I am re-reading Erasing Hell: What God Said about Eternity, and the Things We've Made Up
by Francis Chan. This book has been my guide for a current Sunday School Class that I am teaching. This is a sobering topic... in more than one way. First, the realities of what Jesus and others in the Bible actually say about Judgment is simply terrifying. Second, these thoughts of Hell leave me grieving for those that might actually end up there, or are there. Finally, I am finding that I don't know if I am actually ready to speak the same way that the Bible does on this topic.
I want to share a quote that will convey my feelings on this, and will also show that I am not alone in these thoughts. Consider these following words from Francis Chan:
A few weeks ago my Principal asked me to write down some reasons why I weight my grades the way I do. This is most definitely a rough draft, but I think it is a good beginning for an explanation of my reasons. Let me know what you think: