Eternity is Still Eternity

2022 THEME: For Such a Time. . .

Series: Truth Decay

TITLE: Eternity is Still Eternity

Scripture: Mt. 7:24-27


“There is one serious defect to my mind in Christ’s moral character, and that is that He believed in hell.” Russell


     I.        ETERNITY-THE UNDESIRED REALITY                                


How the NT describes hell:

·        A fiery lake of burning sulfur (Rev.21:8)

·        Everlasting destruction (2 Thess. 1:9)

·        Banishment from the presence of the Lord (2 Thess. 1:9)

·        The punishment of eternal fire (Jude 7)

·        A lake of fire (Rev.20: 13-15)

·        The wine of God’s wrath; torment with fire and sulfur (Rev.14: 9-10)

How did Jesus describe hell?

1.      Eternal punishment (Mt. 25: 46)

2.      A blazing furnace where “there will weeping and gnashing of teeth” (Mt. 13:50)

3.      A place where the fire never goes out (Mk. 9: 43)

4.      A place where the worm does not die and the fire is not quenched (Mk. 9:48)

5.      Outer darkness (Mt. 8: 12 and others)

   II.        ETERNITY-THE DESIRED DESTINY              


Truth #1: At death, every person’s soul enters immediately and consciously into an (eternal existence).

Truth #2- That destination (cannot be changed).

Truth #3- Every person will one day be (resurrected) and live (forever) in a changed and indestructible body.


Next Week: Series:  Snapshots

Title: A Picture of Forgiveness- Philemon

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