Tag Archives: salvation

What Does “Gospel” Really Mean?

We often describe God’s gracious offer of Salvation as “good news”, and while this makes sense, given the magnitude of God’s gift to us, there are actually good etymological reasons for describing Salvation in this way. The word “Gospel” is derived from an Anglo-Saxon word, “godspel”, or “good story” and …

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What’s So Unique About Christianity? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner begins by talking about the unique nature of Christianity then continues responding to listener email by addressing several topics, including: a brief response and observation related to the Baha’i faith, a discussion of the importance of keeping the Sabbath, a review of …

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Why Would God Send Good People to Hell?

I’ve been blogging recently on the existence and nature of Hell and, unsurprisingly, I’ve received tremendous response from Christians and non-Christians alike (much of it hostile). The topic polarizes believers and unbelievers. Many Christians struggle to correlate God’s mercy with a place of permanent justice, while others prefer to believe …

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Wouldn’t A Loving God Reform Rather Than Punish? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner responds to a common objection to the nature of God: If God is all-loving, why doesn’t he “reform” people rather than simply “punish” them in Hell? How would you answer a skeptic who argues a God who simply punishes his children in …

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Why Would God Send Good People to Hell? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner addresses a common objection to the loving nature of God. Isn’t it unfair for God to penalize people who are otherwise good, just because they haven’t heard about Jesus? A good God would not send good people to Hell. Jim responds to …

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If The Evidence for Christianity Is So Good, Why Isn’t Everyone a Believer (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner discusses a common objection of non-believers and examines three reasons why someone might reject a truth claim. J. Warner also addresses the Rob Bell’s controversial claims about the nature of hell and describes the most important question you can ask your atheist …

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