The Remnant Gathered

Read 1 Peter 1:17-21 … In his work The Church of Christ: A Biblical Ecclesiology for Today, Everett Ferguson seeks to define the Church from a biblical perspective. As such, he makes several statements that might be key to the understanding of the Church. Let’s look at one such statement: “The church is now the … Continue reading The Remnant Gathered

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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