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Will Heaven Be on Earth?

There is a popular view that “heaven” will be on “earth,” after our planet has been purged by fire at the end of time. This theory is wholly without merit and results from a failure to understand the symbolic nature of several passages of scripture.

Will “Hell” Be Destroyed Eventually?

There are some who teach that the wicked will not be required to endure an “eternal punishment” (see Mt. 25:46) in hell. They argue that since “hell” is the “second death,” and as “death” is to be “destroyed,” it follows that hell will be destroyed ultimately. In this week’s Question and Answer segment, Wayne Jackson responds to this fallacious argument.

Will Only “Your Bunch” Be Saved?

A querist wants to know, “Will only your bunch be saved?” Though the question usually is highly prejudicial, we will elicit two answers — his and ours.

Will Our Children Trust in the Lord?

“Trust the Lord” is a message that must be communicated to our children. They must learn to follow the Lord’s way. God’s way will always be the right way and the best way to live.

Woman’s Role in the Church

Does the Bible teach that there are different roles for men and women in the scheme of God’s plan for the church?

Words Fitly Spoken

Words are vehicles of communication. Since it is the case that “words” can lead either to salvation or to condemnation, it is important that Christians craft a vocabulary that expresses biblical ideas in their purest form. Study this issue with us in this month’s Feature.

Word-tenses of Salvation, The

Have you ever considered the fact that “salvation” can be a future, past, present, still future event, depending upon the vantage point from which one is speaking? Think about this “tense” issue with us.

Work Ethic, The

We are living in a time when the “work ethic” is suffering enormously. More and more people want to do less and less for higher pay.

Worship

A brief survey on worship as taught in the Bible.

Yoke of Christ, The

Christianity is best for humankind because it fits us well. If you have burdens, come see what Christ has to offer.

You’ve Heard of the Patience of Job

Job serves world-over as an example of perseverance despite limited knowledge. But when that knowledge is, “The Lord is compassionate and merciful,” it is enough.