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Christianity without hell

John Shore recently authored a commentary for Patheos entitled, “What Christianity Without Hell Looks Like.” Patheos is a website providing information about various religions.

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The Need for Hell

N.T. Wright’s book, “Surprised by Hope” just keeps on giving. I recently found a another thought-provoking gem. In the chapter on Paradise, Purgatory and Hell, Wright states that “Judgment – the sovereign declaration that this is good and to be upheld and vindicated, and that is evil and to be condemned – is the only alternative to chaos. 561 more words

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What Would We Do Without Hell?

Awhile back I read a news report about a young lady who had been brutally raped and murdered. At the sentencing trial, the distraught father shouted at the guilty party … … 595 more words

RELIGION

The Bittersweet Song of Simeon

Text: Luke 2:22-35

This morning we will be looking at the narrative of Simeon and his recognition of the young Jesus as the messiah. This text should sound familiar, or at least part of it should, because we sing “the Song of Simeon” at the end of our service each week. 2,258 more words

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Jesus as Final Judge

How did Jesus judge the sinners he encountered? Since he will be the Judge at the Final Judgment, perhaps we can get a glimpse of how he will judge by taking an in-depth look at his life. 27 more words

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Thomas Manton on the Judgment According to Works

What does the Bible teach about a judgment according to works? Will Christ judge only unbelievers, or, at his second coming, will believers be judged too? 876 more words

Puritan Theology