This sermon was delivered during the Coronavirus “stay at home” order, and so was conducted virtually as we held our services over Zoom.
God Cannot Need Anything, Be Indifferent to Evil, or Fail to Accomplish His Purposes
CrossWay Community Church
May 24th, 2020
Habakkuk: From Complaint to Confidence; From Protest to Praise
CrossWay Community Church (Milwaukee)
February 25, 2018
Hell for many is an uncomfortable topic. We typically focus on attributes of God such as His love and mercy, but less and less on His holiness, justice, and yes, I’ll say it, wrath. The issue I would like to discuss here is God’s relationship to hell.
I often feel that contemporary Christianity has a distorted view on hell in relation to God. Allow me to lay out some basic truths regarding God’s relation to hell and the damned.
First off, God does not delight in the damnation of souls. He does not enjoy condemning individuals to hell. This is one truth that most do accept and hardly any misunderstand.