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Daily Archives: July 19, 2008
Opponents of universalism often cite specific proof-texts, for the New Testament is clear that there are people who will go to hell. Jesus says in Matthew 25:46, “And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal … Continue reading
So why am I writing on universalism today? I wanted to write about it for a while, but the latest inspiration has been Bryan’s post, Universalism Tendencies. Bryan’s opening line pretty much summarizes his post: “I wonder if the universalism … Continue reading
When I was at DePauw, I had a professor who was a Christian universalist: he believed God would save everyone in the end. Or, more accurately, he thought God would give all people a chance to be saved in the … Continue reading
Last night, I watched the first hour of Love Actually. Someone recommended it to me. While there were scenes that I liked (e.g., Liam Neeson’s tender relationship with his little boy, who has a cute crush on a little girl), … Continue reading
In Luke 11:37-54, we see a strange interaction at the dinner table. The Pharisees invite Jesus to dinner, and they notice that he doesn’t wash before eating. They ask him why. In response, Jesus goes into a long tirade against … Continue reading