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Topic: Hades

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-05
Suicide and Illness Consequences: Caller shares her experience of God's faithfulness in caring for a sick mother, and contrasts it to choosing suicide.
Three Views of Hell: Is it possible that all three views of hell could be simultaneously true and relative to each individual's circumstances?


2021-04-23
Universal Reconciliation View of Hell: Could you comment on the book, "The Evangelical Universalist" by Gregory MacDonald, and how one can get around "we are appointed once to die, and then the judgment"? [Romans 9:27].



2021-04-01
Mark of the Beast: Could you clarify the order of the taking of the "Mark of the Beast" and wouldn't someone be sure of what evil they were supporting in the taking of the mark? [Revelation 13].
Three Views of Hell: Could you clarify your statement that the alternate two views of Hell have more scriptural support than the traditional "Eternal Torment View"? [Ephesians 1:10, Colossians 1:19-20, Philippians 2:10-11, Hebrews 9:27].


2021-04-01
Conscious Eternal Torment: Steve clarifies what he said and believes about conscious eternal torment on a previous show. Recommended; "Hell-Three Christian Views" by Steve Gregg.



2021-03-25
Copies of Matthew: Caller shares how many copies of Matthews are available.
Considering Hell: Caller comments on Hell, and some of his disagreements with Steve on the topic, about parables, everlasting, etc. [Mark 4, Matthew 14, Isaiah 66:24, Luke 10:31, Luke 16:19-31].


2021-03-25
Jesus in the Tomb: When Jesus was in the tomb, where was His soul? [Psalm 16:10, Acts 2:27, I Peter 3:20, I Peters 1:11, 2 Peter 2:5].
"Do Not Touch Me": What was meant when Jesus said to Mary that she was not to touch Him? [John 20:17].


2021-03-18
Does Hell Exist?: Is hell an actual place, or a state of mind, and how would you help someone that doesn't believe in hell, change their mind? [Matthew 13:42, 2 Peter 2:4-5, Revelation 20:15, James 3:6, Matthew 16:24, Ephesians 4, Luke 16:22, I Peter 3:20-21].



2021-03-05
Jesus Preaching to Those in Prison (Hades or Hell): Could you talk about the verses in Peter where Jesus went to preach to those in prison (or Hades) in the days of Noah? [I Peter 3:18-19, I Peter 1:11, 2 Peter 2:5].



2020-03-03
Hell & C.S. Lewis: What was C.S. Lewis' view about the Doctrine of Hell? Was he an annihilationist?



2020-11-25
View of Hell-Universal Reconciliation: Could you review the arguments for and against the view of Hell called "Universal Reconciliation"? [Mark 3:29, Luke 15:24, Romans 2:7, Romans 6:23, I Timothy 6:16, I John 5:11-12, I Timothy 2:4, Romans 5:18, Ephesians 1:10, Colossians 1:16-20, Philippians 2:10, Isaiah 45:23].



2020-11-20
Bible That Doesn't Translate all the Greek Words for Hell: Is there a Bible translation that actually uses the proper Greek words, like Tartarus and Gehenna, instead of "hell" for all them?
Image of Fire & Torture in Hell: Whenever we hear the word hell, we all envision torture in a fire, why is that? [Revelation 20:15, Revelation 10, Matthew 25:41]
God Didn't Translate His Word Very Well: Is there a case to be made that God didn't do a very good job of translating His word and getting His message across to us? [Psalm 92:15].

2020-11-05
Upon Death-Immediate Destination: When you die, do you go straight to heaven or hell, depending on whether you are saved or not? [Philippians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 5:6-8, 2 Timothy 4:6].



2020-10-26
Eternal Torment: Why would God use the English words such as "eternal" and "everlasting" in regard to hell, if He knew how we would understand them, if it is not as we think as they translated it in English? [2 Peter 3, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Matthew 25:46, Revelation 20:10].
King James Bible Translation: Were the writers of the King James Bible inspired?


2020-10-26
Eternal Punishment in Hell: If you are familiar with the atheists called "the four horseman" (Dawkins, Hitchens, Dennett, Harris), isn't their argument against hell and it's implied eternal torment and punishment, actually impotent in light of the various views of hell? [Genesis 2:17].



2020-10-23
Levels of Hell: Could you talk about the scriptural implication that there are different levels or punishments in hell? [1 Thessalonians 1:9, Luke 12:47, Matthew 11:24].



2020-09-29
Is Hell Eternal Torment?: Do you think that Hell is eternal torment? [Matthew 5:22].



