Monthly Archives: February 2011

John Piper’s Tweet: “Farewell Rob Bell”

“Farewell Rob Bell.” 26 Feb   Here’s Scot McKnight on Piper’s tweet: “Frankly, John Piper’s flippant dismissal of Rob Bell is unworthy of someone of Piper’s stature. The way to disagree with someone of Rob Bell’s influence is not … Continue reading

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Does Belief in Hell Matter?

A recent video clip based on Rob Bell’s forthcoming book Love Wins has raised the hell question again: Does belief in an eternal hell really matter? (Permit me to step out of the Synoptic Gospels for a while on this … Continue reading

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Rob Bell: Love Wins, So No Hell?

—A quote from Kevin Deyoung based on clip: “I am eager to read the book, not to pick a fight (though sometimes we need to fight, and this is one of those times), but because a book like this from … Continue reading

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Smoking and 1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Recently I’ve been reminded of a particular application of 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 that I’ve come to reject: Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will … Continue reading

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