Podcast: Can Non-Believers Be Redeemed in Purgatory?

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Greg considers whether the acceptance of purgatory opens the door for non-believers to be saved after death. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0112.mp3

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Why Should I Say Jesus Died in My Place? (podcast)

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Greg considers how Jesus’s death on the cross saved each of us. Episode 581 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0581.mp3 4

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Do All Roads Lead to God?

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First, if it’s really true that Jesus is the way to Father and that no one comes to the Father except through him, (Jn 14:6) then it seems that no other religious leader or religious…

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If salvation depends on our free choice, how are we saved totally by grace?

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Question: I’m an Arminian-turned-Calvinist, and the thing that turned me was the realization that if salvation hinges on whether individuals choose to be saved or not, as Arminians and Open Theists believe, then we can’t…

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What Does It Mean to Be Married to Christ?

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The New Testament calls Christ the “bridegroom” and the church his “bride.” To understand what this means can change your life. We need to read this through the lens of first century Jewish marriage. In…

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When does salvation happen?

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Question: I grew up in a strict, fundamentalist community and our whole goal in life was to get people to pray “the sinners prayer.” Once they prayed this prayer, we believed, they were “saved.” But…

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When Repentance is No Longer Possible

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A concerned follower of ReKnew recently asked me to explain a puzzling passage, and since I am asked this question with some regularity, I thought I’d share with all of you. Here is the passage…

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Starting to Smell

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What happens to you when you die? Do we immediately go to heaven as is commonly thought? What can we learn from near death experiences? In this short video, Greg speaks to what the Bibles…

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Are You Really Saved?

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When God came to rescue us through the Incarnation, the cross and the resurrection, he did a great deal more than merely provide a way for us to avoid the consequences of our sin. In…

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How Can Salvation by Grace Involve Free Will?

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How does salvation by grace work if people have free will? If salvation hinges on whether individuals choose to be saved or not, is salvation based on grace or works? If we have to choose…

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How should Christians respond to Near Death Experiences?

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In a recent Q and A session about the book of Revelation, Greg Boyd and Paul Eddy answer a question on How Christians should respond to claims of Near Death Experiences. You can view the…

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Video Q&A: Do you think Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons are saved?

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Does Greg believe that everyone goes to Heaven regardless of their beliefs? Find out here.  

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Are we God’s children by nature or adoption?

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Greg addresses a reader question about our status as God’s children. Do we come by that by nature or by adoption? Scripture seems to give something of a mixed answer. What’s up with that?

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Participating in God’s Love

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Greg took a slight detour from his reflections on free will in this video in order to talk about Jesus’ prayer in John 17. He discusses the idea that God desires the kind of unity among…

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Video Q&A: Is One’s Eternal Destiny Fixed at Death?

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Does God continue to work with people after death? Is one’s eternal destiny fixed at death? Is the work of sanctification irrelevant? Here Greg shares his views on what happens when we die.

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A Question about Salvation

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Greg answers a reader question regarding whether people who have never heard of Jesus are going to hell. Can we know who is and who is not saved?

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What about the thief on the cross?

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Question: You hold that most people who are saved will nevertheless have to go through a “purging fire” to have their character refined and fit for heaven. Whatever is unfinished in our “sanctification” in this…

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How can I feel secure in my salvation?

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Question: I constant worry about whether I’m saved or not.  Do I lose my salvation every time I sin?  How can I feel secure that I’m saved? Answer:  It seems to me you’re framing your…

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What happens to babies who die?

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The Bible does not directly address the issue of what happens to babies who die before being able to make a decision for or against Christ. People have thus had to arrive at conclusions about…

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