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What Will Hell Be Like? (3 of 4)
We began this study answering the question -
1. Why study hell?
2. What is Hell?
3. Tonight - What will Hell be Like?
Revelation 20:11 tells us that the one who sat upon the throne struck great fear into those who were to be judged.
TEXT: Revelation 20:11 (ESV)
11 Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them.
Why would a sinner fear Jesus at the Judgment? Isn't Jesus Holy, Loving, Pure and Undefiled??? YES! And for all those reasons the sinner must fear.
You see the sinner will know that a King who loves his subjects must execute justice on the one who murders them.
The King who loves his subjects must execute Justice on the one who has, emotionally murdered, verbally torn them to pieces with gossip and slander.
The Great and Holy King must Judge the one who refused amnesty through the grace of the Cross - the rebel who has lifted a fist of anarchy toward the King and His Kingdom, the one who has joined the ranks of Satan himself - - to proud to submit to another.
Revelation 20:14-15 (ESV)
14 Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. 15 And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
TWO PROBLEMS WITH THE BIBLICAL DOCTRINE:
1. Is hell not a disproportionate punishment to the offense in it's severity and duration?
- You must allow the proportion of judgement in hell educate your understanding of the offense of sin.
You see…The gravity of the offense depends on the dignity of the person which is injured by the offense.
ILLUSTRATION: If we see a small child pulling a worm to pieces we would say don't do that… it's cruel. But we wouldn't be appealed by it… you evil wicked little boy… we wouldn't loose sleep. If the child was tortu ...
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