Soul slipping

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  1. Frogman

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    From what I have read, if I understand correctly, J.R. Graves believed in Soul Slipping.

    This is the belief the Soul, at the physical death of the body, slips into a state, or condition in which it is not aware of its surroundings.

    I do not agree with this view. I believe the statement: "This day you shall be with me in Paradise" made by Christ to the theif teaches contrary to soul slipping.

    I believe the teaching and preaching of Paul, as we read in the Epistles, teach against the concept of soul slipping.

    I think at death our soul is immediately consigned to its eternal home. I do not believe there is a halfway house for either the saved nor the unsaved. To believe there is such a halfway house for the unsaved would be saying there is a place they may be consigned until the consummation of the age and then they are forwarded to torment. I believe this torment begins immediately, physical death, so to speak is the doorway to eternity, either to eternal blessedness or eternal condemnation.

    God Bless.
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  2. donnA

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    Reminds me of 2Cor.5:8, to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.
     
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    Then I guess you aren't Catholic. :D

    Great post! [​IMG]

    When I leave this old body of clay behind, I will be forever with the Lord! No detours, no holding tank, no "Do not pass go!" Hallelujah!
     
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    Bro. Dallas

    My great-grandfather, who was an Old Regular Baptist minister, believed in soul-sleeping, which I would assume is the same kind of thing. I personally don't agree, but that is what he thought. He could also hold prayer for 45 minutes and then preach for 2 solid hours, and put everyone's body to sleep as well. :D

    My dad said that he was once in a meeting where his granddad was praying that the Lord would come down and shake the house, About that time they had a small earthquake and one of the pillars fell out from under the building, and the whole congregation got up and left.

    Sorry for being silly, just brought some memories to mind.
     
  5. Frogman

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    My dad said that he was once in a meeting where his granddad was praying that the Lord would come down and shake the house, About that time they had a small earthquake and one of the pillars fell out from under the building, and the whole congregation got up and left.

    This reminds me of a story of a local preacher preaching during a particularly bad lightening storm, when he stated he would rather be preaching than be home, (and pointing to a lighted hanging from the ceiling directly in front of the pulpit), he said as surely as the brightness of that bulb, just then the bulb burned out. He chuckled and said, I guess God cannot be fooled.

    Your humor is ok with me. Just wondered what everyone thought about this topic.

    God Bless.
    Bro. Dallas
     
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    I never heard of soul slipping either but soul sleeping I've heard plenty of... but I agree that when we die we don't go to any way station but straight to the Lord!... Absent from the body present with the Lord!... I didn't know Baptist had a purgatory?

    Here is a question is the moment of everyones death the moment of the resurrection is that when time is no more?... Brother Glen [​IMG]

    [ November 15, 2002, 07:37 PM: Message edited by: tyndale1946 ]
     
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    Brother Glen!

    Time will be measured in eternity!! Months and seasons will be carefully calculated--and encased inside the realm of eternity!

    Your friend,
    Blackbird
     
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    Bro. Glen,

    We distinquish two resurrections in Scripture. The first prior to the 1000 year reign of Christ, the next afterward.

    God Bless.
    Bro.Dallas
     

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