Annihilationism Debate: Glossary of Terms

Here’s an interesting synopsis on the Annihilationism Debate. According to Traditionalists, the Bible doesn’t actually mean what it says.  TRADITIONALIST ANNIHILATIONIST Perish: Eternally tortured in hell Perish: To die. Death: Eternally tortured in hell. Death: To die. Opposite of living. Die: Eternally tortured in hell. Die: The opposite of living. Everlasting punishment: Torturing someone for all eternity. Everlasting punishment: Dead for all eternity. Hell: A place where God tortures unbelievers forever. Hell: A place of the Second Death where unbelievers are permanently destroyed. Destroyed: Eternally tortured in hell. Destroyed: Completely annihilated with no more existence. Wages of sin is death: Unbelievers will not actually suffer death but...

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Why Do My People Call Me a Sadist and Tell the Lost I Will Torment Them Forever?

Why Do My People Call Me a Sadist and Tell the Lost I Will Torment Them Forever?

Would Jesus say something like this to the church today? Is His gift of eternal life not good enough? Do people think they have to scare the lost into His arms with a heinous threat of eternal torture? The disciple John never tried to scare people in his gospel account or his letters in this way, nor did Paul. God used the clearest words He could throughout His word: –That those who live a lifestyle of unrepentant sin deserve DEATH—Romans 1:32 –That all who sin apart from the law will also PERISH apart from the law— Romans 2:12 –That sin leads to DEATH—Romans 6:16 –That sin results in DEATH—Romans 6:21 –That the wages of sin is DEATH—Romans 6:23 –That those who live according to the sinful nature will DIE—Romans 8:13...

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