Jesus is Coming Soon

Read Revelation 3:7-11 … There was a practice at one time that some congregations would use a rubber stamp to ink the words “Do Not Sing” in red on certain songs in a songbook. It may have seemed a bit over-reactive, but this action was taken by congregations to avoid presenting or spreading what was … Continue reading Jesus is Coming Soon

The Coming of the Christ

What a day that will be! In the Scriptures there is a consistent witness to the fact that Jesus will return to this earth. There have been many claims made about the when and how of the Second Coming of Christ thru the years, and this has led to various positions that take their name … Continue reading The Coming of the Christ

A Consideration of the Universalist View of Eternity

Introduction Although considered the orthodox position in the Church, some have taken the theology of hell from eternal conscious torment toward a transitional existence where those present suffer only a long as they continue to refuse the overwhelming love of God and the message of the Gospel. For these theologians and philosophers, the ultimate condition … Continue reading A Consideration of the Universalist View of Eternity

Punishment, Destruction, and Banishment: The Traditional Language of Hell

The doctrine of hell is certainly a Biblical topic, and a such one has a duty to examine the Scriptures in such a way that a conclusion will be supported by valid hermeneutics and exegesis. Every biblical topic has some type of controversy surrounding it, whether the controversy stems from an understanding (or misunderstanding) of … Continue reading Punishment, Destruction, and Banishment: The Traditional Language of Hell