In the discussion regarding hell amongst evangelicals, Scripture should be our starting point and final authority. Of course, this doesn’t mean that historical theology is irrelevant. How the biblical texts have been interpreted throughout almost 2000 years of Church history matters in a very real sense. The Church Councils can be informative for our doctrine, but are not supposed to take precedence over Scripture.
Pastor David B. Curtis, examines Romans 8:5-11, and Paul’s use of Flesh versus Spirit, and John use of Born of God.
A belief that our physical body is evil and our Spirit is good, is part of an early heresy that infiltrated the Church, called Gnosticism. Unfortunately it’s taught very often today, to suggest that a believer’s inner spirit is at war with their physical body. However, Paul’s use of the word Flesh, was never used to describe the physical body ...
Are you aware that we are living in the last days? Hopefully, when you hear a statement like that your first question is, “Last days of what?” I could be talking about the “last days” of shopping for Christmas. Or I could be referring to the “last days” of the year. Or I could be referring to the “last days” of the Obama administration. If I was referring to any of those things, I would be correct. What is really sad ...
During It’s A New Day Conference in Edmonton Alberta, we sat down with Dr. Martin Trench, Dr. Harold Eberle and Dr. Jonathan Welton and discussed the importance of Eschatology, it’s effect on the church and peoples lives and why we study it.
Listen in as Joshua Tongol and Andre Rabe share their hearts and answer questions on these very subjects. It might give you a different perspective on things.
-Is Satan Christianity’s other god?
-Is Satan a “fallen angel”?
-Is the devil responsible for evil?
-Have we given “the devil” too much credit and power?
-Is there a lot of biblical support for the “fall of Lucifer”?
-What are the problems of being too “devil conscious”?
-Is “the satan” ...