Category Archives: conditionalism

Nature of Final Punishment Debate on Unbelievable? Radio Show

Friend and fellow conditionalist Chris Date, host of the Theopologetics podcast, recently appeared on the Unbelievable? radio show to debate Steve Jeffery on the nature of final punishment. Click here for the audio stream. As is often the case, the … Continue reading

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Conditionalism Debate

My debate with TurretinFan is now up at Theopologetics. Feel free to ask questions or provide feedback in the comments. Citations for Quotes Used in Opening Statement “Annihilationism is the belief that those who die apart from saving faith in … Continue reading

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What Part of “Will Consume” Did You Not Understand?

The author of the book of Hebrews wrote: For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the … Continue reading

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Third Edition of The Fire That Consumes Now Available

In addition to an explosion of blog activity, recent months have seen a spate of hastily published books, written in response to Rob Bell’s Love Wins. For instance, here, here, and here—and who said evangelicals tend to overreact? In the … Continue reading

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Jim Warner Wallace on Matthew 25:46

Jim Wallace, host of the PleaseConvinceMe.com Podcast, recently devoted a number of episodes to the doctrine of hell. Of special interest to me is his May 9 episode, particularly a lengthy portion (from around 28:00 to 54:00) where he discusses conditionalism … Continue reading

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How to Legally Obtain a Free Digital Copy of The Conditionalist Faith of Our Fathers

If you’ve studied conditionalism at any length, chances are you’ve run across LeRoy Froom’s classic two-volume treatment of the subject. Unfortunately, the book is no longer in print and hard to come by–although you can currently get a used copy … Continue reading

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A Brief Word on Terminology

A quick word on “conditionalism” vs “annihilationism” On this blog I will be using the terms synonymously to refer to the view that the impenitent will one day be completely destroyed.  I prefer conditionalism over annihilationism, if you couldn’t tell … Continue reading

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Conditionalism and The Second Council of Constantinople

I can’t count the number of times I’ve read the claim that conditionalism was condemned as heresy at the Second Council of Constantinople. Most recently, I encountered the claim here. As usual, the assertion is not substantiated with an actual … Continue reading

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