Is the human soul naturally immortal? Does the Bible teach that unbelievers souls will suffer a fiery torment for all eternity, or eventually be annihilated?
The doctrines of hell and immortality are often controversial and divisive. Some views seem to contradict the character of God, whilst others make Him powerless to exercise justice. In this six-part Bible Study Series we explore in depth the main doctrines of hell, Traditionalist, Conditionalist and Universalist.
Introduction: Hell by Degrees
Chapter One: Immortality
Chapter Two: Sheol and Hades
Chapter Three: The Lake of Fire, Gehenna and Tatarus
Chapter Four: Eternal and Forever
Chapter Five: Objections and Universalism
Chapter Six: Conclusions
Steve Copland is a self-supported missionary serving the Lord in Ukraine since 2003. He works at the International Christian University (ICU) where he lectures on Biblical Studies, Apologetics and Church History. ICU offers degrees in Business Management and Marketing but is unique in that it provides four courses grounded in Christian teaching.
Steve also works as a volunteer pastor at New Life Church in Kiev where he and his wife Natasha are involved in evangelism and in particular student ministries. The rest of the time he teaches English and writes books.