St Paul at Ephesus Gustave Doré 1832-1883 Source: The Doré Bible Gallery Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.


  • 2Ti 2:17-18 KJV And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus; 18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.

Paul condemned Hymenaeus and Philetus for teaching the false doctrine ‘the resurrection is past’, consequently causing to ‘overthrow the faith of some.’

I will seek to provide the timeline of the Resurrection, explain the 1st Century Church understanding of Paul’s teaching on the Resurrection, and why Paul was so adamantly opposed to the false doctrine of Hymenaeus and Philetus. Read More>>