Is hell a real place? What if....YES!?
- MistyLv 72 years ago
No such place.
- PhotonXLv 72 years ago
What if the decision to reject Mohammad is what really pisses Allah off? How can you take the chance of not becoming Muslim?
- JackLv 62 years ago
It's in Michigan.
- FingersLv 62 years ago
What if frogs had wings? They wouldn't bump their butt every time they jumped! Yipppppeeeeeeee! I loves me some whatifs. your turn.
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- 2 years ago
As you’ll see from the following scriptural points, hellfire is actually not a literal place of torment, as is believed to be by some.
Definition of the word “Hell:”
-The word translated “Hell” in some Bible translations came from the original word “Sheol” in the Hebrew language and “Hades” in the Greek language.
-Faithful people in the Bible were spoken of as going to or being in “sheol” or “hades.” For example, Job prayed to be concealed in sheol at a time when he was suffering (Job 14:13). He said God would remember him while he would be there. At Acts 2:27 it mentions Jesus being in hades for a brief time, but he would not be left there. So, sheol and hades could not refer to eternal destruction by fire if righteous people have been there, and had hoped not to be left there.
-Revelation 20:13 indicates hades would give up those dead in it. So if someone was condemned to a hellfire for eternal punishment, does it make sense that hell or hades would give them up?
-Thus, we understand the words sheol and hades to mean the common grave of mankind.
Scriptures that appear to indicate eternal punishment:
-Matthew 25:46 and 2 Thessalonians 1:9-“These (the wicked) shall go into everlasting punishment and destruction.” The Greek word translated punishment is “kolasin” which signifies “cut off” as in lopping off branches of trees to prune the tree. The contrast of this scripture at Matthew discusses righteous people enjoying everlasting life, therefore the punishment of the wicked are everlasting cutting off from the life that the righteous will attain.
-Revelation 14:10,11 and 20:10 discusses those being tormented with fire and sulphur and the smoke of the torment ascending forever.
-What does the fire and sulphur mean? Does this equate to literal torment and physical pain? No, the dead are conscious of nothing (Ecclesiastes 9:5,10).
-What does the smoke of the torment at Revelation 14:11 refer to, saying that it ascends forever?
-This is similar to the concept at Jude 7 where it discusses how cities giving way to immorality like Sodom and Gomorrah will suffer the vengeance of eternal fire. The physical fire that destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 19:24,28) is not still burning today, it ceased thousands of years ago. But the effect of that fire has been long-lasting, the cities have not been rebuilt and the destruction of these cities has never been forgotten.
- 2 years ago
I had a dream I went to hell before.
- Anonymous2 years ago
Is Wonderland a real place? What if... YES!?