When King Saul Died (Due To Committing Suicide), Did He Go To Paradise With Samuel?
Samuel was called up from from Sheol/Hades, that is, the abode of the dead (1 Samuel 28:13, 19).The New Testament reveals two compartments of Hades: the rich man was in Hades (that is, the part that is described as torments, Luke 16:23) and Jesus was in Hades (that is, the part that is described as Paradise, Acts 2:27; Luke 23:43).Samuel was simply telling Saul that he and his sons would join Samuel in Sheol - without making reference to which part of Sheol each would be found (compare Job 3:17-19).
This material is copyrighted by The Gospel of Christ and its authors. This information is free to use in its entirety without further consent, however, modifications should not be made without contacting email@example.com for permission. Any and all images contained herein are believed to be free for all distribution and content.