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Hell is one thing that Christians are talking about and debating a lot. The threat of eternal punishment serves to control people by fear. When someone does proper reasearch and has proper spiritual knowledge they can know for a 100% fact that this place is non exsistent.
If you believe the bible then realize that when the Bible speaks of hell the word is used and is refering to a trash dump in Jerusalem that was burned and sometimes got so large that the fires burned for days and even months at a time. The condemned of the society were actually throwen into what must have looked like a "lake of fire". Also realize that if there really is free will then this place doesn't exist. Free will is not come to me and love me or burn forever in the worst possible torment you choose. That is a threat. Also the stuff about god not sending people there but allowing them to freely choose to go there on there own. That doesn't make it love. In what way is that love or a choice if god really is all powerful and can prevent all that.
Secondly when you look at it from a spiritual point realizing that much of the bible is corrupted spiritual allagory then you discover that (the Christian idea) hell was refering to asention of the kundalini serpent which resides at the base chakra (hence the word down being used) and burning in hell is literally the transformation of the soul through burning off the dirt (dross or blockages) in it and transforming it into a higher level of knowledge, understanding and power, and ascention into heaven or a blissful state of understanding and being or a deep peace that last all the days of your life. The kundalini is burning hot like fire and the feeling is throught your entire body when ascending also feelings of being confused alone or in darkness can be present. (but the benifits way outweigh this temporary state) It is describing a time of spiritual transformation not a place.

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religion is for people who are afraid to going to hell. spiritiuality is for people who have already been there.

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I would rather choose to believe in God through Jesus Christ -- then to burn in Hell !! Blessings

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The only times I think about "hell" are when it is mentioned here, in R&S....other than that, my life is too good to give it much thought at all.

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Incorrect
The idea of a loving God sending people to hell for eternity is not easy to accept. Why would God, who is full of mercy and grace, send people to a place of torment for ever and ever for not trusting in Jesus even though they are nice people, or never heard of Jesus, or were sincerely trying to find God? Is that fair? Is that right?
When people ask these questions, they are appealing to what they perceive as fairness. They are looking at the issue from their human perspective. But this perspective is not necessarily the right one. If God exists, and He does, then it is He who is the One who says what is right and fair, not us. So, we need to see what the Bible says about what is right regarding sin and salvation and make a decision afterwards.
The Bible tells us that God is holy, "You shall be holy, for I am holy," (1 Pet. 1:16). Holiness is incorruptibility, perfection, purity, and the inability to sin, all of which which are possessed by God alone. Holiness is the very nature of God's character. His character is perfect, without flaw, and He is the standard of all that is right and good.
The Bible also says that God is infinite , "Great is our Lord, and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite," (Psalm 147:5). If God's understanding is infinite, then God is infinite in nature.
The Bible tells us that God is love. "And we have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him," (1 John 4:16). God cares about us and seeks our well being and security. His thoughts about us are infinite and His love is too. This is why God does not desire that anyone go to hell, but that all come to repentance (2 Pet. 3:9).
The Bible tells us that God is righteous. "God is a righteous judge," (Psalm 7:9). His righteousness is part of His character just as are mercy and love. Righteousness deals with justice and justice deals with the Law. This means that God will always do that which is right and He does so according to the righteous Law that He has set forth. God cannot do anything wrong. God must do that which is right, otherwise He would not be righteous.
Jesus said that "out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks," (Matt. 12:34). So too with God. He speaks out of the abundance of His heart. God spoke the universe into existence, "Let there be light," (Gen. 1:3) and He also spoke forth the Law (Exodus 20 - the Ten Commandments, etc.). Therefore, the Law of God, is a reflection of God's character, because it comes out of what He is, holy, perfect, righteous, and good. Therefore, the Law is a standard of perfection. It is perfect and if we do not keep it perfectly, then we have offended the God who gave it; after all, it is a reflection of His character. To break God's Law is to offend (sin against) God. Since it is law, there is punishment because there is no Law that is a law without a punishment. This means that when we break the Law of God, we fall under the judgment of the Law of God. Since He is infinite, our offense against Him is takes on an infinite quality because we have offended an infinitely holy and righteous God.
Must God punish?
Yes, God must punish those who break His law because it is the right thing to do. Just as a parent should punish a child for doing something wrong (intentionally), so God must punish those who do wrong. You see, if God did not punish the person who does wrong, then He would be unjust and unrighteous. He would be breaking His own law -- which He cannot do. But, someone might say that the punishment of a parent on a child is temporary whereas God's punishment is eternal. Why the difference? The answer is two fold. First, God is infinite and a parent is not. Second, God is the standard of all righteousness and the parent is not.
Because God is infinite, when we sin, we are offending an infinite God. This is incredibly significant. The reason sin is so bad is not so much because of the one committing the sin, but because of the One who is offended. In other words, sin is so incredibly bad because it takes on a horrible quality by the very fact of who it is against: an infinitely pure, holy, and righteous God.
A parent is not the standard of righteousness. God is. A parent is (or should be) using the righteous standard of God in raising children. Therefore, though a parent's punishment is temporary because it is instruction and correction, the punishment of God is eternal because our sin is against an eternal God. There is a big difference.

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fairy tale

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The concept of heaven and hell were already there in some pagan cults and religions, and were stolen by the founders of Christianity. The concept of hell was then enlarged to the extreme, and then the message of this afterlife was preached continuously to demoralize and condition man.

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Most have different perspectives on exactly what it is.

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You are partly correct - "burning in hell" is no a Biblical doctrine, while the Lake of Fire ( where there is eternal torment, fire, brimstone, etc, etc ) is correct. The Old Testament speaks of hell, which had two compartments - one was the bosom of Abraham, while the other was Gehenna - the difference being that the bosom of Abraham was a temporary "holding place" until the Judgment, whereas Gehenna is the Lake of Fire.............links provided will be of benefit to you ( and others that are equally lost )

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Xianity is a FEAR based religion; if not, the concept of hell woulda been unnecessary.
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Tell ya something,I make real simple.Hell is a place where people pray......that no one else comes.jesus was very clear on this an in your fear of trying to explain it away . Just wait and you 'll find out either way.

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THE DEAD KNOW NOTHING. THUS THEY CAN FEEL NOTHING. In order for a person to burn forever they would need to be immortal, something promised to only those going to heaven. Not even the righteous who will live on the earth gets immortality. And everlasting life is a gift promised to those who will live on the earth after God destroys the wicked.
Hell is not a literal place of burning fire but it is man kinds common grave for the words sheol and hades are words used in the bible in Hebrew and Greek which are rendered pit or grave and are always associated with death and not eternal life of torture. Gehenna is the deathlike state where those persons are not in God's memory and will not be resurrected. Many faith men are spoken about being in hell. Abraham, Jesus, and even the righteous man Job prayed to go to Hell. If hell was a place of torture why would Job seek relief by going there?

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