I know we do not like to talk about it. Some people say they do not believe in it. Most people (including Christians) do not act like it is real but…Hell is a real place!
Every person will spend eternity somewhere. For those who reject Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior, their destiny will be, the reality will be, their eternity will be in a place called hell.
Hell is an irreversible, irretrievable place. There is no second chance. There is no purgatory. Hell is a closed door that cannot be opened. The Bible teaches us much about this place of everlasting punishment. Jesus spoke more about hell than He did about heaven. Hell means separation from God’s presence. Hell means punishment.
Hell is not just a figment of our imagination or a concept used to scare people. Hell is a real place where real people spend a Christless eternity.
One of the key passages is in Luke 16. There are many things that we could discuss about hell but the one that I really want you to get is this: The man in hell was more concerned for people who were still alive than we are. He wanted someone to warn his family. People in hell have a greater burden for lost people than we do.
God help us to be concerned. God, give us a passion, a burden and a desire to tell others about Jesus. Hell is hot, heaven is sweet…let’s take as many people to heaven with us as we can!