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What Do You Think Will Be The Worst Aspect Of Hell?

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I think the worst aspect of hell would be regret. Having memories of all the opportunities to repent and place faith in Christ during one's mortal life, but rejecting them all. Memories of mocking Christians, who only sought to share the Gospel with you in love.

Thoughts of loved ones who accepted God's pardon through Jesus, and knowing you will never see them again. Leading others (by example or otherwise) into a life of Christ-rejecting sin, who now share your fate.

Regret knowing that God once pursued you for His Kingdom. That His desire for you was not an eternity in hell, but instead to share the glories of heaven forever.

Regret knowing you will be completely separated from God and all that is good. Regret knowing you will never have another chance for redemption.

And the knowledge that you will never leave that horrible place.

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To me, the worst part of hell would be knowing it was eternal. You couldn't serve your time, and then get released. The suffering will go on and on for eternity.

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I would rather not find out.

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I would rather not find out.

Me either! I'm just looking for opinions. ;)

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Being separated from God is the worst thing I can ever think of, be it for a fraction of a second or eternity.

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What Do You Think Will Be The Worst Aspect Of Hell?

Knowing you had a choice.

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I believe hell because of the total absence of God. I can't tell you how many times I have heard from misguided people that hell will be a big party with all their friends. Every time I hear that I cringe. Hell is total darkness, torment and total lack of hope. I guess that is many aspects but the worst is as I said the total absence of God.

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I never want to find out for sure but I think it would be knowing that you didn't have to be there; that the Lord gave you every chance to join Him in the Kingdom.

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more than north Korea,north Korea is the nation under strict atheism and Stalin reign,i think this is some kind of sample GOD give us on earth,and comparing the south Korea,the nation is hot for Christ.

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What Do You Think Will Be The Worst Aspect Of Hell?

Knowing you had a choice.

Or to add knowing that it was your choice.

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I think that is second, the worst is the total and complete seperation from God.

Being separated from God is the worst thing I can ever think of, be it for a fraction of a second or eternity.

What you both said. The worst thing is to be apart from the Lord.

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Personally don't like fire ,, over abundant heat ,,, nothing to drink ,,, total seperation not only from God's love , but a place where hope-less-ness and help-less-ness will be over whelming,, no where to go to get away from any of it either !!!! it will last forever

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I don't think we will be thinking much about hell while in heaven, because from what I hear there is no worry, anxiety, etc in heaven.......

But if for a moment we were to think of hell, from heaven, the worst aspect would be knowing that there were people whom I loved, and loved me, that were there instead of having chosen, oh so easily, heaven.

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being apart from the glory of God, for sure!

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I don't accept the later translations that describe a brimstone and fire "Hell", so burning isn't a concern.

I accept the wisdom gleaned through the Psalms chapter 139 and verse 8 that assure even if contrary to plans I ended up in Sheol I would still be in the presence of God.

so the worst aspect for me is being in the underworld or grave for eternity.

Proverbs 30:5-6 Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.

Why do you reject what scripture tells us about the lake of fire in Revelation?

Why do you not have the assurance of salvation, which scripture also tells us about? Have you not accepted Christ and been sealed by His Spirit?

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I think you missed the scripture that I shared in my post.

What does that have to do with the reality of the Lake of Fire?

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The worst aspects of Hell?

Hell – A place of weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Luke 13:18

There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and yourselves thrust out.

Hell – It will be a furnace of fire with wailing and gnashing of teeth.

Matt. 13:40-43

40 Therefore as the tares are gathered and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of this age. 41 The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom all things that offend, and those who practice lawlessness, 42 and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth. 43 Then the righteous will shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear!

Hell – a place of darkness, weeping, and gnashing of teeth. (Matt. 22:11-13; Matt. 25:29-30)

Matt. 22:11-13

11 “But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw a man there who did not have on a wedding garment. 12 So he said to him, ‘Friend, how did you come in here without a wedding garment?’ And he was speechless. 13 Then the king said to the servants, ‘Bind him hand and foot, take him away, and[a] cast him into outer darkness; there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matt. 25:29-30

29 ‘For to everyone who has, more will be given, and he will have abundance; but from him who does not have, even what he has will be taken away. 30 And cast the unprofitable servant into the outer darkness. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’

Hell - The punishment will be everlasting separation from the presence of God. (2 Thess. 1:9)

2 Thess. 1:9

These shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power…

Hell – a place where people will be burned with fire and brimstone.

Rev. 21:8

But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”

Hell - Those who receive the Mark of the Beast (and reject Christ) will be tormented forever and will have no rest.

Rev. 14:11

And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.”

Hell – Again there will be torments in Hell (Hades – vs. 23). There will be no satisfaction as people will be constantly thirsty and tormented by the flame. (vs. 24) There will be no going to and from the good part of eternity to the bad. (vs. 26)

Luke 16:19-31

The Rich Man and Lazarus

19 “There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and fared sumptuously every day. 20 But there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, full of sores, who was laid at his gate, 21 desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell[d] from the rich man’s table. Moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 So it was that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels to Abraham’s bosom. The rich man also died and was buried. 23 And being in torments in Hades, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

24 “Then he cried and said, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.25 But Abraham said, ‘Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted and you are tormented. 26 And besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed, so that those who want to pass from here to you cannot, nor can those from there pass to us.’

