“Universal-ism” Defined

The term “universalism” can be misunderstood as it can often come with some negative baggage. Perhaps it is its connection with liberalism that has turned it into “pluralism” (the idea that all roads lead to God) or Unitarianism (the Arian belief that God is One in number and is not an eternal relationship of Father, [...]

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April 16th, 2015 by glwadmin

Keller’s “The Importance of Hell”: Final Conclusion

The Glorious Multi-faceted Cross! In brief review, we learned that to assume the penal substitutionary death of Christ as THE explanation for what occurred on the cross is false. Again, there are significant reasons to be hesitant to embrace Keller’s defense of the Penal Substitutionary Atonement as “the Gospel.” First it fails to recognize that [...]

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December 9th, 2014 by glwadmin

A Response to Keller’s “The Importance of Hell”: Conclusion-Part 1

First, the Mystery… These last posts in response to Keller’s “The Importance of Hell” will be a bit lengthy for they concern the mystery of the atonement. Evangelicals generally teach the atonement as if it is indisputably understood as they present their understanding as “the correct view.” Unfortunately one’s view of the atonement has become [...]

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November 18th, 2014 by glwadmin

A Response to Keller’s “The Importance of Hell”: Conclusion Part 2

Is Keller discussing “The importance of hell” or “The importance of an eternal hell”? FIrst I’d like to point out something that missed my attention at the outset of these posts. If you notice, in the same way that the title of Keller’s article says “The Importance of Hell” and does not specify an “eternal” hell, Keller continues to [...]

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September 18th, 2014 by glwadmin

How the Church Supports Christian Universalism Within Itself!

Updated January 8, 2014:  We have discovered yet even more evidence within the Body of Christ which expose our inherent faith in “Christian Universalism” (= the absolute success of the cross for all mankind). They happen to be some of the strongest! We updated and are re-posting this article as it is central to understanding our unique approach [...]

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January 7th, 2014 by glwadmin

The Life of the Trinity: the “Back-Story” to the Gospel

I was recently listening to a lecture on the Trinitarian relationship between Father, Son and Spirit which was illustrated as the “Back-Story” necessary for an accurate comprehension of the events of the Gospel. It was stated that without the understanding of this eternal relationship of family love we cannot properly interpret what we have called [...]

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January 9th, 2013 by glwadmin