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Dr. Ray Pritchard Christian Blog and Commentary

Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?

  • Dr. Ray Pritchard
    Dr. Ray Pritchard is the president of Keep Believing Ministries, in Internet-based ministry serving Christians in 225 countries. He is the author of 29 books, including Stealth Attack, Fire and Rain, Credo, The ABCs of Christmas, The Healing Power of Forgiveness, An Anchor for the Soul and Why Did This Happen to Me? Ray and Marlene, his wife of 39 years, have three sons-Josh, Mark and Nick, two daughters-in-law--Leah and Vanessa, and four grandchildren grandsons: Knox, Eli, Penny and Violet. His hobbies include biking, surfing the Internet, and anything related to the Civil War.
  • 2008 Mar 22
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The Apostles’ Creed contains the phrase, “He descended into hell.” This is widely taken to be the answer to the question, “Where did Jesus go between his death and resurrection?” Christians have debated the phrase, the question, and what happened to Jesus after his death and before his resurrection. Here are two sermons that deal with this topic:

The Strangest Part of the Creed: “He Descended Into Hell”  
The Triumphant Christ

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