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Descend to Hell? (109:0)

Gospel preached to the dead: For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit. (1pe 4:6) ["dead" almost always refers to "dead in spirit", so the physical interpretation in the Apostles Creed is evidently incorrect. (js)] (109:1) see

Descended to Lower Earth: Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? (eph 4:9) [Some Bibles say "lower earthly regions"]. (109:2) see

..Christ was born from the womb of Mary, in reality He came from heaven, from the center of the Sun of Reality, from the Divine World, and the Spiritual Kingdom. And as it has become evident that Christ came from the spiritual heaven of the Divine Kingdom, therefore, His disappearance under the earth for three days has an inner signification and is not an outward fact. In the same way, His resurrection from the interior of the earth is also symbolical; it is a spiritual and divine fact, and not material; and likewise His ascension to heaven is a spiritual and not material ascension (103:3) (109:3)

Perhaps "lower Earth" or "lower earthly regions" refer to the Earth being "lower" than the Heaven from whence Jesus came, not a physical 'hell' as in the Apostles Creed [-ed] (109:4)

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