What do we do when the Bible seems to contradict itself? It is not good enough to choose only those passages which seemingly support one's already established view on any given subject. If the bible is indeed inspired, there should be a definite harmony throughout its pages and teachings. Therefore, having established the fact that the vast bulk of verses dealing with the nature of humanity clearly indicate that we are not immortal in spirit, it is important that we give due consideration to those Bible texts which are often used to substantiate the idea of the immortality of the soul.
Furthermore, what are the implications of conditional immortality for the popular understanding of an eternally burning hell? Where is hell? What is the purpose for hell? How long will hell burn for? This presentation will answer these questions an numerous others.