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Why Chan Can’t Erase Hell: Sin Wins

Why Chan Can’t Erase Hell: Sin Wins

So who is right, and who is wrong? Perhaps the better questions are, “Who is God, and what does God do?” I hope to answer the open gate question by appealing to the character and sovereign intentions of God. What is the lake of fire? What is the purpose of the lake of fire? Who is cast into the lake of fire? Is there any hope for those who go to the lake of fire? In Francis Chan’s book, Erasing Hell, in response to Bell’s commentary about the “open gates” in Revelation, Chan says that he would “love to believe” the open-gate theory, but can’t for three reasons.

The Dispossessed

For my Science Fiction Literature class at UCF, we were assigned a book to read every two weeks.  Most of the books were interesting in one way or another, but none of them could hold a candle to The Dispossessed, by Ursula K. LeGuin.  An excellent book which I highly…

God Established a Plan of the Ages for a Reason

I am picking up where I left off yesterday regarding Kevin De Young’s review of Rob Bell’s Love Wins … De Young claims that there are “exegetical problems” with Bell’s take on scriptures that indicate the reconciliation of all things.  I am including in this blog a wonderful video I…