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Review of Francis Chan’s Erasing Hell (Part 6)

October 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Apostle Paul, Bible, hell, New Testament, Religion

Chapter 4: What Jesus’ Followers Said About Hell In “Love Wins” Rob Bell appeared pretty thorough when he said he was going to tackle every occurrence of the word “Hell” in the New Testament. The problem was concepts are more important than individual words. It is entirely possible for to talk about hell without using […]

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Review of Francis Chan’s Erasing Hell (Part 5)

September 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Christianity, hell, Religion

Chapter 3: What Jesus actually said about hell? I hope in these posts I don’t sound nit picky or petty. I am just trying to point out both the strengths and weaknesses of what I have found in C&S’s book. There is little doubt left as you read this book that they are writing this […]

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Review of Francis Chan’s Erasing Hell (Part 4)

September 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Books, Christianity, hell, Religion

Chapter 2: Has Hell Changed or Have We? Chan starts chapter two with various views people have come up with of hell over the centuries. He mentions everything from Origen to AC/DC. His points is, “But if the truth is what we are after, we need to stick with what Jesus actually said. We also […]

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Review of Francis Chan’s Erasing Hell (Part 3)

September 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Books, Christianity, hell, Religion

Chapter 1: Does Everyone Go To Heaven? (continued) One thing Chan and Sprinkle (from here on referred to as C&S) get right that Bell missed was that we are dealing with concepts and not just specific words. In chapter three of love wins Bell writes, “I want to show you every single verse in the […]

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Review of Francis Chan’s Erasing Hell (Part 2)

September 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Christianity, hell

Chapter 1: Does Everyone Go To Heaven? Chan starts this chapter with this question, “Do you want to believe in a God who shows His power by punishing non-Christians and who magnifies His mercy by blessing Christians forever?” (p.21) He concludes that we may not want to believe this but can we believe this. Chan […]

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Francis Chan’s Erasing Hell – Introduction

September 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Christianity, hell

Francis Chan starts Erasing Hell with an introduction that could have been an appropriate introduction for any of a number of books on difficult and controversial topics. First, he addresses the fact that this is not a pleasant issue. It is a difficult issue that has ramifications that are far reaching and highly significant. Next, […]

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Erasing Hell vs. Jesus Wants to Save Christians

September 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Books, Christianity

Francis Chan’s book on hell came out a while back called “Erasing Hell“. This follows in the wake of Rob Bell’s book “Love Wins” that some say proves Bell is a universalist. I am not so sure that he is but I can see how people come to that conclusion. Eoes anyone else think it […]

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Erasing Hell by Francis Chan is Now Available for Pre-Order

May 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Christianity, Doctrine, hell, Religion, Theology

Pre-orders are now open at amazon for Francis Chan’s new book Erasing Hell: What God Says About Eternity and the Things We Made Up. I guess I am a little surprised by the subtitle as some are viewing this book as some sort of response to Rob Bell. I can only guess that what he […]

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