Hell Research

Reese Watt has researched the biblical doctrine of hell for nearly thirty years.  Here is a graphical representation of what he has found. He classifies all the scriptures that speak on the subject of final punishment into four categories: eternal torment: the “traditional” idea of eternal conscious torment in a blazing, unquenchable, torturous fire annihilation:[…]

Podcast 10: Is Hell Forever? Chris Date vs. Phil Fernandez

by Chris Date & Phil Fernandez What does the bible teach about hell?  In hell do the damned experience eternal conscious torment or are they annihilated?  Phil Fernandes affirms the “traditional” view of  a fiery torture chamber whereas Chris Date defends the proposition that God will destroy people in the fire.  Obviously, I have a[…]

The Rich Man and Lazarus

A Commentary by Sean Finnegan The story of the Rich Man and Lazarus is perhaps the most difficult section of Scripture for those of us who hold to the belief called conditional immortality (the understanding that immortality is contingent on the resurrection not on the existence of an immortal soul). Before we take a look[…]