Theology (Page 2)

Theology (Page 2)

Who are You? Sealed with the Spirit

In this post I will considering the final blessing the Christian needs to know about their identity. Of course, there are many more blessings we could consider, but this is the final one in the passage of our consideration (Eph. 1:3-14). What is this blessing? The Christian is sealed with the Holy Spirit (cf. 2 Cor. 1:22, Eph. 1:13-14 and 4:30). The basic meaning of the…

The Garden of Eden, and our Sunday Worship

Jody Killingsworth, over at Warhorn, has penned a discussion-inducing piece on the connection between formal worship and the creation order. He points to an idea of theologian James B. Jordan, who suggests that the Garden of Eden may have been not merely the name of  Adam’s dwelling place ( or synonymous with the entire creation). Instead, the Garden was a temple.…

How Long will Hell Last? (Part 3)

For how long do the unbelieving go to hell? Some have suggested that no one will go to hell (universalism), but this ignores the clear teaching of Scripture (Matthew 25:46; Revelation 20:15). Others say that the punishment in hell is limited, that is to say, those that go to hell will be annihilated and not suffer everlasting torment (annihilationism).