AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD THE FINAL ENEMEY IS DEFEATED AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD DEATH IS FEARED EVEN BY BELIEVERS IT IS AN UNKNOWN JESUS DEFEATED DEATH AND HELL AT THE CROSS HE CONQUERED DEATH WE NEED NOT BE AFRAID AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD 1 Cor. 15:55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD THANTOS : Death, to be dead GRAVE: Hades , the place of the unseen, the place of departed souls, the grave, hell AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD SHEOL: HEBREW – Used in the O.T. The place where the spirits of men go at the time of physical death. Literally means place of the dead AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Translated hell, the grave, the pit Appears 65 times in the O.T. 31 times translated grave 31 times translated hell 3 times translated the pit AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Psalm 49:15 But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Sheol - grave AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Psalm 16:10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. Hell - sheol AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Peter quotes Psalm 16:10 in his sermon recorded in Acts 2: 27-31 Acts 2:27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. Acts 2:31 He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption. AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD HADES: GREEK – Used in the N.T. The Greek equivalent to sheol The unseen The place of departed souls Grave, hell AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Abraham’s Bosom Luke 16:22-26 A great gulf fixed between two sides One side was Paradise One side was Hades The rich man went to Hades The begger went to Abrham’s bosom AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Luke 23:43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise. Paradise: paradeisos an Eden (place of future happiness, “paradise”) :- paradise. Believed to be Abraham’s bosom AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD 2 Cor. 12:4 How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter. AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Ephes. 4:8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. Psalm 68:18 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them. AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Matthew 12:40 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD CHRIST WENT DOWN INTO PARADISE AND LED THEM TO HEAVEN Christ went to the bosom of Abraham and took the souls with Him to heaven I Peter 4:6 He preached to the dead in Hades For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit. AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD 1 Peter 3:18 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Proverbs 15:24 The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath. Rev. 1:18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death. AUBURN CHURCH OF GOD Rev. 20:13-14 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.  And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.