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  • Annihilation or Eternal Punishment? by Robert Peterson

    Annihilationism is the view that lost people in hell will be exterminated after they have paid the penalty for their sins. Its proponents offer six main arguments. First is an argument based on the Bible’s use of fire imagery to …Read More

  • The Biblical Evidence for Hell by Christopher Morgan

    Would a loving Jesus really teach about hell? Yes, and so does every New Testament author. Let’s consider what they teach. Hell in Matthew In the Sermon on the Mount, often known for its emphasis on love and the kingdom, …Read More

  • When All Things Are Made New by R.C. Sproul

    As a pastor and theologian, I’ve had to think about a lot of hard questions over the years. Truth be told, however, the most difficult problem I’ve faced is the problem of suffering. We all face suffering in some way, …Read More

  • Remember the Sabbath, to Keep It Holy by Sean Michael Lucas

    Have you ever slept for several hours, woke up, but remained unrefreshed? Perhaps you remember Washington Irving’s story “Rip Van Winkle.” Rip is a henpecked husband who wanders to the mountains to escape, meets a strange crew, falls asleep, and …Read More

  • Why Fear Death? by Michael Rogers

    Since we had been to Niagara Falls many times before, my wife and I guided friends on their first visit. On a warm July morning, we walked from our car through heavy ground fog with visibility of about fifty feet. …Read More

  • The Disappearance of Hell by John MacArthur

    According to recent polls, some 81 percent of adult Americans believe in heaven, and fully 80 percent expect to go there when they die. By comparison, about 61 percent believe in hell, but less than 1 percent think it’s likely …Read More

  • Hell on Trial by John Blanchard

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930), the Scottish physician and author best known for his creation of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, once wrote, “Hell, I may say … has long dropped out of the thoughts of every reasonable …Read More

  • Real Love Wins by Burk Parsons

    One of the more loving and merciful things Jesus did was preach on hell. He preached on hell more than He preached on heaven, and He did so in order to point the lost to Himself as the way, the …Read More

  • Heavenly Mindedness by Randy Alcorn

    Jonathan Edwards said, “It becomes us to spend this life only as a journey toward heaven … to which we should subordinate all other concerns of life. Why should we labor for or set our hearts on anything …Read More

  • Heaven by Gerrit Scott Dawson

    As we discussed heaven, my wife asked a fascinating pair of questions: “How do you think God’s presence with us in heaven will compare to His presence in Eden? Will it be as intimate?” These questions get us right down …Read More

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