Is Paradise And Heaven The Same Thing?

by Jack Wellman

Jesus told the thief on the cross he would be with Him today in paradise, so where is paradise? Is it heaven? Bosom of Abraham Jesus told the account of the rich man and Lazarus, and it was not in the context of a parable, because Jesus had been using parables a few paragraphs before […]

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Choose You This Day – Salvation or Condemnation?

by Pamela Rose Williams
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We are all born condemned to an eternity separated from God. Did I get your attention? Simply stated, the Bible says that we are all lost because of our sin. But the good news is that we can make a choice to change our path from condemnation to salvation. And you know what? It is […]

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Do The Jews Believe In An Eternal Hell?

by Jack Wellman
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Do the Jews believe in an eternal hell like Christians do? What are the Jewish views of hell? Jewish View of Hell Some Jews, not all, believe in a type of hell, but the Jewish mystics call it “Gehinnom,” but it’s nothing like we might imagine hell is. To them, it’s like a deep cycle […]

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What Is The Outer Darkness Jesus Spoke About?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus spoke about the “outer darkness,” so what is the outer darkness? Is that hell or only a temporary state? Living in Darkness Do you remember the movie called, The Matrix? It was a world where humans only believed that they were living in the real world, when in reality, their bodies were being used […]

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What Happens Right After You Die?

by Jack Wellman
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What happens the next moment after you die? It depends upon whether you are a believer or an unbeliever, and the differences are great. An Appointment with Death Every one of us has an appointment we must keep, even after birth, we’re on our way to death, but the problem is, we don’t always know […]

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What Is The Difference Between Hell and The Lake Of Fire In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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What is the difference between hell and the lake of fire? Are they the same or are they different? Is Annihilation Biblical? Jesus spoke twice as much about hell as He ever did heaven, but why? It was because He didn’t want anyone to go there. If you knew that there was a bridge out […]

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Is Annihilationism Biblical?

by Jack Wellman
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Is a belief in annihilation Biblical? Is it taught in the Bible? What is Annihilationism? Annihilationism is the belief that non-believers will simply be annihilated or be destroyed after death, rather than spending all of eternity in hell. It is believed that they will cease to exist after they’re judged and then annihilated, and even […]

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Who Does The Bible Say Will End Up In Hell?

by Jack Wellman
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Does the Bible reveal who will end up in hell?  Is there no escape afterwards? Made for the Devil When Jesus comes to judge the world in righteousness and separate the sheep from the goats, He will say to some, “Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his […]

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What Are The Gates Of Hell? What Does The Bible Say?

by Jack Wellman
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Are there literal gates of hell?  Why did Jesus refer to this term?  Was it a particular place or just an analogy? What are the Gates of Hell? Jesus once said “I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matt 16:18b) but what was He talking about?  Are […]

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Do Animals Sin? A Bible Study

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Many people consider their animals to be like their children. It is not uncommon then to see some of these same people treat their animals better than they treat other humans. Likewise, they develop strong bonds with these animals, which tends to make these people attribute human traits and qualities to them. This results in […]

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