What does the Bible actually say about heaven and hell? Be prepared, because someone in your youth group is eventually going to ask you. Jeremy Steele shares a level-headed and Biblically accurate answer to this frequently asked question.
So much poor interpretation exists related to the book of Revelation because we try to apply our modern context to ancient images. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Robert Mulholland explains key aspects of the work that must be kept in mind in order to properly understand it.
How does prophecy work? Does it tell us in detail the timing of key future events? In this Seven Minute Seminary episode, Dr. Ben Witherington explains the difference between "forth-telling" and "foretelling," and suggests that God reveals enough about the future to give us hope, but not enough to not require faith in our every day lives.
In his new ebook, Omar Rikabi argues that Left Behind theology needs to be left behind! Read this great primer on the origins of rapture theology and a short biblical critique.
This is the second of a 3 part series on the biblical teaching on hell. In a Christian culture often reduced to a “turn-or-burn” mentality, is it more accurate to say, “You’re not going to hell”? A close reading of Scripture reveals that the divine punishment for human sin is death, not hell.
http://youtu.be/D3CP4gE8Jt8 What makes the book of Revelation unique? How should we begin to understand it's meaning and message? Dr. Ben Witherington here explains it in...
Is the world going to hell in a handbasket? Bill Guerrant shares the truth about the "good old days" and where we stand now in terms of poverty, war, and the evils present in the world today.
Would the Apostle Paul have urged us "not to be so heavenly minded you’re no earthly good"? In today's article, Steve Seamands weighs in on the significance of Jesus' ascension.
Where did Rapture theology come from? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Ben Witherington III explains that Rapture theology and its parent, Dispensationalism, are new ideas that were birthed in 19th century. He continues to work through the history of the belief and explains how it became a movement particularly in the United States.
Contrary to popular notions about disembodied eternal existence, the Christian hope is grounded in Jesus Christ’s resurrection, which is a foreshadowing of what the church will share in as well. Watch Matt O'Reilly in this Seven Minute Seminary explain the Christian afterlife.