Category Archives: Second Advent

A Lamb And A Lion

Referring back to chapter 4 of the Book of Revelation the Apostle John sees the same Person in chapter 5:1. He is the centre of attention in chapter 4, sitting on the throne in heaven, worthy of receiving adoration and … Continue reading

Posted in Christ's Sacrifice, Easter, Forgiveness, Gospel, Incarnation, Jesus, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Second Advent

US President Sings America’s Favourite Hymn “Amazing Grace”

Says Eric Metaxas on the Chuck Colson website, Breakpoint: ““Amazing Grace” is arguably the best-known and most-sung hymn in America—maybe the world. It has deep meaning for millions, across all races and backgrounds, and has long united and comforted our nation … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness, Gospel, Hymns, Second Advent, The New Birth

No More Death!

This Week, Monday 4 August 2014, was the commemoration of 37 million casualties! – the total number of military and civilian casualties in World War I. There were over 16 million deaths and 20 million wounded, ranking it among the deadliest conflicts in human history according to … Continue reading

Posted in Christ's Sacrifice, Christian Mission, Evil, Gospel, Injustice, Second Advent, Suffering, Tragedy

Unto Us A Child Is Born

Re-reading, ‘A Letter To Daniel’ by Fergal Keene sent me on a spiritual trail. ‘A Letter To Daniel’ is very emotive and moving, perhaps too subjective for some for a BBC war correspondent. Fergal Keene’s newborn son, Daniel Patrick Keane, was … Continue reading

Posted in Gospel, Incarnation, Jesus, Salvation, Second Advent, The Advent, The Resurrection

In Defence Of Conditionalism

To add to my previous post there are also links here. But there is also a dedicated blog in Defence of Conditionalism (see the right hand ‘Category’ section for links to different websites). “What is Conditionalism? For the uninitiated on terms that … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Conditional Immortality, Nature of Man, Second Advent, The Other Side Of Death, The Resurrection, Views On Hell

Hell – All Souls Day And The Gospel

I read on a Catholic website that “today, Saturday November 2nd is All Souls Day, the day after All Saints Day, which was preceded by Halloween, the eve or vigil of All Saints Day. “All Souls Day is a solemn … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Conditional Immortality, Forgiveness, Gospel, Nature of Man, Punishment, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Second Advent, The Resurrection, Views On Hell

My Wife’s Uncle Tom

Leaving the M4 near Newport when on our occasional trips to Brecon and beyond, we have, if the weather allows, dropped down into Talybont and made our way along to the village of Llanfrynach, The Church of St Brynach with its … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Gospel, Salvation, Second Advent, Suffering, The Other Side Of Death, The Resurrection, Tragedy

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

Posted in Conditional Immortality, Punishment, Salvation, Second Advent, Views On Hell

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

Posted in Apologetics, Faith & Obedience, Justification & Sanctification, Nature of Man, Punishment, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Second Advent, The Gospel, The Resurrection, Views On Hell