Death, as an unconscious sleep

6 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 Death is described as a sleep in the Bible. Would this not imply complete unconsciousness until the resurrection? Those who advocate a conscious, disembodied, post-mortem state for the deceased between death and the resurrection, […]

Resurrection, Late Belief

20 September, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

PDF PODCAST UPDATED 20 SEPTEMBER, 2018 Is it, or is it not, true, that the doctrine of resurrection developed rather late in Judaism? Some passages of the Tanach could be read from the vantage point that there is to be […]

Psychopannychy, term

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 What does the term “psychopannychy” mean? The most common term that one hears to describe the concept of deceased persons experiencing complete unconsciousness before the resurrection is soul sleep. A far more technical term […]

Psychopannychy, motivation for belief

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 What does your ministry think is the main reason(s) why some people are motivated to believe or advocate a doctrine of psychopannychy/soul sleep? It is undeniable that a main influence guiding the adoption of […]

Psychopannychy, Growing in Adherence

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 Why does it seem that a concept like psychopannychy is growing in adherence in today’s Christian and Messianic world? In today’s evangelical Christianity, belief in psychopannychy is growing because of a steady influence of […]

Philippians 1:23

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 What do those who believe in psychopannychy/soul sleep do about Philippians 1:23, and with Paul desiring to depart and be with the Messiah? Philippians 1:23 is the second most commonly quoted passage about the […]

Luke 16:19-31

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 What do those who believe in psychopannychy/soul sleep do about the parable of Lazarus and the rich man? Luke 16:19-31 is probably the third most consulted Bible passage as it concerns the discussion surrounding […]

Eternal life, physically alive forever

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 Is it not true that possessing eternal life means being physically alive forever? When we see “life” (Heb. chayim; Grk. zōē) or “death” (Heb. mavet; Grk. thanatos) referred to in the Holy Scriptures, are […]

Dualism

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 Is it not true that the idea of an intermediate afterlife in Heaven or Hell is predicated on dualism? Is it not true that dualism was a philosophical view that originated with the Greeks, […]

Death, for Believers

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST UPDATED 06 MAY, 2008 What do you believe happens when born again Believers die? We believe that the disembodied consciousnesses of Believers who die in the faith are transported to Heaven to be with the Lord. This is […]

2 Corinthians 5:8

22 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST UPDATED 08 MARCH, 2011 What do those who believe in psychopannychy/soul sleep do about 2 Corinthians 5:8, and in being absent from the body and present with the Lord after death? 2 Corinthians 5:8 is the first most […]

Breath of Life, humans and animals

14 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 If humans and animals have the “breath of life,” would it not seem logical that both experience the same kind of death? Reading in English that “of all that was on the dry land, […]

Body-Brain-Consciousness Interaction

14 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 To what degree do you think the human consciousness is reliant upon the body and the brain? Various forms of dualism found in much of Christianity over the centuries, have most definitely taken a […]

Afterlife, negates significance of death

7 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 MARCH, 2011 Is it not true that an afterlife in Heaven before the resurrection, would subtract from the significance of death? Psychopannychists or “soul sleep” advocates claim that the power of death is something that is […]

Why Hell Must Be Eternal

4 August, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

While it is unfortunately very true that there is a level of controversy present in today’s theological studies, over what happens to the deceased between death and resurrection—a much higher debate takes place regarding what occurs to unrepentant, unrighteous sinners. […]

To Be Absent From the Body

4 August, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

Without any doubt, one of the most uncomfortable subjects that any human being has to confront in life is death. You do not have to be that well versed in reading the Bible, to adequately understand that death is a […]