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

( From Chapter Six (Part 3A – The Final State ): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) THE FINAL STATE OF THE RIGHTEOUS AND THE WICKED In essence, there is little debate amongst Christians over the final state of those who are saved: they will enjoy everlasting, bodily (resurrected) life in communion with God and […]

Life Death and Destiny | The Last Judgment

( From Chapter Six (Part 2A – The Last Judgment ): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) THE LAST JUDGMENT Occasionally it is taught that the lost simply perish forever at death, without ever facing judgment. However, the Bible states consistently that God in Christ will raise up every human being for judgment, either […]

Life Death and Destiny | The Last Judgment

( From Chapter Six (Part 2B – The Last Judgment ): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) THE LAST JUDGMENT The doctrine of final judgment is neither a primitive notion to be discarded in the name of progress, nor a mythological symbol for something else. It is an absolutely essential feature of biblical Christian […]

Life Death and Destiny | The Judgment of God

( From Chapter Six (Part 1 – Introduction): The Judgment of God from Life, Death and Destiny) It is appointed for mortals to die once, and after that the judgment (Hebrews 9:27). Having discussed the question of death and resurrection, it is time to deal with that of God’s judgment and its implications for those whom God may […]

A Conditionalist Word List

Abaddon   – A Hebrew word for destruction.  It is used in parallels for both Sheol (the intermediate state) and Qever (the grave).  Both are places of destruction, not life.  Job 26:6; 28:22; 31:12; Psa. 88:11; Prov. 15:11; 27:20.  The name of the angel of the bottomless pit (Rev. 9:11). abyss  –  A Greek work for […]