Tag: gehenna

Ah, Gehenna: Rey Didn’t Start The Fire

In my post on Gehenna (part of my Hellish Week) I made a statement that I had read in several places and which needs to be retracted because it is historical dubious. Here is what I said: What they forget to mention is that the site wasn’t merely for garbage; it was a place for…

Continue reading Ah, Gehenna: Rey Didn’t Start The Fire

Did Christ Descend Into Hell—a Wayne Grudem Quotable

This is a quote from a chapter of Systematic Theology (2004) by Wayne Grudem. The chapter primarily focuses on the atonement but it has this really good section (pp. 583-594) about hell that ties the entire week together.

Continue reading Did Christ Descend Into Hell—a Wayne Grudem Quotable

Hell? Yeah.

I’ve touched on lots of Scripture (in both Testaments) but I needed to bring up some broad theological points. I didn’t want to make this a book, I just wanted to put up a few posts that pointed out that the Scriptures are fraught with the doctrine of hell and Christians should believe it. This…

Continue reading Hell? Yeah.

Hell? No?

At this point, naysayers are quick to say that I’m building a theology off a metaphor. He was using the term Gehenna—which is the burning the trash heap outside of Jerusalem; he was not using the term Sheol. To which the response is, obviously longer in the last post that Christ added details that had…

Continue reading Hell? No?