If the Intermediate State is disembodied, how should we understand deceased people who appear in visible form in the Bible?

Question:  If the Intermediate State is disembodied, how should we understand deceased people who appear in visible form in the Bible? Answer:  There are two main instances in the Bible where this seems to happen:  the incident when the Witch of Endor “raised” the spirit of Samuel (1 Samuel 28) and the transfiguration of Christ…

Intermediate State vs Purgatory

Ok, Pastor Craig promised to provide answers to follow-up questions you might have on sub-topics that he couldn’t really cover in the message today, so here we go!  If you have other follow-up questions, feel free to email them to Craig (craig.smith@ridgelinecc.org) or put them in the comments area below.  Pastor Craig will do his best…