HEAVEN & HELL - What is hell like?

Revelation 20:10 | Then the devil, who had deceived them, was thrown into the fiery lake of burning sulfur, joining the beast and the false prophet. There they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

  1. Hell is a lake made of ______. 
  2. Who does Revelation tell us will be thrown in hell for eternity (forever) one day?  
  3. What does it mean to be tormented? 
  4. How long will the torment of hell last?  

Matthew 13:42 | And the angels will throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

  1. Why would Hell be full of ‘weeping’ like Jesus describes in Matthew 13? 

2nd Thessalonians 1:9 | They will be punished with eternal destruction, forever separated from the Lord and from his glorious power.

  1. Part of eternal punishment is hell is being fully separated from who? 
  2. God is light, love, peace, etc. What would being fully separated from Him be like? 

Luke 16:19-31 | Jesus said, “There was a certain rich man who was splendidly clothed in purple and fine linen and who lived each day in luxury. At his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus who was covered with sores. As Lazarus lay there longing for scraps from the rich man’s table, the dogs would come and lick his open sores. “Finally, the poor man died and was carried by the angels to sit beside Abraham at the heavenly banquet. The rich man also died and was buried, and he went to the place of the dead. There, in torment, he saw Abraham in the far distance with Lazarus at his side. “The rich man shouted, ‘Father Abraham, have some pity! Send Lazarus over here to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue. I am in anguish in these flames.’ “But Abraham said to him, ‘Son, remember that during your lifetime you had everything you wanted, and Lazarus had nothing. So now he is here being comforted, and you are in anguish. And besides, there is a great chasm separating us. No one can cross over to you from here, and no one can cross over to us from there.’ “Then the rich man said, ‘Please, Father Abraham, at least send him to my father’s home. For I have five brothers, and I want him to warn them so they don’t end up in this place of torment.’ “But Abraham said, ‘Moses and the prophets have warned them. Your brothers can read what they wrote.’ “The rich man replied, ‘No, Father Abraham! But if someone is sent to them from the dead, then they will repent of their sins and turn to God.’ “But Abraham said, ‘If they won’t listen to Moses and the prophets, they won’t be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.’”

  1. What is the rich man in hell’s final plea? 
  2. Do you know someone who died without faith in Christ?  What do you think they would want you to know right now?
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