More About Hell, Hades, and the Afterlife

Annihilationism Debate: Glossary of Terms

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Miscellaneous | 1 comment

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...

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

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in FAQs, Miscellaneous | 1 comment

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 my gift of eternal life not good enough? Do people think they have to scare the lost into my arms with a heinous threat of eternal torture? My disciple John never tried to scare people in his gospel account or his letters in this way, nor did Paul. I used the clearest words I could throughout my 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...

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