Hymenaeus

1 Timothy 1:20

1:20 Hymenaeus. The blasphemy of Hymenaeus, and presumably that of Alexander, was denial of the future bodily resurrection (II Timothy 2:17-18), evidently holding that the resurrection was simply the spiritual change when a person is born again. This was called blasphemy, because it denied not only the teachings of Paul (e.g., I Thessalonians 4:16-17), but also of Christ Himself (e.g., John 5:25-29).

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