While we didn’t “catch the colors” just right, we did catch a good glimpse of post-Christian culture. Picturesque, but empty, churches. Once-upon-a-time Christian colleges with rich endowments and majestic buildings, but now characterized by a pervasive secular mindset.
Since you asked…
Let’s ask and answer three questions: What is Purgatory? Where did the notion of Purgatory originate? How Scriptural is it? First Question: What is Purgatory? The simplest answer is to say that it is a place/dimension/state of life beyond death where Christians who are ultimately bound for Heaven are purged of their unconfessed/unaddressed sins. Those […]
Question: What happens to young children who die? Answer: This is a piercing question for anyone who has lost a child! The death of a child is a horrible, horrendous, if not hellacious experience for any person to experience! On the heels of 9/11 Larry King asked John MacArthur, a prominent pastor/teacher/author in California, this […]
The most detailed description is couched in apocalyptic imagery that has aroused enormous curiosity and controversy, none more so than that about the Millennium (Rev. 20:1-6). I have always emphasized while teaching Revelation that this reference to the Millennium is a most humbling section of the Bible. What is clear is that the Return of […]
The hospice patient had fought a long and hard fight against cancer. Her body is wasted and worn out. She is at peace, having not just entrusted her life to Christ but also her dying and death. She whispers this comment with a wry smile written across her pale face: “I am looking forward to […]