A Bible Study on the Biblical topic of Hell based on Revelation chapter 14. This is an audio message given by Jim Greer (me). I thought I would post it since Rob Bell has come out so strongly against the concept in his “Love Wins” book. Like Rob Bell, I would prefer that Hell was not an option. However, what you or I prefer doesn’t change how things are. The most important question is not what I would like to be true. Rather it is what does the Bible say about the topic? What did Jesus himself teach about Hell? Sadly, He taught that Hell is a real place and real people will go there.
In my search for an audio copy of the New Testament, I stumbled across the “Faith Comes By Hearing” website. I was familiar with their ministry, having taken our church through their very edifying listening program a few years back. I was stunned to find out that they give away, completely free of charge, the Bible in Mp3 format. I downloaded the ESV version and I must say, I am completely thrilled. I just listened to 1 John while I was driving.
Here is a statement from their website, followed by a link to get your own free audio copy of the New Testament on Mp3:
“Faith Comes By Hearing is committed to reaching the nations with the Word of God in audio, offering the Bible in a format that will connect with the world’s 50% illiterate population. To accomplish this enormous task, the Lord has assembled a group of committed leaders and dedicated servants of His Word to develop into a reality the vision of bringing His church together and making disciples.The word nation is the Greek word ethnos, which means “of the same language and people group,” not the political borders of a country. The worldwide Bible translation and distribution ministries have determined there are 6,809 ethnos, or nations, in the world, most of which cross many Read the rest of this entry