'Hell' tagged sermons

Be thinking: Where is God when life hurts?

Daniel 3:19-30If it hasn’t happened to us already then it’s very likely to be just a matter of time before we experience painful, seemingly pointless, tragedy. When this happens the question: “Where is God when life hurts?” becomes not just a philosophical question but a real and practical one. Listen in as we consider what anchors we need to put in place before the storm hits.

I’m glad you asked: Will God send people to hell for not believing in a Jesus they’ve never heard of?

Jeremiah 25:3-16 In 2011 Pastor Rob Bell released a New York Times best-seller called “Love Wins”. In his book he calls into question the traditional Christian teaching about the existence of hell, and one of the objections he brings is that it’s unjust for people “to suffer in eternal agony because they didn’t believe in the Jesus they never heard of.” Listen in as we consider this highly emotive and crucial topic.

Two Ways to Live – Judgement (Lunchtime talk)

Judgement A recent Guardian editorial in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal said: ‘if there is one thing that makes the most benign agnostic wish that there were a God to punish sinners with eternal torment, it is the contemplation of history’s monsters.’ Listen in as we ask what Jesus wants us to believe about judgement and as we continue our series through the truths underpinning Two Ways to Live.

Isaiah: Vol 10: 2 of 3: The Choice

Isaiah 65 What should I wear today? What should I eat for dinner? Should I look for a new job? Where should we move to? Life is full of choices. But the biggest, most momentous choice we each face is whether to be rebels against God or servants of God. It’s a choice with eternal consequences. God wants us to choose life.