2020-09-28
Overthrow God-Don't Submit: Should we not be more interested in over-throwing God than submitting to Him, since He cannot fairly distribute justice? (Rec Lecture:Three Views of Hell)



2020-09-22
Pre-Trib, Mid-Trib, or Post-Trib: Why are there so many opinions on the pre-trib, mid-trib, and post-trib rapture? [John 6:39-40, John 6:44, John 6:54, I Thessalonians 4].
America Under God's Judgment: Is America under God's judgment?
Annhilation in Hell : Will people in hell eventually be extinguished?

2020-09-14
Annihilationist View of Torment in Hell: In the parable of the tares, from an annihilation point of view, how would they respond to the "weeping and gnashing of teeth" if the condemned are annihilated? [Matthew 13:41-42].



2020-08-28
Balancing the Other Views of Hell: Could you help me with someone's objection to anything other than the traditional view of hell? particularly regarding the Nicaean Council, is the use of the word, Gehenna, and the word for everlasting? [James 3:6, Matthew 25:46]



2020-08-12
Different Levels of Heaven and Hell: Could you clarify the scriptural references to the different levels of heaven and hell?
Be Ye Holy as God is Holy: Is it really possible to be holy as God is holy, or to be perfect as God is? [I Peter 1:16, Leviticus 19:2, Luke 6:36, Matthew 5:48].


2020-08-12
Soul Sleep & Rachel: Is the story of Rachel's death, helpful in disproving soul sleep? [Genesis 35:18].
Hell's Location: Is the story of Korah the earth swallowing him helpful to understand the location of hell? [Numbers 16:32].


2020-08-12
Hell in the Center of the Earth: Is it possible that hell or the Lake of Fire may be an actual physical place in the center of the earth?



2020-08-04
Steve Gregg's Book on Hell: What did you delete from your book on hell?
Steve Gregg's Book on Revelation: Did you have to change your book on Revelation for the publisher?
Steve Gregg's Book on Kingdom of God: When is your book on the Kingdom of God coming out?

2020-07-30
Heaven & Hell in the Bible: Could you help me sort out all the various references and meanings of the biblical use of the words "heaven" and "hell"? [2 Corinthians 12:2, Revelation 4, 2 Peter 2:4, James 3:6, Isaiah 30:33].



2020-07-20
Evangelizing by Heaven & Hell: What other way should I evangelize, rather than indicate that they will avoid hell and get heaven? I don't think that preaching just that Jesus is King is enough? [Acts 2:36, Acts 17:7].



2020-07-16
Dead Knows Nothing: Can you help me sort out the verse about "the dead knowing nothing" and yet Jesus preached to people in hell? [Ecclesiastes 9:1-5].



2020-07-14
Lazarus and the Rich Man: Does the story of "Lazarus and The Rich Man" tell us what hell is going to be like? [Revelation 20, Luke 16:19-31].



2020-07-14
Hell and Jesus' Eternal Torment: If Jesus took our punishment for sin, and the punishment is eternal damnation, will Jesus then suffer eternally? [Romans 3:23, Ezekiel 18:20-24].



2020-07-06
Three Definitions of Heaven and Hell: Do you have three definitions of heaven, as you do of heaven? [Genesis 1:1].
Heaven When We Die: Why do people think we go to heaven when we die? [Psalm 37:29, Acts 2:29, John 3:13, Revelation 21:2].


2020-06-16
Lake of Fire: What kind of bodies do the unrighteous have when they are cast into the Lake of Fire? [Revelation 20:14-15, Luke 12:48].



2020-06-16
Heaven or Hell Upon Death: What happens in the intermediate state? Do we go directly to heaven or hell when we die? [2 Corinthians 5:8, Luke 16:19-31, John 5:28-29, Revelation 20:14-15, John 3:16, Ecclesiastes 9:5].



2020-06-15
Steve's Book on Hell in Audio: Is your book on hell coming out on audio soon?
Four Living Creatures in Revelation: Could you clarify the meaning of the four living creatures in the early chapters of Revelation [Revelation 4-6, Ezekiel 1, Ezekiel 10].


2020-06-15
Various Views of Hell-Conditional Immortality or Annihilation: Regarding the various views of hell, what is the argument that gets them around the reference to everlasting pain or torment? [Matthew 25:46, Ezekiel 18:20].



2020-06-15
Heaven and Hell Visits: What do you think about those that report that they have been to heaven or hell and come back to report about it?



