Are the Wicked Annihilated after Death?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/are-the-wicked-annihilated.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAre we to understand from Matthew 10:28 that the soul can be destroyed by God in hell or Gehenna? If so, is the word “destroy” used in the same way as we understand its meaning today? There are two questions here that need to be discussed. […]

What Is the Opposite of Grace?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/what-is-the-opposite-of-grace.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis past week I asked this question on Facebook and received many answers.  The most popular answer was justice (6).  The second most popular was vengeance (4) which is associated with justice, but not quite the same. Two people said, “Wages.” Two people said “accounting for […]

Is there any kind of preaching other than evangelism?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/evangelism-and-preaching-q-a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe word “evangelism” means to tell the gospel of Jesus Christ to others.  In 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 we read, “Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are […]

Are There Degrees of Punishment in Hell?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/greater-and-lesser-punishments-in-hell.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn 2 Peter 2:20-21 where it says that it would be better for these “not to have known the way of righteousness” than having known them and turned away, is this speaking of a greater or lesser degree of punishment? The Bible does seem to indicate […]