Archive for September 2012

Old Testament Vengeance

Some of God’s judgments from the Bible’s Old Testament are often misunderstood and called atrocities.  One of them is the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart.   Chapters 3-12 in the book of Exodus tell the story of Moses and his brother, Aaron, pleading with Pharaoh to let the Israelites leave Egypt instead of keeping them in bondage. …

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The Lake of Fire

Revelation 20:15 says anyone not found in the Book of Life will be cast into the Lake of Fire, which is another name for Hell. Hell in the New Testament is translated from the Greek word “Gehenna,” and it means the place of everlasting punishment. The King James Version of the Bible uses the word…

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The Eternal God

I used to have a problem with the concept of an all-knowing, all-powerful God.   I thought we were all like puppets on strings doing whatever God wanted us to do.  I speculated that no one truly had free will because God had already chosen how everyone would live their lives.  For example, God put the…

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Signs of the End

Several things have happened recently that are paving the way to the final seven years known as Daniel’s 70th Week, more commonly called the Tribulation.  As Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives His disciples asked Him about the signs of His coming and the end of the world (Matt. 24:3).  He told them of…

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