preaching to the spirits in prison

1 Peter III. 18-20
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Preaching to the Spirits in Prison, I Peter, [] Paperback – Decem by William Kelly (Author)Author: William Kelly. The truth is, “also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison, which sometime were disobedient” when Noah preached to them. It was when they were in the body on the earth that Noah preached to them, but when they were spirits in prison that Jesus Christ preached to them.

Now, at this point, perhaps some reverend can ask an “unanswerable ques­tion,” in his opinion, namely, Why did Christ preach to. Preaching to the Spirits in Prison, I Peter, 3 by William Kelly. Publication date Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of California Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate He preached to preaching to the spirits in prison book spirits in prison (ἐν φυλακῇ)." (For φυλακή, comp. Revelation ; Matthewetc.).

It cannot mean the whole realm of the dead, but only that part of Hades in which the souls of the ungodly are reserved unto the day of judgment. “For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit; in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits in prison, who once were disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water.”.

The verse that mentions the spirits in prison, 1 Peteris a difficult one, but if we look carefully at the passage, and compare it with other references in Scripture, we can deduce its meaning. The verse in question says "he (Jesus) went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison." The first thing we need to know is where Jesus was for the three days between His death and resurrection.

Christ was made alive in the spirit; in which, during the days of Noah, he preached to evil people, whose spirits are now in the prison of Tartarus (punishment). This type of language reflects a common figure of speech found in the Bible.

It is known as prolepsis. It involves. Caller: In 1 Peter it says ‘By which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison’. I know it’s not talking about him going to heaven or hell and preaching, but I’m just wondering what it’s actually talking about because I haven’t heard a lot about it.

The apostle Peter wrote in 1 Peter that Jesus "preached to the spirits in prison" through the power of God's Spirit and that these spirits had been disobedient. "Spirits" refers to angels. According to 1 PeterJesus “made proclamation” to these spirits in prison.

The Greek word translated “proclaimed” or “preached” means “to publicly declare” or “to herald.” If the spirits are demons, then Peter says that Jesus went to the Abyss and proclaimed His victory to the fallen angels imprisoned there.

The Apostle Peter continued, “By which also he [Jesus Christ] went and preached unto the spirits in prison” (1 Pet. Who were these people in the spirit world.

They were both righteous and unrighteous people who had died. Some had been disobedient and rejected the gospel in the days of Noah (see Joseph Smith Translation, 1 Pet. Enoch and the spirits in prison PETER'S FIRST ATTEMPT TO ANSWER THE PROBLEM With the benefit of hindsight, from having studied the more detailed argument in 2Pe, 1Pe obviously links, in some way as yet to be defined, Christ and the Shemjaza and the fallen angels of Enoch [these characters are found in Apocryphal literature, but not in the Bible, of course!].

One of the chief passages on this topic is 1 Peter –20, specifically verse “in which he [the resurrected Christ] went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison” In his commentary on 1 Peter, Peter David succinctly summarizes various interpretations of who these spirits are, then states his preference and why he holds it.

David’s footnotes are reproduced for further reading. Jesus, in order to taste death like every man (Hebrews ), had to die just as every man does. He was completely dead for three days and three nights; He was without life and consciousness both in body and in spirit.

He could do no preaching to anyone, much less "to the spirits in prison," whoever they are. 1 Peter says that Jesus preached to the spirits in 20 tells us that they disobeyed long ago in the days of Noah. Some say Jude 6 explains that these were the angels who took on human form and married human women producing cross breed offspring called the Nephilim in Genesis If so they’re the ones Peter also spoke of in 2 Peter “For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit, by whom also He went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly were disobedient, when once the Divine longsuffering waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water” (1.

First of all, notice how Christ preached to those spirits in prison.

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He did it by the Spirit, and that word is capitalized in your Bible. It actually refers to the Holy Spirit. So whatsoever Christ did in preaching during this period of time, He did it through or by the Holy Spirit. So the preaching was done in the days of Noah by Jesus through the Holy Spirit Who, in turn, inspired Noah’s preaching (2 Peter ).

Third, why are these people to whom Noah preached said to be “ spirits in prison ”. Because at the time Peter was writing the words, that is where those people were situated. What does 1 Peter –20 mean when it says that Jesus went and preached to the spirits in prison.

1 Peter 18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit, 19 by whom also He went and preached to the spirits in prison, 20 who formerly were disobedient, when once the.

To summarize by means of paraphrase: Christ died bodily, but was alive spiritually, and it was that same Spirit of Christ who preached through Noah to the people who were disobedient to Noah’s God-given message.

Faithful Noah was saved, but the souls of those who mocked and persecuted him are now in prison, Hades, awaiting final judgment. any preaching to the dead humans. Undoubtedly the theory that people are more alive after they die than when they were alive, is responsible for nearly all the foolish things which we have all at some time professed to believe.

Before dismissing the thought that these “spirits in prison” are human spirits. William Kelly covers the controversial verses of 1 Peter –20 in The Preaching to the Spirits in Prison.

In order to utilize all of the features of this web site, JavaScript must be enabled in your browser. One of the most misunderstood verses in the Bible is found in 1 Peter which says “For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit, by whom also He went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly were disobedient, when once the Divine longsuffering waited in the days.

Spirits in Prison, Fellowship with God, Supernatural Preaching To The Spirits In Prison - Pr. Stephen Bohr - State of the Dead - 3ABN - Duration: Adventist Chan views. Answer: Jesus did indeed preach to spirits in prison but not during the period between his death and resurrection. The scriptures concerning your question are toward the end of 1Peter, chapter 3.

By which He also went and preached to the spirits in prison, which disobeyed in a past time, when once the long-suffering of God was waiting in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared.

Find Spirits In Prison Sermons and Illustrations. Free Access to Sermons on Spirits In Prison, Church Sermons, Illustrations on Spirits In Prison, and Preaching Slides on Spirits In Prison. 3) He preached to the demons in prison at the time of Noahwhen God was destroying all mankind for our wicked ways.

Jesus was OUR sacrifice for OUR sins. He replaced the yearly slain Passover lamb (Hebrews ). Even the writer of the book of Hebrews says he died so we might receive the promise of eternal inheritance. (Heb. These views revolve around the identity of the spirits in prison, the time in which the preaching took place, and the content of the preaching.

View 1. Augustinian interpretation. This is also found in Thomas Aquinas; Summa Theologica (3,52,2). A variant of this view is the view of the Rev. Archibald Currie () that Christ through Noah. Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter By which Spirit he preached - Through the ministry of Noah.

To the spirits in prison - The unholy men before the flood, who were then reserved by the justice of God, as in a prison, till he executed the sentence upon them. It was then that the Spirit of Christ preached unto the “spirits in prison.” Some have alleged it was during the transition of Christ (the time immediately after His death on the cross, until His resurrection from the dead).

1 Peter –22, Preached to the spirits in prison. Did Yeshua preach to the spirits in prison while he was dead? No. Verse 18 states that Yeshua was put to death, was then quickened or made alive by the Spirit (i.e.

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was resurrected from the grave), and then, in the spirit, he went to preach to the spirits in prison.These are the spirits in prison that the Word declares Christ (by his death and resurrection) preached to.

Note that Luke clearly says that this is the very purpose Christ that came to accomplish. This is the real accomplishment of the death and resurrection of Christ. That by it, He brought the "good News" of Liberty to the spirits in prison.