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Explaining Prophecy

Most understand the word “prophecy” to be another word for prediction. The Hebrew, navi and the Greek prophētēs (prophet), carry the meaning of one who is a proclaimer of God’s message and need not necessarily be foretelling of the future.... Continue Reading →

Explaining Salvation

A price paid to buy back or to bring about release from some obligation or undesirable circumstance. A ransom is a sum of money or a price demanded or paid to secure the freedom of a slave. The basic idea... Continue Reading →

The Hope of a Resurrection – Where?

All of us have lost a loved one to this force to be reckoned with, and it is only a matter of time before we have to face the greatest enemy humankind has ever known, death! However, we have been... Continue Reading →

The Wicked Will Be No More

Psalm 37:10 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 10 Just a little while longer and the wicked one will be no more; And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be there. As we have seen through this... Continue Reading →

What Did Jesus Teach About Hell?

Mark 9:47-48 English Standard Version (ESV) 47 And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell, 48 ‘where their... Continue Reading →

Is Hellfire Part of Divine Justice?

Genesis 1:27 tells us, “God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” What does this verse mean? It means that man is born with a moral nature,... Continue Reading →

Is the Hellfire Doctrine Truly Just?

Genesis 1:27-28 English Standard Version (ESV) 27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. 28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and... Continue Reading →

Hellfire – Eternal Torment?

Hundreds of millions of both Catholic and Protest Christians have long held that hell is a place of eternal torment for the damned. According to the Encarta Encyclopedia, “Hell, in theology, any place or state of punishment and privation for... Continue Reading →

Does God Foreknowing​ Judas Iscariot’s betrayal of Jesus Predestine Him or coerce Him to act Against His Own Free Will?

How do Predestination and Foreknowledge Differ? First, we will offer how the secular sources would define the words, which is really what the populace believes. Second, we will see what the Scriptures say about the original language words and how they... Continue Reading →

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