William PerkinsAn Exposition of the Creed of the ApostlesWorks vol. 5, pp. 229-236 Now follows the third and last degree of Christ’s humiliation, He “descended into hell.” The Descent Clause not part of the original Creed. It seems very likely that these words were not placed in the Creed at the first [Symbol, P. Viret],… Read More He Descended into Hell | William Perkins
Zacharias Ursinus Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism CHRIST’S DESCENT INTO HELL Question 44. Why is there added, “he descended into hell?” Answer. That in my greatest temptations, I may be assured, and wholly comfort myself in this, that my Lord Jesus Christ, by his inexpressible anguish, pains, terrors, and hellish agonies, in which he was… Read More Did Jesus Descend into Hell?
William G. T. Shedd, The Doctrine of Endless Punishment, Chapter 2, The Biblical Argument, Part 2. Scriptural Terminology. Having thus noticed the positive and explicit nature of Christ’s teaching, we now proceed to examine the terms employed in Scripture to denote the abode of the lost, and the nature of their punishment. The Old Testament… Read More The Meaning of Sheol, Hades, and Hell