Is not Ultimate Restoration denying
1500 years of Church tradition and the majority view?
what the Bible teaches...
“I would really like to believe
this but unfortunately its just not what the Bible teaches.
and purpose of hell...
“What do you believe is the nature and purpose of
If I can live a life completely consumed
with myself, without having to come under the authority
of Christ, and still be in heaven with Christ, why would
I live a life like Paul (beaten, shipwrecked, stoned, persecuted
from every angle)?
Would not sin against a holy infinite God result in an infinite
sentence of punishment? And wouldn't limiting the duration
of hell diminish the seriousness of sin?
in the Bible...
How can anyone seriously entertain this notion
that God will save all when there is so much death and "destruction
of the wicked" in the Bible?
don't have a problem with this doctrine...
"Why do people say that this teaching makes them depressed
or fearful? I have never had any trouble with it. I just
accept it by faith since He is God and, 'His ways are higher
than our ways'".
are any saved in light of this so-called "evil"
"Why would there be any Christians if this supposedly
false doctrine has been the terrible deterrent you say it
has been for so long? What about Church history full of
amazingly devout Christians?"
is a Functional Universalist?
A functional universalist is one who talks like, lives like
and hopes like all things are going to be made new
but when pressed they deny their support of
it. Some have even gone so far as to write lengthy blogs
and even books to defend their belief in a limited redemption