints of the Old Testament. After the cross, the saints go to Paradise to be with the Lord. That was the work that Christ accomplished with His …

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Hades, not hell

The word hell has more to do with pagan nordic European religions than with Christianity. Translators in 1611 translated the word “Hades” from the Greek into “hell” in English. The meaning is different too. The hell of pagan religions has more from human imagination. The hades from the Bible is the reality that God taught …

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Satan’s looks

Probably, you have seen the drawings and cartoons of Satan’s representations. Red suit, horns, pitch fork, long tail, cape and¬†hooves.¬† The problem with this image is that it’s not accurate. It is only an artist’s imagination because of the terrible reputation of this creature. The description of Satan in the Bible is “as an angel …

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Who is Satan?

Satan is a spiritual being who is the enemy of God, and Christ. He was created in the beginning to fulfil God’s purpose of electing a people for Himself. Satan is real and the bible has a lot to say about him. He was introduced as the deceiver, in the Garden of Eden, talking to …

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Where is Hell?

The Bible speaks of Sheol and Hades as the abode of the dead. It is located in the “lowest part of the Earth” according to many quotes from the Scriptures. It is characterized as “the bottomless pit”. In Numbers chapter 16, we read the sad story of Korah. He and other prominent men (250 princes …

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