The first approach is the traditional position: Christ descended into hell as a triumphant king to proclaim his victory over sin, death, and the devil to the saints who had died before him.
After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will raise us up, that we may live before him.”
DEAR N.G.: The Bible clearly states that after His resurrection Jesus repeatedly appeared to His disciples over a period of 40 days , and then miraculously ascended into the presence of God . The Bible says, “He was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight” (Acts 1:9).
St. Augustine’s interpretation of hell set the tone for official doctrine over the next 1,500 years. But it was Augustine of Hippo and his book, City of God, published in A.D. 426, that set the tone for official doctrine over the next 1,500 years. Hell existed not to reform or deter sinners, he argued.
Of the three days, Christ says “I was dead” (Greek egenomen nekros ἐγενόμην νεκρὸς, Latin fui mortuus).
In classic Greek mythology, below Heaven, Earth, and Pontus is Tartarus, or Tartaros (Greek Τάρταρος, deep place). It is either a deep, gloomy place, a pit or abyss used as a dungeon of torment and suffering that resides within Hades (the entire underworld) with Tartarus being the hellish component.
The raising of Lazarus is a miracle of Jesus recounted only in the Gospel of John (John 11: 1–44 ) in the New Testament in which Jesus raises Lazarus of Bethany from the dead four days after his entombment.
Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: ‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again’ (Luke 24:5–7) . The female followers then returned to tell Jesus ‘ apostles and other people that Jesus had risen from the dead.
The earliest Christians maintained that Jesus was a human being who was made God – a god – a divine being. Later they ended up saying that Jesus was born to the union of God and a mortal because the Holy Spirit came upon Mary and that’s how she conceived Jesus , so Jesus literally had God as his father.
The 40th Day concludes the 40 -day memorial period and has a major significance in traditions of Eastern Orthodox. It is believed that the soul of the departed remains wandering on Earth during the 40 -day period, coming back home, visiting places the departed has lived in as well as their fresh grave.
Recent astronomical research uses the contrast between the synoptic date of Jesus’ last Passover on the one hand with John’s date of the subsequent “Jewish Passover ” on the other hand, to propose Jesus’ Last Supper to have been on Wednesday, 1 April AD 33 and the crucifixion on Friday 3 April AD 33 and the Resurrection
In Luke, Jesus appears to Cleopas and an unnamed disciple on the road to Emmaus, to Peter (reported by the other apostles), and to the eleven remaining disciples at a meeting with others.
Thousands of years ago, the Bible described a place called hell in the heart of the earth that matches exactly what science is discovering. YES! THERE IS A PLACE CALLED HELL ! Inside this earth , this very moment, there are millions of lost, tormented souls — burning, weeping, wailing — without any hope whatsoever!
Defenders of religion have countered that the question is improper: We ask, “If all things have a creator, then who created God?” Actually, only created things have a creator, so it’s improper to lump God with his creation. God has revealed himself to us in the Bible as having always existed.
Simon Luttrell, 1st Earl of Carhampton , nicknamed “King of Hell” Crowley (Supernatural ), a fictional character from Supernatural, who held the title “King of Hell” Asmodeus (Dungeons & Dragons), a fictional character from Dungeons & Dragons, whose title is “King of Hell”