Life Death and Destiny | ETERNAL DESTRUCTION (Part 2)

(From Chapter Seven (Part 1A – The Final State): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) { Eternal Destruction (Part 1) click here } ETERNAL DESTRUCTION What Jesus accomplished on the cross was “a sacrifice of atonement for the sins of the people”.1 And this was through His death “once for all”,2 certainly not through any committal […]

The End of the Wicked (Part 5)

{An extract from Chapter 7, from  A Biblical Anthropology by Michael Bieleski.} { The End of the Wicked (Part 4) click here } The End of the Wicked Whatever the metaphysical state of the wicked dead in their resurrection, they are certainly not the possessors of a new imperishable body. The incorruptible nature of the resurrection body […]

Life Death and Destiny | ETERNAL DESTRUCTION (Part 1)

(From Chapter Seven (Part 1A – The Final State): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) { The Final State (Part 3C) click here } { Eternal Destruction (Part 2) click here } ETERNAL DESTRUCTION In the Bible, the final state of those who reject God is described in a variety of ways. However, all of these amount […]

The End of the Wicked (Part 4)

{An extract from Chapter 7, from  A Biblical Anthropology by Michael Bieleski.} { The End of the Wicked (Part 3) click here } { The End of the Wicked (Part 5) click here } The End of the Wicked In Luke 13, Jesus noted the deaths of two groups of people. One was through the actions of the […]

The End of the Wicked (Part 3)

{An extract from Chapter 7, from  A Biblical Anthropology by Michael Bieleski.} { The End of the Wicked (Part 2) click here } { The End of the Wicked (Part 4) click here } The End of the Wicked The language of Scripture is constantly regular in its expectation of the fate for the wicked. “Through the wrath […]

Life Death and Destiny | THE FINAL STATE (Part 3C)

(From Chapter Six (Part 3C – The Final State): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) { The Final State (Part 3A) click here } { The Final State (Part 3B) click here } { Eternal Destruction (Part 1) click here } THE FINAL STATE OF THE RIGHTEOUS AND THE WICKED (c) Literal Destruction. It is often supposed […]

wrong about hell

In this audio file, I respond to those who assert that conditionalists are wrong about hell.       Wrong about hell Today I want to respond to some of the criticisms we conditionalists get when we dare to assert that hell will eventually come to an end. The universalists say we are wrong about […]

The End of the Wicked (Part 2)

{An extract from Chapter 7, from  A Biblical Anthropology by Michael Bieleski.} { The End of the Wicked (Part 1) click here} { The End of the Wicked (Part 3) click here} The End of the Wicked This theme of destruction for the wicked also finds its expression in various Hebrew words, which provide the nuance of […]

Does Conditional Immortality Matter ?

Someone once asked me…. “Does it matter?” He was referring to conditional immortality. Is this an issue of personal preference or an essential and important doctrinal issue? Certainly, some are not happy with the concept of conditional immortality even though it is rapidly gaining interest amongst some evangelicals. To answer this question we have to […]

Life Death and Destiny | THE FINAL STATE (Part 3B)

( From Chapter Six (Part 3B – The Final State ): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) { The Final State (Part 3A) click here} THE FINAL STATE OF THE RIGHTEOUS AND THE WICKED (b) Everlasting suffering. The most common view, at least since the great Augustine of Hippo,1 has been that the wicked will suffer […]