A Loving God and Hell: Isn't That a Glaring Contradiction?


According to the Bible, God is “compassionate and gracious … abounding in love.” Yet the same revelation speaks about a final judgement with eternal consequences. That is a perspective that contemporary Europeans find incredible, offensive, and deeply immoral. Can we today explain and defend the claim that the Son of Man – who did not come to judge the world – now is coming back to do precisely that: to judge the living and the dead?