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Of the four words that are often translated “hell,” Gehenna is the only term used in our Scriptures to describe the final fate of the wicked.1 It is used primarily by Jesus in the gospels, once by James and is entirely … Continue reading

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Daniel 12:2 and “Eternal Contempt”1 Few passages from the Old Testament are cited as evidence that hell is a place of eternal torment. Given the Old Testament’s emphasis on death and destruction, this shouldn’t surprise us. If I believed that … Continue reading

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The book of Malachi is not only one of the last (if not the last) books of the Old Testament written, but it is also the last book most of see in our Old Testaments.1 Therefore, it is all the more … Continue reading

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This year’s Rethinking Hell Conference is in Auckland, New Zealand, on July 15th. There’s only a few more weeks to go—we look forward to seeing you there! As we explore our theme, “Conditional Immortality: The Unfinished Business of the Reformation,” … Continue reading

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  There was a popular awareness test video from when I was in college that I think can be very illustrative of an important point to remember when reading the scriptures. And this lesson is not only relevant when studying … Continue reading

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  One of the most key passages used to defend the traditional view of hell is Revelation 14:9-11. Then another angel, a third one, followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and … Continue reading

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