From Dante's Inferno: "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here." But, there is hope. His name is Jesus Christ. To think lightly of Hell is to think lightly of the Cross. **The video of a recent class I taught on this doctrine. nw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49n14Tl9xOo&t=2003s
Pic: Rapper, Lil Nas X, posing with his new 'Satan Sneaker.' I posted this a few days ago on my FB page and it exploded - in a good way. But I still couldn't' tell you why. It's a curious thing. The only reason I'm transferring it to my blog site is because I've never … Continue reading I Prayed for Lil Nas X Today
In their 2004 book, Hell Under Fire, general editors, Christopher Moran and Robert Peterson write, A business was opening a new store, and a friend of the owner sent flowers for the occasion. The flowers arrived at the new business site, and the owner read the card, inscribed “Rest in Peace.” The angry owner called … Continue reading Hell Under Fire
When we die, what do you think is on the other side? I once saw an interview with actor, Anthony Hopkins. Asked about life & death, he, like many others, said he believed, in essence: we live, we die, and then - that's it. Nothing else. Of course, no one can, with authority, satisfy the … Continue reading What Happens When We Die?
When we die, what do you think is on the other side? (good question) Recently, I read a story of a son (a Christian) asking his father (not a Christian) if he ever worried about what happens after we die. “The next life?” the father said. “I’ll worry about that when I get there!” But, … Continue reading Pascal’s Wager
“In hell, where [the rich man] was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side, [and the rich man said],….I am in agony in this fire.” (Luke 16:23-24) There is supposedly an actual “Sunday Bulletin Blooper” stating: “At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be ‘What … Continue reading 23 Minutes in Hell
"...and in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes..." (Luke 16:23) A friend (actually a former youth of mine from the late 80's) sent me a link to a video clip the other day. The name of the 6-minute video: "A Letter from Hell." Having seen my fair share of cheesy videos over … Continue reading A Letter from Hell
"Abandon hope all ye who enter here." So wrote Dante in the 14th century as he did his best to describe hell. I have found, at least in my personal experience, that Satan doesn't tempt me (often) to "recklessly run off a cliff" i.e. do something that I know would hurt or kill me. He's … Continue reading The Hell of the Mind