Frequently Asked Questions about Christian Universalism
- Matthew 25:46 If Punishment is not Eternal how can Life be Eternal?
Will Be Saved, Why Serve Christ? by Jennifer Hunter - Some
people serve Christ because they feel they have to. Others serve
Him for a different reason.
and the Rich Man -
by Bryan T. Huie - Short article revealing this parable refers
to the removal of the kingdom from Israel to be given to the
gentiles; it is NOT about Hell.
The Rich Man
and Lazarus - by J. Patching -Contrary to the "traditional" interpretation
of this parable, Hell is NOT the subject matter. Jesus, in this
parable as well as others explains that the kingdom of God is
about to be taken from Israel and to be given to another nation
which will bring forth the fruits which Israel did not bring
in Favor of Christian Universalism -
Chapter 20 of a book by E.E. Guild - Those who embrace Universal
Salvation are often accused of believing in a doctrine which
has no Biblical basis. This book excerpt will thoroughly
refute such an opinion.
Why live a good life if all will
be saved? -- Charles Slagle
we need the doctrine of hell to keep people moral? -- Find
an answer in this excerpt from a book by Thomas B. Thayer,
Jesus REALLY Love Little Children? -- Charles
- If all will
be saved, why bother living a holy life? --Audrey
- What if your
teaching about eternal punishment is wrong? --Gary Amirault
designed to force one to think through their beliefs. --A.C.
- The Rich Man & Lazarus
- Will they spend eternity in hell together? - J.F. Witherell
- "Well, if everyone
is going to heaven, then why did Christ have to die? Aren't you
nullifying the death of Jesus? And if God is going to save everyone,
why bother telling anyone about Jesus?" - Jan Antonsson
may happen if I start asking questions about universal salvation
at my church?" - (name withheld)
- Every knee shall
bow -- is it going to be forced or free will? - Tentmaker
- Is your "Good
News" turning people AWAY from Christ instead of TOWARDS Him? -
God force you to love Him against your "free will?" -
everyone is going to be saved eventually, what urgency is there
in proclaiming the gospel? - Charles Slagle
may be the truth. Even so, the restoration of all things could
be dangerous teaching for unstable people who would interpret
it as license to sin. - Charles Slagle
teaching cancels out any necessity for Calvary. What would
be the point of Christ dying on the cross if God plans to save
everyone anyway? - Charles Slagle
teaching will cause division in the church. Besides, I believe
we can rest in God's love because once we're saved, we're always
saved. - Charles Slagle
means that both saint and sinner will get the same reward! -
Luke 13:23-30, Jesus was asked if only a few would be saved.
He said to strive to enter into the narrow gate, for many would
try and not be able. - Charles Slagle
this mean that satan and all the fallen angels will be restored
still believe in endless hell, but I also believe God's love
is unconditional and totally committed. What's wrong with just
loving and trusting God and leaving all mysteries in His good
hands? - Charles Slagle
this total restoration doctrine is true, why have I never heard
of it before? The only people I've ever known to deny the doctrine
of endless hell are unorthodox cultists who also deny Christ's
deity, etc. - Charles Slagle
doctrine of universal reconciliation sounds to me like a teaching
someone made up in order to advertise a 'God' who is soft on
sin and more acceptable to the world. - Charles Slagle
still have problems with thinking that people like Adolph Hitler
and Joseph Stalin will one day be in Heaven. - Charles
still don't understand how God can save everyone and yet every
person have a free will. - Charles Slagle
do we not hear more people proclaiming this message today? -
believe God is SOVEREIGN. This means God is all-powerful and
holy, and He can do anything He wants to do! -
- Why preach universal salvation if everyone is going to be saved anyway?
Aren't you distorting God's Word?
Are Biblical and Christian Universalists the same?
John 3:16 says that only "whosoever believes" will be saved. How do you deal with that?
Why Can't "Forever And Ever" Mean Eternity?
What About the Scriptures Stating Only a Few Will Be Saved?
Jesus Said the wicked would be thrown into a furnace of fire!
What Good Will It Do to Preach Universal Salvation
Do Near-Death Experiences Prove the Existence of Hell
What about the Rich Man and Lazarus?
Abraham's Bosom: Another treatment of the Rich Man and Lazarus
How Can You Be Right and the Rest of the Church Be Wrong?
What Advantage is there to believing in Universal Salvation?
If Everyone Will Be Saved, Why Preach? J. Preston Eby
What About How the Bible Teaches That Some Will Perish?
Why do you teach the wicked will not be punished?
Matthew 25:46 If Punishment is not Eternal how can Life be Eternal?