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Unformatted text preview: o Leans toward idea of annihilation Gospel of John: o There will be a last judgment o Leans toward annihilation as well Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke): o Later written o Idea of fire in Hell o Damnation planned from beginning by God o Intermediate resting spot at Hades? o Otherwise how would a non-Christian like Abraham get to heaven? o Intermediate state gets support from Augustine The Book of Revelation: o Apocalyptic account of future o Hades distinguished from Lake of Fire (permanent state) o Ancient dragon/ serpent of Satan thrown down to the earth Thrown into pit w/ false prophet and serpent for 1000 years After that Satan is freed, huge battle Satan, Hades, anyone whose name isnt in Book of Life thrown into Lake of Fire forever...
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