2020-06-10
Paul's Awareness of Jesus: Do we know anything about how long Paul (Saul) knew of Jesus before he was converted on the road to Damascus?
Paul, the Olive Tree, & Israel: Was Paul one of the broken off branches on the olive tree? How is Israel defined? [Romans 9:11, Romans 11:12].
Steve Gregg's View of Hell: Since you are undecided, what percentage in favor of each of the three views of hell are you?

2020-06-02
Lazarus & the Rich Man: Why do people think that the story of "Lazarus and the Rich Man" is not a real story of real, named, people, and going to hell? [Luke 16].
Watering Down Hell: Do you think that people think that the story of Lazarus & the Rich Man isn't about real people in order to water down the concept of hell?


2020-05-29
Hell: Could you talk about the concept of hell, particularly the unacceptable idea of "eternal torment"? [John 3:16].



2020-05-20
The Rich Man, Lazarus & Hell: Why did you not talk about the rich man and Lazarus in your lecture on the three views of hell? [Revelation 20].



2020-05-07
Hell Must be Eternal: How is hell possibly not eternal, particularly in light of reference to "tormented day and night, forever"? [Revelation 20:10, Revelation 14:11, Revelation 15, Matthew 25:41 & 46].



2020-05-04
Hell-Conditional Immortality: Does your understanding of the Conditional Immortality allow for only a brief period of suffering?
Hell-Conditional Immortality & Universal Reconciliation (Restoration): How does the view of Conditional Immortality align or differ from the Universal Reconciliation (Restoration} view in regard to the punishment?


2020-04-27
Wailing, Gnashing Teeth, Fiery Furnace for Christians Today: Why are Christians today being put in the same torturous circumstances described for the wicked in the Bible, such as wailing, gnashing teeth, and the fiery furnace? [Matthew 13:42, Luke 13:28, I Peter 1:7]



2020-04-24
Why Has Thou Forsaken Me: Was Jesus' statement rhetorical when He asked why God had forsaken Him? Did this statement come early in His sufferings? [Psalm 22:1, Matthew 27:46].
Jesus-Right After His Death: What happened to Jesus right after He died on the cross? Did He go to Hades? [1 Peter 3:20, Acts 2:27,31].
The Unbeliever's Separation Upon Death: Does the unbeliever sense the reality of actual separation upon their death, like Jesus did? Was not Jesus actually separated from God at that point?

2020-04-14
Lazarus & the Rich Man: What happened in the story of Lazarus and the rich man? [Luke 16:19-31, John 5].



2020-04-08
Saved from What: What did Jesus come to save us from? Is He interested in us only while on earth? [Matthew 1:21].
Heaven Eternal: If heaven is eternal, then why would hell not be eternal?


2020-04-03
Intermediate State of Unbelievers Upon Death: What happens to the condemned immediately after death, before they are thrown into the lake of fire (in the intermediate state)? [Romans 2:6, Luke 16:19-31].



2020-03-30
Eternal Life & Eternal Judgment: Could you talk about "eternal life" and "eternal judgment?" [John 3:36].



2020-03-26
Hell-Which View: Would you articulate your own stand of the 3 views of hell? Do you believe that hell is eternal?
Importance of Understanding Hell: Isn't our understanding of hell far too important not to know? [2 Thessalonians 1].
Death and Hell: Is there anything in the Greek and Hebrew that better describes what kind of death we suffer, and how permanent it is, that will help us understand the consequence of sin and hell?

2020-03-25
Why No Hell in the Old Testament: Do you think the reason that "hell" is not mentioned more in the Old Testament is because God wanted His people to chose Him for Himself? [Daniel 12:2, Isaiah 66;24].



2020-03-24
Eternal Damnation in Hell: Do you believe in eternal damnation in hell? [Mark 9:43-48, Isaiah 66:24, 2 Peters 2].



2020-03-23
Journey to Heaven or Hell: Where does scripture teach us that we take a journey to some place after we die, like heaven or hell? [Isaiah 14, Luke 16:19-31, Philippians 1, 2 Corinthians 5:6].



2020-03-23
Christians Universalism & Reconciliation: How can one consider Universalism or Universal Reconciliation, when it is not possible for everyone to be saved and justify it scripturally? [Matthew 26:24, Hebrews 9:27].



2020-03-23
Christian Universalism: Could you comment on the Christian Universalism view? Did not God pay for 100% of mankind? [John 3:16-17, I Peters 3:20].



2020-03-19
Jesus in Hell (Hades): Can you help me understand how or why Jesus went to hell (Hades)? [Psalm 16, I Acts 2:27, 31, Luke 23:43].
Michael Dare Not Condemn Satan: Why did Michael not dare condemn Satan in the book of Jude? [Jude 1:9].


