Hell No! | Part 7(a) – Hell in the Old Testament

{An extract from  “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski} { Hell No! (Part 6(b) – Hell and the Garden) click here } Hell in the Old Testament The Old Testament was consistently concerned with the mortality of man. The death of man was generally seen as the complete end of his existence. There was no teaching […]

Hell No! | Part 6(b) – Hell and the Garden

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 6(a) – Hell and the Garden) click here } { Hell No! (Part 7(a) – Hell in the Old Testament) click here } There are certain passages that have been used to support the idea of an immortal soul. Amongst these […]

Hell No! | Part 6(a) – Hell and the Garden

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 5(c) – What did Jesus say?) click here } { Hell No! (Part 6(b) – Hell and the Garden) click here } For some, man is considered an immortal being. This means that he was created with an immortal soul […]

Hell No! | Part 5(c) – What did Jesus say?

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 5(b) – What did Jesus say?) click here } { Hell No! (Part 6(a) – Hell and the Garden } For some, the idea that the destruction of the wicked is God’s plan will be difficult to accept. The common assumption […]

Hell No! | Part 5(b) – What did Jesus say?

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 5(a) – What did Jesus say?) click here } { Hell No! (Part 5(c) – What did Jesus say?) click here } The idea of Gehenna as a judgment of destruction is confirmed by Jesus’ parable of the Landowner. In this […]

Hell No! | Part 5(a) – What did Jesus say?

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 4 – Paul and Hell) click here } { Hell No! (Part 5(b) – What did Jesus say?) click here } About 40 years after the resurrection of Christ, the Jews were trapped within the walls of Jerusalem as a determined Roman army lay […]

Hell No! | Part 4 – Paul and Hell

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 3 – Paul and Hell) click here } { Hell No! (Part 5a – What did Jesus Say?) click here } There was no evidence in Paul’s teaching that suggested that he believed that man naturally survived death as a disembodied entity that waits […]

Hell No! | Part 3 – Paul and Hell

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 2 – Paul and Hell) click here } { Hell No! (Part 4 – Paul and Hell) click here } To clarify these issues and explain Paul’s teaching, it is necessary to consider what happens to those who are promised everlasting life. To have […]

Hell No! | Part 2 – Paul and Hell

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 1 – Introduction) click here } { Hell No! (Part 3 – Paul and Hell) click here } Paul used to be called Saul and he lived around the time of Jesus Christ. He was an enthusiastic Pharisee, who along with the Sadducees, […]

Hell No! | Part 1 – Introduction

[An extract from the latest book “Hell No!” by Michael Bieleski] { Hell No! (Part 2 – Paul and Hell) click here } It would be hard to imagine a world where Hell does not invade everyday thinking in one form or another. Popular culture and mass media have worked together to paint a picture that varies according […]