Christ spoke of a worm that “dieth not”, what did Christ mean? – Letter Answering Department – 900 Series

Christ spoke of a worm that “dieth not”, what did Christ mean? – Letter Answering Department – 900 Series

Christ spoke of a worm that

A startling statement is found in Mark 9:48. In this passage of Scripture, Christ spoke of a worm that “dieth not.” Whoever heard of the immortality of worms? What did Christ mean? Some PEOPLE think that Jesus was referring to people as worms and was trying to say that these “people” never died — but lived on in agonizing torment. Those who say this fail to notice that Jesus does not call the wicked people “worms” but instead speaks of THEIR worm. The lexicons define the Hebrew (Isa. 66:24) and Greek (Mark 9:48) words translated “worm” as a grub or maggot and in no way refer to a man. …

Christ spoke of a worm that

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About Herbert W Armstrong

Herbert W. Armstrong (July 31, 1892 – January 16, 1986) founded the Worldwide Church of God in the late 1930s, as well as Ambassador College in 1946, and was an early pioneer of radio and tele-evangelism, originally taking to the airwaves in the 1930s from Eugene, Oregon. Mr. Armstrong preached an eclectic set of theological doctrines and teachings that came directly from the Bible. His teachings included the interpretation of biblical prophecy and taught observance of God’s Laws, Sabbath (Saturday), and the Biblical “Holy Days”.
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