Understanding Revelation 20: Satan and the lake of fire.

Did you know that when Jesus was referring to the worms that do not die and fires that do not end were referring to the destruction of Jerusalem and the temple and not hell?

Mark 9:48
‘where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’

Now look at this.

Isaiah 66:24
And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.

Jesus was quoting the massacre of the Jews during the Babylonian attacks. He was saying it will happen again when the Romans attack Jerusalem.

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What did God condemn?

We must really get rid of this idea that God loves to condemn the sinner for his sins. Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: He…

The judgment seat of Christ.

We sometimes make too much of the judgment seat of Christ as if he will send us to hell if we did evil. It is important for us to realise the Greek there is Ancient Greek. It tells us that you would not be punished for the “evil” you had done. Being honest. We all…

So you think you can lose your salvation …

The plan of salvation was never about bringing people to heaven per se. If you read the account of creation the purpose of creation is for God and man to be joint in one flesh. That is why the Spirit hovered over the waters. When man chose to be led by his own spirit by…

My thoughts on Revelation

My journey through the Book of Revelation has been a very enriching one. I thank those who have taken the journey with me. Though many have dissented, many are freed from an idea of the possibility of being left behind. I have learned a few things which I would like to share and what has…

The Cure for Lukewarmness.

Many of us read the message to Laodicea and think Jesus is speaking about believers losing their salvation. The problem in that city was that they had no water. So they build water trenches to transport water from nearby town. The problem was that by the time the water reach Laodicea the water was no…

What does “God disciplining his children” mean?

  Does God discipline his children by sending them judgment and sicknesses?   Hebrews 12 is not about God punishing his children. The misconception finds it’s source from understanding verse 1.   Hebrews 12   1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders…

Does hyper-grace produce good works? Let’s ask James.

There is a false impression that is given to those who preach hyper-grace that they are not concern with good works. What we are concern is this. The Law gives you many works to do but it does not produce the good works required of you. We are very concerned about good works except that…

How can the law fade away when “Heaven and Earth” is still here?

Matthew 5:18New Living Translation (NLT)18 I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not even the smallest detail of God’s law will disappear until its purpose is achieved. There is a great deal of confusion when Christians refer to this verse. Some say that the law is around because heaven and earth are…

Unpopular Christianity.

I am currently working on a book and am now at chapter 2. As such it may take sometime before the next blog appears. In the mean time I hope you are satisfied with this awesome article by E W Kenyon. It is really the expression of my heart and what I really wanted to…

Grieving and Insulting the Holy Spirit: Grace is Not a False Movement (7)

This is my 6th response to this article who has accused the Grace Movement as a false teaching: http://www.learningfromthemaster.com/apps/blog/categories/show/1666488-grace-movement Part 1 of the response is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/grace-teachers-are-not-false-messiahs-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-1/ Part 2 of the response can be found here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/myths-that-itching-ears-want-to-hear-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-2/ Part 3 of my response can be found here:https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/30/penalties-and-repentance-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-3/ Part 4 is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/going-to-hell-by-the-flesh-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-4/ Here’s part 5: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/09/11/going-to-hell-unconfessed-sins-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-5/ Part 6 is found here:…

1 John: Background and Setting

Recently someone made this statement on one of my blogs and said that 1 John is not written to a community in Ephesus and that it is to all believers. Here is what he wrote: “Mr Simon Yap you are very wrong in saying that 1 John was written to a confused society in Asia….

Romans 7 revisited: Grace is Not a False Movement (6)

I am writing my 6th response to this article who has accused the Grace Movement as a false teaching:http://www.learningfromthemaster.com/apps/blog/categories/show/1666488-grace-movement Part 1 of the response is here:  https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/grace-teachers-are-not-false-messiahs-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-1/ Part 2 of the response can be found here:  https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/myths-that-itching-ears-want-to-hear-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-2/ Part 3 of my response can be found here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/30/penalties-and-repentance-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-3/ Part 4 is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/going-to-hell-by-the-flesh-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-4/ Here’s part 5: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/09/11/going-to-hell-unconfessed-sins-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-5/ I…

Going to hell “unconfessed sins”: Grace is not a false movement (5)

I am writing my 5th response to this article who has accused the Grace Movement as a false teaching: http://www.learningfromthemaster.com/apps/blog/categories/show/1666488-grace-movement Part 1 of the respond is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/grace-teachers-are-not-false-messiahs-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-1/ Part 2 of the respond can be found here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/myths-that-itching-ears-want-to-hear-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-2/ Part 3 of my respond can be found here:https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/30/penalties-and-repentance-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-3/ Part 4 is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/going-to-hell-by-the-flesh-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-4/ I want to respond to…

Going to hell by “the flesh”: Grace is not a false movement (4)

I am writing my 4th response to this article who has accused the Grace Movement as a false teaching:http://www.learningfromthemaster.com/apps/blog/categories/show/1666488-grace-movement Part 1 of the respond is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/grace-teachers-are-not-false-messiahs-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-1/ Part 2 of the respond can be found here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/myths-that-itching-ears-want-to-hear-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-2/ Part 3 of my respond can be found here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/30/penalties-and-repentance-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-3/ I want to respond to this part of the article…

Penalties and Repentance: Grace is not a false movement (3)

I am writing my third respond to this article who has accused the Grace Movement as a false teaching: http://www.learningfromthemaster.com/apps/blog/categories/show/1666488-grace-movement Part 1 of the article is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/grace-teachers-are-not-false-messiahs-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-1/ Part 2 of the article is here: https://hischarisisenough.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/myths-that-itching-ears-want-to-hear-grace-is-not-a-false-movement-2/ I want to respond to this part of the article today: “Exemption from the penalties of sin  Grace theologians believe in what…