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Chalke Talk 84: Did the apostle Paul believe in hell or damnation?

Back from a summer break, this week Steve continues to explore what the bible actually teaches – or doesn’t teach – about Hell and the idea, as the medieval church put it, of ‘perpetual punishment with the devil’ for those were ‘unworthy of Christ’.

Although the apostle Paul is often thought of as the number one preacher of post-mortem damnation, once you stop long enough to take a real look at his writing you are in for a rather big surprise.

Chalke Talk 82: What’s beyond the 'ABC’s' of Christianity?

In previous episodes, Steve has questioned the centrality of the cross to Christianity. The cross is nothing without redemption, Steve suggests.



And this week is no different when it comes to some of the most misunderstood writings of the Apostle Paul. One of them being, “We preach Christ Crucified.”

The gospel we are often told is as simple as ABC: