Earlier this summer, our family made a pilgrimage to the ultimate summer vacation destination, Disneyland. As we navigated the crowds, I noticed a common trait among our fellow mouse-eared tourists. With the exception of a few overstimulated toddlers and stressed-out parents, everyone around us was smiling and laughing. The strangers...
Hell is for judgment upon those who’ve sinned against God, not simply for those who’ve heard the gospel or not heard the gospel. —Erik Raymond
Unlocking the Bible continues to release weekly episodes of Readers and Writers with Colin Smith, a podcast recorded live at The Gospel Coalition’s 2017 National Conference.
Our next guest is Erik Raymond, who shares about his writing and newest book from The Good Book Company, Is Hell for real? And other questions about judgment, eternity and the God of love.
Here’s a summary of the book’s content:
The word hell conjures up all kinds of nightmares in people’s minds, but also presents a difficulty for many Christians. How can a God who the Bible says literally “is love” condemn anyone to an eternity of torment? Will punishment be eternal? Is hell for real?
In this short, accessible book, pastor and author Erik Raymond reviews this important subject for everyone with pastoral warmth and biblical clarity.
Listen to Pastor Colin’s interview with Erik! (You can also subscribe to the iTunes podcast.)