Category Archives: Eternal

The Greatest Love Story Never Told: Why God Will Save All People

Editor’s Note: This letter was originally published on SecretEvangel.com in 2008. It has taken me more than six months to write this letter. Why so long? Because it discusses my beliefs and how they’ve changed over the last five years. … Continue reading

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#11 – Aionian Life – Life in the Age

In light of all we have seen thus far, there is still one question that needs answering.  If aion means age, and aionios means pertaining to an age, or age-long, age-abiding, age-lasting, etc… then exactly what does aionian life and … Continue reading

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#10 – The Purpose of the Ages

We have now established that aion and aionios do not necessarily mean endless, in fact, it seems to be an exception when/if it does.  However, there yet remains for us to understand its true significance.  For that, let us finally … Continue reading

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#9 – Greek Words That Actually Mean Endless

In the last blog we saw many examples of how the Greek words aion and aionios were NOT used in Greek Literature outside of the Bible to express eternity. This further confirms that the Greek-speaking world did not necessarily attribute … Continue reading

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#8 – Classical Greek Literature

In the last blog we saw just a fraction of the hundreds of verses that the Septuagint uses the word aion and aionios in.  We saw how these words were used to express concepts that are not endless.  This is … Continue reading

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#7 – The Septuagint – Part 2

In the last blog we saw how the Septuagint is critically important in understanding how the people to whom the New Testament was written understood its teachings.  For it was the Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament (Greek being … Continue reading

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#6 – The Septuagint – Part 1

In the last blog we looked at how aion and aionios were used in the New Testament in ways that do not mean endless.  This blog will introduce how these 2 Greek words were used in the Septuagint. The Septuagint … Continue reading

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#5 – Examples of Aion(ios) in Scripture

In the last blog we saw how various Biblical Authorities interpret the words that have traditionally been translated as “Forever” and “Eternal.”  We saw how they do not necessarily mean endless and could be interpreted (probably more correctly) as “Age” … Continue reading

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#4 – What Biblical Scholars Say about the Word “Aionios”

When most people want to know the meaning of a Greek or Hebrew word in the Bible, they look it up in a Concordance. Concordances are a great tool to begin to dig deeper into Scripture, but they are not … Continue reading

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#3 – Outline of Series 1

“These will go away into eternal punishment, (Matthew 25:46) “And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and … Continue reading

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