Someone from a business on the phone with me one day speedily answered my question about the weather down very far south in the United States where she was with this: “Blazing hot!” she exclaimed.
I could only imagine. Where I was, not as far south as she was, the heat index was 108 degrees! Talk about hot! Blazing hot! Though far apart, we were both in “blazing hot” places on that particular day as far as we were concerned.
But “blazing hot” can’t even come close to describing the everlasting brutal and torturous heinous heat of the endless fires of hell and the lake of fire. This is where people will be forever in torment away from God who do not repent and believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and in His death and resurrection whereby they devote their lives to the Lord and His ways!
Even as I wrote the start of this message, I went inside to my little hotel room with air conditioning because I was so unbelievably hot sitting outside writing in the sunshine. Thank the Lord for air conditioning and drinking water. Rest assured there will not be either in hell and the lake of fire, friend.
Nothing but unending torment and the reality there is no going back for people who end up there. No second chances. No changing of the mind. No more room for repentance and turning to Christ. It will be a point of no return.
I have heard over the years people harshly judge and condemn so-called hellfire and brimstone preachers. Would it be not wise to be thankful for those who have the courage and boldness by the leading and power of the Holy Spirit of God to preach the truth we all need to know? Do you know the Lord Jesus Christ Himself preached about hell? Do you know the Bible makes mention of hell over and again?
But let us not dwell further on indescribably brutally hot hell and the lake of fire, friend. Let us reflect on this. God almighty loved the world He created so much He sent His only Son Jesus to the earth to live a perfect life and to the cross to die an unfathomable death and raised Him from the dead so all who turn from their sins and believe in Him as Lord and in His death and resurrection genuinely turning their hearts and lives over to God and His ways are forgiven our sins and promised everlasting life with the Lord.
Please, friend, if you haven’t already, surrender your life utterly now and forevermore to the Lord Jesus Christ, ask for and receive the gift of His Holy Spirit, read the Bible and live by it, and live henceforth for God almighty according to His ways for His glory, hallelujah, AMEN!
If you have already committed your life to Christ, please take every opportunity the Lord gives you as the Holy Spirit leads, emboldens, and empowers you to share the Good News (Gospel) message about Christ and eternal life. And in so doing, please don’t neglect to tell people that heaven and eternal bliss and blessedness with God and blazing hot hell and the lake of fire forever apart from Him are real. Let us not hold back the truth! AMEN!
Oh, Father, what a powerful, powerful message! Thank you for placing it on my heart to deliver. Thank you for giving me the courage and boldness to share it! Though I remember so very little in my first few decades of life in the way of hearing about you, oh Lord, I do know a few teachers in my elementary school and perhaps one family had the courage to tell me a little about you. Though I remember little of what they said, and though I don’t know if the Good News message was ever clearly explained at least in a way I understood, I know vital seeds were planted. You sent a few others through the years, Lord, but overall I believe there was a great lack in the way of being told and taught about you for a very long time.
Lord, please send laborers out and about all over the world to preach and teach the truth about you, dear God, about heaven and hell, about sin and repentance, about your grace and salvation, about the Bible, about the Holy Spirit, and on and on. Lord, I pray you would take this very message and use it to save people near and far, to strengthen the faith of those who already believe in you and to cause them to deepen their commitment to you, and to encourage them to go out and tell others about you! In advance, Lord, whether I know what you do or don’t do with this message, I thank you for answering my prayer! AMEN!
“in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who do not know God, and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. These shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power,” 2 Thess. 1:8-9
“But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear Him who, after He has killed, has power to cast into hell; yes, I say to you, fear Him!” Luke 12:5
“If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched— where ‘THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.’ And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame, rather than having two feet, to be cast into hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched— where ‘THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.’ And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire— where ‘THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.’” Mark 9:43-48
“In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying: “THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS: ‘PREPARE THE WAY OF THE LORD; MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT.’ ” But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Therefore bear fruits worthy of repentance,…And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire…He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clean out His threshing floor, and gather His wheat into the barn; but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.” Matthew 3:1-12
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” John 3:16