At http://www.churchleaders.com/pastors/pastor-articles/156093-rob-bell-s-replacement-speaks-out-on-bell-and-hell.html Rob Bell’s replacement, Shane Hipps, teaching elder at Mars Hill Bible Church responded to those who oppose Bell’s views on hell as enunciated in Bell’s book Love Wins. Hipps said concerning the reality of a hell that he takes “…a position when I know something with certainty. Almost always through direct experience.” Hipps went on to state that “…until I’ve experienced it, this is only something I believe– a possibility.” Hipps walks by sight (experience) so it seems but what does the Scripture saith? Romans 10:17 “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” John 20:29 “Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.” Hebrews 11:6 “But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” 2Co 5:7 “(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)” Is Hipps one of the blind leading the blind? Whatyareckon?
HELL AND SHANE HIPPS