The Eternal Purpose Of God: Part 3

Looking To The Future Through The Lens Having experienced one example of using the purpose of God as an interpretive lens ( See The Eternal Purpose Of God: Part 2 ), we look at the important teachings related to the ultimate end of unrepentant wicked people. We will not take an exhaustive view of scripture like Edward Fudge in […]

The Eternal Purpose Of God: Part 2

The Eternal Purpose of God Remember the former things long past, For I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like Me, Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, ‘My purpose will be established, And I will […]

The Eternal Purpose Of God: Part 1

An Interpretive Lens For Viewing Truth! Part 1 The Bible tells the story of God’s grand purpose for creating the world, focusing on His reason for designing humans as free moral agents in His image. This purpose of God is a valuable lens, through which we view many theological realities, especially the nature of eternal destinations. God […]

Life After Death? How Can We Get To Heaven? Who Do You Trust?

Is there life after death? How can we get to Heaven? What important questions! The answers we find define every other aspect of our lives. The answers ultimately depend on just one word: trust. Who do you trust? What information can you trust? Can you trust your own mind? Your feelings? Your parents, teachers, or […]

A Question For The Bible Answer man: Will You Change Your Mind?

The teaching that hell is a place where the unrepentant suffer unending conscious torment is often taught by prominent Bible teachers. Just last month, Hank Hanegraaff, the host of the popular Bible Answer man radio show, had a conversation with Lee Strobel, author of the many books including the excellent bestseller, The Case for Christ. […]

Why care about the Bible and what it says?

A majority of the articles on this site present arguments for truth based on interpretations of the Holy Bible. The authors share a common respect and appreciation for the Bible as a foundational source of truth. We believe that the teachings of the Bible are so important that they need to be correctly understood and […]

The Promise After Christmas: A Kingdom of Justice and Peace

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne […]

Endless Conscious Torment repels

I believe that the doctrine of a hell of endless conscious torment repels repels unbelievers from the gospel. Atheists have cited this doctrine as an objection to the message of the Bible. They shun the Good News because we teach that a loving God will punish people endlessly if they reject His love. Consider this quote from the […]

Not Convinced By Arguments For Conditionalism?

Are you a Christian who holds to the traditional view of endless conscious torment for the unredeemed? If you have read the Biblical arguments for conditional immortality, what about those arguments do you find lacking? Consider articles like the following: Traditionalism and Annihilationism in Light of the “Face Value” Meaning of Scripture The Logic Of […]

Does Our Belief About the Ultimate End of the Unredeemed Really Matter?

There are many important issues that Bible-believing Christians may emphasize, including evangelism, missions, serving the needy, political involvement, societal problems, economic challenges, and moral decay. With all of these competing interests, why should we spend time trying to understand what happens to the wicked after death? This is a valid question. It is so easy […]