The Dead — Where Are They? 17 Enoch Translated

Enoch Translated “By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found because God had translated him.” “And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.” — Heb. 11:5; Gen. 5:22. Nothing in these texts says that Enoch was taken to heaven; nothing in these texts […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 13 The Souls Under the Altar

The Souls Under the Altar In Revelation 6:9-11 the souls of martyrs “under the altar” are said to cry, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost Thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?” Some have taken this to mean that the martyrs were enjoying a conscious existence […]