27 “Then he said, ‘I beg you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father’s house, 28 for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, lest they also come to this place of torment.’ 29 Abraham said to him, ‘They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.’ 30 And he said, ‘No, father Abraham; but if one goes to them from the dead, they will repent.’ 31 But he said to him, ‘If they do not hear Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one rise from the dead.’”

That is the bad news... Yet there is hope...

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Yet there is hope… If we confess with our mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in our heart that God has raised Him from the dead we will be saved. (v. 9) Whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. (v. 13)

Rom. 10:8-13

8 But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart”[e] (that is, the word of faith which we preach): 9 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.”[f] 12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him. 13 For whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”[g]

God bless,

GE

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I don't accept the later translations that describe a brimstone and fire "Hell", so burning isn't a concern.

I accept the wisdom gleaned through the Psalms chapter 139 and verse 8 that assure even if contrary to plans I ended up in Sheol I would still be in the presence of God.

so the worst aspect for me is being in the underworld or grave for eternity.

Proverbs 30:5-6 Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.

Why do you reject what scripture tells us about the lake of fire in Revelation?

Why do you not have the assurance of salvation, which scripture also tells us about? Have you not accepted Christ and been sealed by His Spirit?

I think you missed the scripture that I shared in my post.

I missed nothing. In fact, your scripture comes against what you posted.

I think you are avoiding my questions. Why?

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I'm not avoiding your question at all. My post speaks from scripture. I think you're looking for an argument where there is none. Why?

I am not looking for an argument, but an explanation. Why? Because of your own words. Allow me to show you ...

I don't accept the later translations that describe a brimstone and fire "Hell", so burning isn't a concern.

Why do you reject what scripture tells us about the lake of fire in Revelation?

I accept the wisdom gleaned through the Psalms chapter 139 and verse 8 that assure even if contrary to plans I ended up in Sheol I would still be in the presence of God.

so the worst aspect for me is being in the underworld or grave for eternity.

Why do you not have the assurance of salvation, which scripture also tells us about? Have you not accepted Christ and been sealed by His Spirit?

Both questions relate to your statements. They are simple questions to understand you better.

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I don't accept the later translations that describe a brimstone and fire "Hell", so burning isn't a concern.

I accept the wisdom gleaned through the Psalms chapter 139 and verse 8 that assure even if contrary to plans I ended up in Sheol I would still be in the presence of God.

so the worst aspect for me is being in the underworld or grave for eternity.

Proverbs 30:5-6 Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.

Regarding this underlined did you see this post?

Are you saying you disagree? If so based on what passages of Scripture do you disagree?

This section in bold is what we're trying to understand. :help:

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I don't accept the later translations that describe a brimstone and fire "Hell", so burning isn't a concern.

I accept the wisdom gleaned through the Psalms chapter 139 and verse 8 that assure even if contrary to plans I ended up in Sheol I would still be in the presence of God.

so the worst aspect for me is being in the underworld or grave for eternity.

Proverbs 30:5-6 Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.

Why do you reject what scripture tells us about the lake of fire in Revelation?

Why do you not have the assurance of salvation, which scripture also tells us about? Have you not accepted Christ and been sealed by His Spirit?

I think you missed the scripture that I shared in my post.

The problem is that you are assuming that those Scriptures present the full picture they don't. Hell is a real place of burning torment, separation from God in the underworld forever and ever. The reality of hell is seen in the passages you cite and many others.

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The Bible in both the old and new testaments is described as a state of non-being. Utter despair and eternal darkness, a returning to dust, deafening silence, the absence of joy, strength or vitality, and utter powerlessness. Eternal darkness, separation from God though the Psalm scripture says that is not entirely true.

So as mentioned, I accept what the scripture says of Sheol and reject the later Catholic version that relates fire and brimstone as part of the antithesis of salvation.

The fire and brimstone description is not "Catholic." Jesus used the fire of Gehenna to show what hell is like. Long before the RCC and Dante's inferno, the description of hell as a place of eternal burning tormet was described in Scripture.

You need the whole counsel of the word of God to get a better picture of what hell will be like. The Pslam you cited is not the totality of the reality of hell. We need to be careful to guard against of pcking and choosing which parts of the Bible we will believe or not believe.

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i think about before coming to Christ, and can only now after being saved truly appreciate how very precious the presence of God's Holy Spirit is within me..

so the feeling of being lost and hopeless is seen in true clarity now..

i can only imagine that the same feeling in a place like Sheol/Hades must be so utterly amplified..just that aspect alone is beyond what i can comprehend or confine into the word: torment..

a lack of comfort for the soul is an understatement.. an infinitude of agony in a state of being not meant for us..apart from the love of our Creator..

i pray for those who cannot come to believe that such a place is real..so many back from the dead testimonies out there..

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A. The Bible in both the old and new testaments is described as a state of non-being. Utter despair and eternal darkness, a returning to dust, deafening silence, the absence of joy, strength or vitality, and utter powerlessness. B. Eternal darkness, separation from God though the Psalm scripture says that is not entirely true.

So as mentioned, I accept what the scripture says of Sheol and reject the later Catholic version that relates fire and brimstone as part of the antithesis of salvation.

A. Do you mean Hell is described in "the Bible in both the old and new testaments is described as a state of non-being."?

B. Are you saying that Hell is not eternal darkness and separation from God? Which Psalm are we talking about?

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