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The Mystic Meaning Of The Second Death In The Apocalypse

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Biblical Studies - New Testament,
  • Mysticism,
  • Religion / Bible / Study / New Testament,
  • Religion-Mysticism,
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  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Novelty

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8503660M
ISBN 10142533170X
ISBN 109781425331702

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  The second death then would be described in Revelation , where those already dead by the first death are now called before the great white throne of Jesus for judgment. They are judged out of the book of life and because their names are not found there (they aren’t followers of Jesus), they perish or die the second death, consignment to Hell or the Lake of Fire forever. The Second death DESTROYS the CAUSE and the EFFECT of the First death destroys it in man, and destroys it in the earth; for there shall be NEW heavens (ruling powers) and a NEW earth (worshipping people) wherein dwelleth RIGHTEOUSNESS. The Mystery of the Apocalypse. the modem theologian cannot possibly cope with the complexities of the Apocalypse, for to him this mystic writing is but a phantasmagoria the divine inspiration of which he is sorely tempted to question. behold, I am alive forever more, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death." In the second and third. The lake of fire is the second death. Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire. Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea.

  The second is Revelation , Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over these; they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for the thousand years. While these are styled as blessings their subject matter is sobering. They concern our mortality. We thus define the first death: Death is the dissolution of the nature of living beings; or thus: Death is the separation of body and soul. But we thus define the second death: Death is the suffering of eternal pain; or thus: Death is the condemnation of souls for their deserts to eternal punishments. (14, 15) And death and hell were castBetter, And death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. The latter part of the verse contains, according to the best MS. authority, the additional words "the lake of fire." We then read, not "This is the second death"--as though the reference were to what went before--but, This is the second death, the lake of fire. Summary. In the Book of Revelation, the apocalyptic hopes of the early Christian community find their clearest and most complete expression. Apocalypticism was not a new phenomenon among Christians; it was a well-established belief among Jews, who held that the coming of the kingdom of God would not be brought about by a gradual transformation but by a sudden intervention, .

The Book of Revelation (often called the Revelation to John, Apocalypse of John, the Revelation from Jesus Christ (from its opening words), the Apocalypse, The Revelation, or simply Revelation) is the final book of the New Testament, and consequently is also the final book of the Christian title is derived from the first word of the Koine Greek text: apokalypsis, meaning . Revelation King James Version (KJV) 14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. King James Version (KJV) Revelation in all English translations. Bible Gateway Recommends. KJV American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover. Our Price: $ Save: $ (10%) Buy Now. KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Imitation. Now that solemn and thrilling expression ‘the second death’ is peculiar to this book of the Apocalypse. The name is peculiar; the thing is common to all the New Testament writers. Here it comes with especial appropriateness, in contrast with the physical death which was about to be inflicted upon some members of the Smyrnean Church. The sea gave up the dead who were in it, and Death and Hades delivered up the dead who were in them. And they were judged, each one according to his works. Then Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And anyone not found written in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire (Revelation NKJV).