Bible Threatenings Explained; or, Passages of Scripture Sometimes Quoted to Prove Endless Punishment Shown to Teach Consequences of Limited Duration. (The following is part of the introduction of Dr. John Wesley Hanson’s book Bible Threatenings Explained. This part of the … Continue reading
Christian Biblical Universalism believes the Creator’s Love, Mercy, & Forgiveness is for ALL mankind, that ultimately all mankind will be saved through the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Presently, the majority of the Church believes most of mankind … Continue reading
The week of February 21 through 28 the 700 Club on Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is going to feature interviews on those who claimed to have gone either heaven and/or hell. I received the following email notice from the 700 … Continue reading
If eternal hell fire was a reality don’t you think Christ and the apostles would have spread the word to everyone not just to the Jews right at the beginning? What a travesty if Jesus, who supposedly came to save the entire … Continue reading
Where do you move forward with that? This is something that I’m sure I’d have serious debates with my fellow Christians about. I think that the difficult thing about any religion, including Christianity, is that at some level there is a call to evangelize and proselytize. There’s the belief, certainly in some quarters, that people who haven’t embraced Jesus Christ as their personal savior, that they’re going to hell.
You don’t believe that?
I find it hard to believe that my God would consign four-fifths of the world to hell. I can’t imagine that my God would allow some little Hindu kid in India who never interacts with the Christian faith to somehow burn for all eternity. That’s just not part of my religious makeup.
Part of the reason I think it’s always difficult for public figures to talk about this is that the nature of politics is that you want to have everybody like you and project the best possible traits onto you. Oftentimes that’s by being as vague as possible, or appealing to the lowest common denominators. The more specific and detailed you are on issues as personal and fundamental as your faith, the more potentially dangerous it is.
Last night I watched a video message given by William P. Young author of The Shack published by Windblown Media. It was very powerful. His book, originally self-published has sold close to five million copies as of this writing and … Continue reading