Category Archives: Eschatology

Seven reasons to desire heaven

  Heaven will be a place unhindered fellowship with God. (A place where sin cannot molest) Heaven will be a place where we always do what pleases God.  Heaven will be a place of unhindered fellowship with each other. (No … Continue reading

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Hellbound?

I have become increasingly uncomfortable answering difficult questions isolated from the necessary context surrounding them. Consider, for example, the questions being asked about the nature of hell in an upcoming documentary “Hellbound?“ Without revealing his personal views, Kevin Miller explores different … Continue reading

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Where glory meets my suffering

You can experience the place where the hurt and the Healer collide by meeting with “the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles” (II Corinthians 1:3-4). Continue reading

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God’s will in a fallen world

When we pray (daily) for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in heaven, we acknowledge that God’s will is not being done on earth as it is in heaven. But in what sense? Certainly God is … Continue reading

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Do you expect to live after your earthly life ends?

There appears to be among all people throughout history a very strong intuition that physical death does not permanently terminate human existence. Most people are also inclined to believe in the possibility of some kind of postmortem accountability to a … Continue reading

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Rejecting a shelter mentality

When God’s people were exiled in Babylon, God continued to speak to them. He instructed his servant Jeremiah to write a letter to His exiled people. One word he wrote to them offered hope and assurance for their future: “This … Continue reading

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I don’t want to go to heaven

Imagine telling your five-year old son that when he grows up and gets married his honeymoon will be one of the most enjoyable times of his life. At this point in his life, he might ask, “Can I take my … Continue reading

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