When Jesus Christ comes back again, he will judge the world, all nations according to the things we have done in our body.
This will be the great day of separation. The sheep will be separated from the goats, some will go on the right side, otherís will go to the left. Some will be rewarded with the blessings of heaven and some will endure the punishment of hell - 2 Corinthians 5:10
We want to examine and consider that hell is a real and terrible place of everlasting punishment, even though few people view themselves as swimming in the lake of fire - Matthew 7:13-14
The word hell derives its meaning from the Hebrew (ge-hinnnom), the Valley of Hinnum, which was a pit into which trash, defiled or filthy things were dumped to be burned. This became a technical term for unending torment.
In the Bible, hell is described as a place of outer darkness, the furnace of fire, the lake of fire, a place where there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth and the fire will not be quenched. There will be everlasting destruction, and everlasting punishment in this eternal punishment. Let us make sure we are not bundle up and cast into the fire - Matthew 13:24-30; Matthew 13:37-43 (wheat and tares); Matthew 13:47-51 (Net)
Hell is not a temporary punishment where you burn in fire for a while and go to ashes. Hellís duration is everlasting, without end which means in hell your body will not decay from the fire because God says your worm dies not. To avoid this terrible place of punishment, there will be a number of things we must eliminate from our lives - Mark 9:43-48
The everlasting fire of hell was prepared for the punishment of the devil and his angels that rebelled against God - Matthew 25:41
Hell is reserved for the devil and his angels and all those that do evil - Jude 1:6
To those that are determined to be disobey, rebel, and to turn away from the truth of Godís Word, will receive their just reward of God which is separation from God in the terrible place of everlasting punishment - 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; Revelation 21:8
If you want to avoid this terrible place you need to have spiritual surgery, and cut out those things that are in your life that are evil and displeasing in the sight of God - Matthew 18:7-9
For those that labor endlessly in the body of Christ should take comfort in knowing God will give them comfort and rest that die in the Lord - Revelation 14:13
Those that do not know God, and obey the gospel of Christ will be punished in hell - 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9
-- Harry D. Anderson, Jr., April 2011 --