Where Is Hell? A Christian Study


Does the Bible say where hell is at? Is it under the earth?The Reality of Hell Jesus actually spoke more about hell than He ever did about heaven. He may have done so to show the reality of hell and that God’s desire is that none perish apart from Christ (2nd Pet 3:9) so God is warning them. The Gospel of Matthew alone has more accounts of Jesus speaking about hell (8 times) compared to the rest of the New Testament (9 times). Why was this more prevalent in Matthew’s Gospel? Perhaps it was b … [Read more...]

Is Purgatory Real? A Bible Study


Is purgatory in the Bible? If not, why do so many believe in it?The Judgment The Bible clearly says that “just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment” (Heb 9:27) so “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring” (Prov 27:1). Why did Solomon write this? It was because “you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes” (James 4:14). Sadly, many reject the g … [Read more...]

How Bad Is The Hell Described In The Bible?


How does the Bible describe hell? What does Jesus say about hell itself and what it’ll be like?The Reality of Hell Jesus actually spoke more about hell than the kingdom because He desires that none go there as Peter wrote “The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance” (2nd Pet 3:9) but there will come a time when “The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather … [Read more...]

Are There Different Levels Of Heaven?


Are there different levels to heaven? Do these levels have anything to do with eternal rewards?The Three Heavens Paul once wrote “I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of the body I do not know—God knows” (2nd Cor 12:2) and assume that there are at least three different levels to heaven. There are actually three heavens that we know of but we are talking about our perspective being from down here on earth. In Dante … [Read more...]

Will Hell Really Last Forever?


When the Bible speaks of hell, does it mean forever? How can we be sure according to biblical texts and the words Jesus used? Is Hell Annihilation? Many of the modern preachers and pastors as well as some cults today are doing away with hell. Others are making the doctrine of hell more like annihilation. That is, they are burned up and gone forever once they are judged and cast into the lake of fire but doesn’t this mean that Hitler and the nice lady who lived next door who rejected Christ b … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Near Death Experiences?


Is the Bible silent about people having near death experiences? If so, what verses are involved and if not, what can we say about these from a biblical viewpoint? An Appointment with Death The statistics on death are very impressive; the latest being that ten out of every ten will die. There is no escape clause out of this. Every single person that has lived, is living now, or will live in the future has a destiny of death for an appointed day. The only exception would be that if Christ were … [Read more...]