Deductive Reasoning

It's not a good idea to pull Bible passages out of context because we've decided what we want them to mean and then proclaim that we have some new doctrine. That's inductive reasoning, or eisegesis.

The Big Picture

We can parse the difference between hell and the lake of fire because we've laid out the broad narrative of scripture, the conceptual backbone of the Bible, a theme which weaves together the law, prophets and the gospel.

Present Day Earth

With a few pieces of information we can take what we know about the Earth today and deduce what the Earth was like in the past. This is the alternative to using Uniformitarianism to assume that things were the same in the past.

July 15th

In Matthew chapter 24 Jesus describes the final judgement that takes place at the end of the Millennial Kingdom. At this time hell will be cast into the lake of fire. The everlasting fire that Jesus refers to isn't hell, it's something else.