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All articles & reviews tagged with hell

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August 2019
Articles > Biblical/theological

The death that ends death

Notes of an address given at the burial of Iain H. Murray’s son, Stephen R. Murray (1956-2019) at the Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, March 7, 2019 God is revealed to us in Scripture as ‘the God of all comfort’ (2 Corinthians 1:3). The Bible is a book of comfort for believers and, for our comfort…

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May 2013
Reviews > Book

Love Wins: At the Heart of Life’s Big Questions

Part One (March 2013) ‘Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope’ … for everyone? Sadly many ministers responsible for conducting funerals commit a terrible, destructive sin, by providing a ‘sure and certain hope’ of heaven to grieving friends and relatives, when the evidence from the life of…

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March 2013
Reviews > Book

Love Wins: At the Heart of Life’s Big Questions

Part One (March 2013) ‘Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope’ … for everyone? Sadly many ministers responsible for conducting funerals commit a terrible, destructive sin, by providing a ‘sure and certain hope’ of heaven to grieving friends and relatives, when the evidence from the life of…

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March 2013
Reviews > Book

Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived

Love wins opens the door wide to universalism — a heresy that ultimately advocates that hell will be empty and all will be in heaven. Scripture teaches something quite different. Rob Bell’s book has generated a furore in the blogosphere and beyond. One of the best responses has come from Kevin DeYoung. When The…

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March 2013
Reviews > Book

Last Things First

Christians are sometimes warned about the danger of being so heavenly-minded that they are of no earthly use. Yet C. S. Lewis maintained (in Mere Christianity) that the witness of history is that those who did most for the present world were those who thought most about the next. In this book, which began…

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April 1999
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column: Society and the Christian ethic

When I was a boy my father used to take me twice a year to Newport. The object of the exercise was hopefully to see Cardiff RFC tank our near neighbours and rivals which usually, but not as frequently as I would have liked, they did. (Little did he or I suspect that I…

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September 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Where will you spend eternity?

Someone once described death as 'the last thing we talk about'. With life expectancy longer than ever before, people tend to think of death as something remote, an event so distant that it is not even worth a thought. The Lord Jesus obviously thought otherwise. His teaching is recorded in Luke 16: 19-31. Here,…

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