The Descent Of Christ Into Hades (Sixteen)

It is written: But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ's gift. 8  Therefore He says: "WHEN HE ASCENDED ON HIGH, HE LED CAPTIVITY CAPTIVE, AND GAVE GIFTS TO MEN." 9  (Now this, "HE ASCENDED"—what does it mean but that He also first descended into the lower parts of the... Continue Reading →

The Descent Of Christ Into Hades (Fifteen)

It is written: But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. (1 Corinthians 15:20). Throughout the intertestamentl period, the phrase “the dead” came to have reference not only to death-but to the world of the dead. “In other words, when the New Testament speaks... Continue Reading →

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