2020-03-13
Repentance in Hell: Doesn't the Hebrews 9 verse prove that there is no chance to repent after death? [Hebrew 9:27].
False Teachers Today: Why do Christians not root out and expose false teachers like Rick Warren, the Pope, and Hillsong, among others, more agressively?


2020-03-06
Annihilation View of Hell & a Child: If the annihilation view of hell is correct, then what happens when a child dies? When are they held accountable? Are they in hell forever? [I Timothy 6:16, Matthew 10:28, 19:14, Isaiah 7:16].



2020-03-03
Hell & Catechetical Schools of Theology: What are the historical centers of theology you were talking about in your book on hell, and where can I find more information about their views?



2020-02-27
Eternal Fire of Hell: What do you think about the words "eternal fire" in Matthew [Matthew 25:41].



2020-02-27
Sin-Eternal Offense to God: Regarding hell, does sin rack up an eternal offense, therefore must require eternal punishment from God?
Sin's Annihilation-God Wins: If people live in hell eternally, then doesn't it mean that sin is never really done away with and God never really annihilates sin?


2020-02-20
Bodies in Hell: Do we know what kind of bodies the wicked will have at the resurrection, and would that have any effect on one's view of hell?
Warning of Destruction in AD70: Did the warning in Revelation for the believers to flee, have any effect on the churches in Smyrna & Philadelphia? [Revelation 2:9, 3:9, John 8:44].


2020-02-19
Conditional Immortality View of Hell: How does the "Conditional Immorality" view of hell see Revelation 20:10? [Revelation 20:10].



2020-02-12
The Earth-Beyond the Last Days: Could you help me understand the demise of the earth after Jesus returns? [2 Peter 3, Revelation 21-22, 21:5].
Annihilation View of Hell: Can you help me understand the various Biblical views of hell, especially the "annihilation view"?


2019-06-26
Must Read Books: Would you share your list of "must read" books?
Steven Anderson of Tempe AZ: Are you familiar with Pastor Steven Anderson of Tempe AZ? (King James only)?
Steve's Views on Hell: Which view of Hell do you lean toward?

2019-06-20
Hell, Hades, Gehenna, Tartarus, Sheol & The Lake of Fire: What is the difference between all the words used for hell? [Tartarus, Hades, Sheol, Gehenna, etc.) [2 Peter 2, Revelation 20:10].



2019-06-19
Loved Ones Not in Heaven: What do you say to someone who says they don't want to go to heaven, because a loved one is not going to be there? [Luke 16:19f].



2019-06-18
The Lake of Fire (Hell): What is the lake of fire? Do you believe in eternal torment? Could the fire be a purifying fire? [Luke 23:34].



2019-06-05
Hell-3 Views: What do you think about the Annihilistic (Conditional Immortality) view of hell? Especially in light of the current abortion policies, and the fate of unborn babies? [Matthew 25: 41-46].



2019-06-04
Visiting Hell Comment: People who reported that they visited hell have some things in common, may I share what I concluded?



2019-03-15
Unbelievers after death: What happens to an unbeliever immediately after death? Since they are not in the lake of fire until the judgment, where are they now? [Luke 16:19]. Distinction made between Hades and the lake of fire.



2018-08-09
Jesus Going to Hell during Death: What about Jonah being the belly of whale. Caller thinks it's also talking about Abraham's Bosom.



2018-06-26
Gates of Hades What does it mean that the Gates of Hades will not prevail against His church? [Matthew 16:18]



2017-12-27
The Rich Man & Lazarus Parable: So the Parable about the Rich Man & Lazarus is not really talking about Hell but Hades & Death & people's intermediate state? [Luke 16:19-31]



2017-12-19
Jesus During His Death: Where did Jesus go after He died, to hell?



2017-12-18
Righteous in Eternity: Where do the righteous go after the judgment, to heaven & come back again to the New Earth? When is the judgment day? What is the judgment for?
Hades & Paradise: Can you explain what you were saying about Hades & Paradise?


2017-10-26
Predestination Exists: Caller thinks predestination exists because God knows everything.
Doctrine of Hell: Where does the doctrine of hell come from?


2017-09-18
Gates of Hell not Prevail against the Church What did Jesus mean by "the gates of hell" will not prevail against it? [Matthew 16:18]



2017-03-29
Hell, Hades & the Lake of Fire: What is the difference between hell, hades & the lake of fire?
Jesus' Death: Where did Jesus go when He died? Hades?


2015-08-26
Abaddon - Hades - Sheol: Caller would like to know the difference between Abaddon, Hades, Sheol.


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