People Knowing One Another In Heaven

Question: Will we know one another in heaven, especially husbands and wives? Answer: This question comes up quite often. This questioner is not the only one who would like to know the answer to this question. It may be that most of us are more or less curious about these matters at times, but in…

In My Father’s House

Question: Will you please comment on John 14:1-3 together with I Timothy 3:15? Answer: Yes, I will, to the best of my understanding and ability, by the help of God. First, I will insert the full text of John 14:1-3 and discuss it separately from I Timothy 3:15 and pick that up later. “Let not…

The Destruction of the World

Question: Please comment on II Peter 3:6, which says, “Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished.” Answer: In the first place, let us notice that it was the “world” and not the “earth” that was overflowed with water and perished. There is a difference. The earth is this terra firma on…

Heaven and Earth Shall Pass Away

Question: In the light of such scriptures as Revelation 20:11, II Peter 3:7-14, and Mark 13:31, please explain Psalm 104:5, which says, “Who [God] laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.” Answer: First, let us get these scriptures set forth. Revelation 20:11 says, “And I saw a great…

When Jesus Returns

Question: Will Jesus set His feet on the earth when He comes again.? Answer: According to the way I understand the Scriptures, the answer is “No.” But that will, no doubt, require some projection and explanation, and I do not guarantee that I can explain it to everyone’s satisfaction. In Revelation 20:11-13, we have a…

The Lower Parts of the Earth (Hell)

Question: Often the question is posed, “Where did Jesus go when He died?” When I read Ephesians 4:9, where it says, “…He also descended first into the lower parts of the earth,” it seems to be talking about hell. Where do we go when we die? I know it’s supposed to be a resting place…

The Second Resurrection

Question: I am confused and do not know what the second resurrection is. Answer: The Bible teaches two distinct resurrections and there is a first and a second. John 5:24-29 discusses both of these resurrections and presents them in their proper order. In verse 24 Jesus said, “…He that heareth my word, and believeth on…