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What about the souls under the altar? (Revelation 6:9)

Revelation 6:9 “And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held.”   This passage is sometimes read super-literally to support the teaching of the immortality of the soul, that souls of the […]

Is it okay to pray for the dead?

Prayers for the souls of the dead to go to a better spirit world (“heaven” rather than “hell”) are a universal feature of almost all world religions. They are also common in the popular Christianity – derived from medieval Christanity – that believes in immortal souls. However, in the Bible the dead are dead, so […]