Bible Verses on Sheol, Hades, Hell and The Lake of Fire

 The Bible uses several different words and concepts for the place(s) people go to after death. In the Old Testament the word is “Sheol.” Before Jesus’ death and resurrection, unbelievers and believers both went to Sheol. Luke 16 shows that the righteous and...

Is Hell Forever?

Is Hell Forever? — by Millard J. Erickson [Millard J. Erickson is Research Professor of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.] [This is the third and final article in the series, “The Destiny of the Unevangelized,” delivered by the...

Everything You Wanted To Know About Hell

Why there has to be a place of eternal punishment. Contemplating the horrible consequences for His unrepentant people, Jesus wept: "O Jerusalem, Jerusalem . . . how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings,...

The Horrible Doctrine

How can a good and loving God condemn people to hell? "The idea of hell was born of revenge and brutality on the one side, and cowardice on the other…. I have no respect for any human being who believes in it … I dislike this doctrine, I hate it, I despise it, I...

My Visit To Hell – A Novel

Hell! Hell is a subject that is not discussed much in our Churches today.  Many  have rejected it and try to persuade others that it doen’t exist.  Some say “God is too loving to send someone to hell!  I say…. God is too loving to force someone to...
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