Tag Archives: Hell

A Word about Hell, A Word about Privilege

The story of the rich man and Lazarus is one of the best-known of Jesus’ parables in the New Testament. But what is it about? What is the point? It seems quite clear: the story is about hell. Perhaps every … Continue reading

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A Word about Compassion

There is a way to read this passage that will send you to hell—not just the place of eternal punishment that our confession of faith speaks of, but a life of hell here on earth. This misreading of today’s text … Continue reading

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The Servant King Revisited

In our passage Jesus makes an incredibly bold statement, a prediction of such triumph and victory that, were he to fail, would prove him a fraud. Yet at the very point that he pronounces such sure victory, he tells us … Continue reading

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The King and the Way Home

If God is love, why would He send anyone to hell? It’s one of the most challenging questions for Christians to answer. Scripture describes hell as a place of “eternal, conscious punishment.” Those three words—eternal, conscious punishment—come right out of … Continue reading

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