Have you ever worried that you might grow bored in heaven, that things may lose their luster or taste, that the whole novelty and intrigue of heaven might fade as do most things on earth?Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Heaven & Hell
What if eternal torment is actually a fitting response to our sin? What if, instead of seeing hell as an overreaction to our misdeeds, we looked at it instead as God’s commentary on the gravity of our rebellion?Continue Reading
Two of the passages of Scripture that express the unending nature of hell most clearly point to seemingly opposite reasons it will be terrible. One speaks of being “away from the presence of the Lord.” The other speaks of suffering…Continue Reading
Some have used Colossians 1:20 to argue for universalism — that all rebel creatures, including the devil will be reconciled to God in the end and there will be no eternal hell.
In him all the fullness of…
A small emergency struck our home last week when my 4-year-old son’s favorite hedgehog stuffed animal went missing.
The hope of finding him was beginning to shrink with every search under the couch and with every sweep under the bed.…Continue Reading
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ — by grace you have been saved — and…
The doctrine of hell is important — and extremely unpopular.
In this episode of Theology Refresh, David Platt talks about the priority of God's word as we approach this doctrine and faithfully serve the gospel in light of its reality.
“If anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life,
he was thrown into the lake of fire” (Revelation 20:15).
“Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations!” (Revelation 15:3).
Jonathan Edwards writes:
God aims at satisfying justice in the eternal damnation of sinners; which will be satisfied by their damnation, considered no otherwise than with regard to its eternal duration. But yet there never will come that particular moment,… Continue Reading