How effective really, is asking people to come to faith in Jesus Christ by scaring with the threat of Hell if they do not believe? I think “turn or burn” messages are unproductive and not even biblical! This Power Message shares that the real power is sharing the love of God.
FIVE MIN. POWER MESSAGE #5: Scaring (with the gospel) vs. Sharing (the gospel)
Great message as always. Here are some other like-minded websites.
http://www.hopebeyondhell.net this site has a downloadable book and booklets that are pretty good at explaining the Biblical basis for our hope.
http://www.tentmaker.org this site has many resources
Finished! With results that go on forever for all!
Sir ; Your intentions may be good but are not scriptural !!!!!!!!!!! Book of Romans ; Behold the goodness and severity of God . Notice that under Grace , the goodness of God is mentioned first . However , how else is a person going to escape hell if they don’t hear about ” if you harden not your heart ” . A sinner must be told that if they don’t respond to the preaching of the Gospel of Christ , Romans chapter 10—” who hath believed our report ” , they will perish under the judgement ( severity ) of God . I agree with you that the preaching of the Gospel should be offered first to the sinner because right now , the goodness of God is being offered to mankind . God is going to judge the world by Jesus Christ and not believing the Gospel is going to condemn them to hell or the lake of fire burning with brimstone . You never tell one side of a story . Apostle Paul said ; ” I have not shunned to declare unto you the whole council of God ” .—–Respectfully : Ernest E. Johnson
Thank you for writing. Obviously you disagree with my premise that Jesus is the Savior of ALL, but I appreciate your respectful approach. We both care about people…we have the same “intentions” as you mentioned.
You desire to save them from a God of Love who will embrace them IF they comply or reject them if the do not. I am sharing a God of love who a;ready embraces them SINCE Jesus complied. You want them to wake up and get saved. I want them to wake up to understand that they are saved.
I invite you to read my “about” page so you can see how I have reached my conclusions, you have quoted Romans and so do I 🙂 https://www.philhenrypowergospel.org/about/
In the meantime. let’s keep desiring to share Jesus.
Love in Christ, Phil