“He descended into hell.” This line from the Apostles’ Creed has been often debated as to its interpretation and usefulness. In this article from The Confessing Presbyterian journal, Daniel Hyde explains and recommends the use of this phrase in the historic Creed. In Defense of the Descendit: A Confessional Response to Contemporary Critics of Christ’s Descent into Hell
Nehemiah Coxe issues a warning and a plea To those that live in their sins,.
Tim Challies writes:
Questions matter. They can help you to grow deeper in your knowledge of the truth and your love for God—especially when you’re dealing with the harder doctrines of the Christian faith. But questions can also be used to obscure the truth. They can be used to lead away just as easily as they can be used to lead toward. Ask Eve.
Enter Rob Bell, a man who has spent much of the last seven years asking questions in his sometimes thought-provoking and often frustrating fashion. And when he’s done asking, no matter what answers he puts forward, it seems we’re only left with more questions. This trend continues in his new book, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived, where Bell poses what might be his most controversial question yet:
Does a loving God really send people to hell for all eternity?
The questions you probably want answers to as you read this review are these: Is it true that Rob Bell teaches that hell doesn’t exist? Is it true that Rob Bell believes no one goes to hell? You’ll just need to keep reading because, frankly, the answers aren’t that easy to come by.
You can read the rest of Challies’ review of Bell’s book here.