Monthly Archives: July 2013

More Views On Hell And Conditional Immortality

What is Conditionalism? For the uninitiated on terms that are used by theologians in their discussions on what happens when we die these links here and here and here might be helpful. Annhilationism is an associated term that says that at the … Continue reading

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The N. T. On Faith And Works by Dr. Ben Witherington

“Yes, the Bible is clear enough that salvation is not a human self-help program. Yes, it makes clear that apart from God’s grace no one can be saved. Yes, it stresses that we are converted by grace through faith, and … Continue reading

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Eric Raymond On ‘The Offence Of The Gospel’

“Sometimes we forget that as we talk about Jesus and what he has done that it is actually a referendum on our performance as humans. Jesus did not come saying, “Hey, great job everyone. I’m here to lead a movement … Continue reading

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Christian Leaders Air Views On Hell And Conditional Immortality

Although in a minority there are and have been prominent Christian leaders who would share the views I have expressed in my previous post on hell, heaven and the Second Advent of Jesus.  These come from my personal library: Essentials, … Continue reading

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Hell, Heaven And The Second Advent Of Jesus

On pages 319-322 of TGD Richard Dawkins tells stories of people who either have been raised on the fear of hell, or preach hell in the secure knowledge they are not going there. It reminds me of a minister who having … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe In Hell

At least, not in the sense of the following I took from a Christian posting on the Internet a few days ago: “Hell is a “bottomless pit” (Rev. 20:1-2, KJV). “The new occupant is slow to learn. In growing panic, … Continue reading

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