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According to Matthew 25:31-46 when are the sheep separated from the goats

It's actually chapter 24 verses 29 and 30 where Jesus starts to explain when, exactly, this separating work takes place and, clearly, it has not begun yet. There are phenomenal celestial signs, with ...
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Why does Jesus talk about the Sheep and Goats judgment in Matthew 25:31-46?

The lamb was sacrificed, but the goat has the sin placed on it and was sent into the desert. In my theology, the crucifixion is prophetic of Christ's two appearances, within the same generation. ...
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Why does Jesus talk about the Sheep and Goats judgment in Matthew 25:31-46?

I recently found a relevant paragraph from Mathew Henry’s Bible Commentary (written 1706) on Matthew chapter 25. This chapter continues and concludes our Saviour's discourse, which began in the ...
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Are the "Second Coming" in Hebrews 9:28 and "the Day of the Lord" in 1 Thessalonians 5:2 the same event?

any who package the "Day of the Lord" and or The "coming" of Jesus the Christ into paradigms of enveloped events that happened at one particular time and at only one particular ...
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Does "new" in New Heavens and New Earth mean "renewed" or "new creation"?

Let me first say that there are elements of this statement that have developed while writing it. While I can’t imagine the physical world, the galaxies and the universe, being replaced, there is every ...
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What are the unquenchable fire and worms that do not die in Mark 9:43-48?

NOTE: There have been four primary passages throughout history to be repeatedly cited in support of the doctrine of eternal conscious torment. These are Mark 9:43-48, Matthew 25:41; 46, Revelation 14:...
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Why does the serpent continue to eat dust in Isaiah 65:25?

This has been noticed by several commentators: Pulpit Commentary: Dust shall be the serpent's meat. Here we have a new feature, not contained in the earlier description. Serpents shall become ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

In the words of Monty Python: And now for something completely different. What is the nature of this ‘fire’? If you have ever been burned by actual fire, the thought of actual fire being referred to ...
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What does it mean in Revelation 21:1 when it says, "...and the sea was no more."?

Solomon's Temple had a molten sea: 1Kings 7:23 And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other: it was round all about, and his height was five cubits: and a line of thirty cubits ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

Jude 7 is describing the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them are experiencing the justice the of eonian fire. The fire ceased a long time ago but it's effect still remain and ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

So I'm just focusing on Jude 7 as it is suprisingly supportive of eternal conscious torment, considering how often it is used to support the opposite. This is a literal presentation of this verse. It'...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

The perspective of "eternal fire" in traditional teaching has been to apply the adjective to the person undergoing judgment rather than to the fire. What is the word "eternal" ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

Jesus speaks of the fire that is 'age-during' (as Robert Young translates εις το πυρ το αιωνιον, unto the fire the age-during) in Matthew 18:8. It is better to remove one's own hand or foot (whether ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

This is a Hermeneutics site, not a theology site. So, we are asking what certain words mean across Bible passages, not what belief we conclude by comparing multiple Bible passages. There is no concept ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

NOTE: Most people think that the phrase "eternal fire" proves, or at the very least, provides considerable support for, the belief in eternal conscious torment. By the end of this answer, we ...
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Does "new" in New Heavens and New Earth mean "renewed" or "new creation"?

Does "new" in New Heavens and New Earth mean "renewed" or "new creation"? I think The reason the answer is relevant is because the asker wonders what value is their life ...
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Two rulers or one ruler in Daniel's 70 week prophecy?

SUPERNATURAL BEING The prince in verse 26 is described as “the prince who is to come.” A few verses later we read of another prince who is “to come:” "I shall now return to fight against the ...
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