In this short video, I show how we have been misled in the Bible passages which speak of the terms “destroy” “eternal” and “punishment.” If we believe that “God is love,” we need to reconcile these verses with this supreme quality of God, because as the Apostle John indicated in 1 John 4:8,16, love is the essence of God’s being.
Eternal Torment? not from a loving God
D. Robert Pike (Rob) is a retired Engineer and husband of his beloved wife Ida. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, a Master of Arts Degree from Webster University, and Ph.D in Theology at Trinity College and Seminary. He is the author of three books: 1. God’s Promise of Redemption, a story of fulfilled prophecy, 2. God's Purpose for Hell, a compelling probe of God's love for the lost 3. Jehovah's Witnesses, Modern Day Arians or Not? and is a member of New Day Christian Church in Port Charlotte, Florida. He lives with his wife of 33 years in Southwest Florida in the winter, and Indiana in the summer. His life verse is Proverbs 3:5,6: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” View all posts by Rob Pike