Where Does The Bible Say Hell Is?

Does the Bible say where hell is located? What do the Scriptures say about this? What is Hell Like? Hell has been described, mostly by Jesus, as a “fiery furnace [and] in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth” (Matt 13:42) but is also described as a furnace of fire, judgment of fire, a fiery oven, a lake of fire, flames of fire, a burning wind, the unquenchable fire, and fire and brimstone but it’s also called a place of torment and being in the “outer darkness” or “pits of dar … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On Heaven

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study about heaven.Coming from Heaven Mark 14:62 “And Jesus said, “I am, and you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.” This verse comes amidst Jesus’ trial when “the high priest asked him, “Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed” (Mark 14:61) to which Jesus answered “I am” which is the Old Testament covenant name of God and one that Jesus used often during His earthly ministry. The high p … [Read more...]

Where Is Purgatory In The Bible?

Does the Bible mention purgatory? If so, what Scriptures are used to support it? What is Purgatory? If you’re looking for the word “purgatory” in the Bible you won’t find it. If you’re looking for the concept of purgatory, I still don’t believe you can find it because I couldn’t, so the question is; what is purgatory? Does it really exist? The Catholic Encyclopedia says that purgatory is a place or condition of temporal punishment for those who, departing this life in God's grace, are not entir … [Read more...]

What Did Jesus Say Or Teach About Heaven?

Did Jesus say much about heaven? If so, what did He teach regarding heaven?The Frequency of Heaven Jesus spoke more about heaven than hell and in fact, over twice as much did Jesus speak about heaven as He did hell in the gospels. There are nearly 140 references to heaven in the gospels and nearly every one of them came from Jesus. In the Book of Revelation, we see heavens or heaven mentioned but sometimes this refers to the first and second heaven, with the first being the home where birds … [Read more...]

Who Was With Jesus When He Ascended?

Who was there to watch Jesus in His ascension up to heaven?The Ascension The Ascension is very important to Christians because it ended Jesus’ earthly ministry, even though He still actively works in His church today since He is the Head of the church, but it signaled the beginning of the work of His disciples to fulfill the Great Commission (Matt 28:19-20). Forty days after Jesus’ resurrection, “he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. While he blessed th … [Read more...]

Why Did Jesus Have To Die For Me To Go To Heaven?

Why did Jesus have to die? Even more, why did Jesus have to die for me to go to heaven? The Only Way to Heaven There is only one way to enter into the kingdom of heaven and that is by a new birth. If someone isn’t born again, they can’t enter the kingdom, and in fact, they can’t even see it (John 3:3, 7). The Apostle Peter told the council that “there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” (Acts 4:12). What Peter was sayin … [Read more...]