Is Hell real or fictional?? and if so are there levels to it?? is it for eternity??
asked 10 Feb '10, 07:10
I personally do believe it exists because (for there is good there is evil, where there is postive there is negative) so from a logical perspective it must if there is a heaven. BUT i dont belive that just because you dont follow a certain relgion that you will go there. as long as you are a good person and do belive in god you can avoid it. and ALSO i belive that it is NOT for eternity BUT your judgement is based on what type of sins you have commited ( basically like jail on earth. your sentence is based on what type of crime you have commited) but eternity IS a possiblity if you are a very bad person ( like murderes on earth who get LIFE in prison) same concept. what do you guys think??
answered 10 Feb '10, 07:22
I think of hell as a state of consciousness. If one looks around at many places on Earth one could argue that hell is here. And if Eden is not an earthly place maybe we this is the place we were expelled, or decided, to come to.. ??
I do not believe for one second that anything that a God of Love created will be lost for all eternity. Love overcomes all and if I, a mere mortal can love my fellow man enough to grant him unlimited chances in the grand scheme of things, then that thought can only have emanated from God - (else I would be more loving than the God of Love which is impossible from the eartly thinking point of view.)
I do believe that sparks of Godhead progress through mineral, plant, animal, human, and henseforth through kingdoms beyond our comprehension. I do believe that we are given unlimited lifetimes to 'learn our lessons' here so that we graduate eventually to the next step in evolution.
answered 10 Feb '10, 22:43
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Yes, hell is real it is not fiction but it is in a spiritual place not a physical place. Yes, I do believe it is for an enternity but when Jesus comes back and there will be a new heaven, a new Jesrusleum, and a new earth. There will be no more sun, moon, and stars so those are the elements that makes time so in reality there will be no more time so it will be a eternity but you want see it that way for time will not exist.
Now are there different levels of hell? Well, that is possiability. The demons are like a army with different ranks like the angels in heaven are. But what ever level a person would be in if it would be so would still be a bad place and you would not want to be there.
The bible said hell was not made for us but if we don't do right we will go there. Also it would simply be hell since we are so connect to God through our spirits that being without him would be a hell within it self. To be disconnect from God would be a terrible and unbariable experience and than it would last for a eternity.
The bible says that hell and death will be cast into the lake of fire which will be the second death. So who so ever is cast into the hell will also be cast into the lake of fire when hell is cast in there.
Now there have been a number of near death experiences told by people for people to know that when you die that is not all it you are than and done with. No, the spirit still lives on and people have reported those who came back from death that they went to heaven, hell, or saw a tunnel of light. Most report they saw something, most for a while didn't say anything about it for they did not want to be label crazy or if they did than they were told by their doctors that it was the medication that had them dreaming or hallacnating. Only when they told them what they saw the doctors doing would they stop and listen at them.
The bible tell you who will be able to enter into this new heaven on this new earth and God will be our light for their will be no more moon, sun, or stars.
The Sun and the Moon and the Stars are messengers of His Will.
Imagine God as a point which exists anywhere and everywhere as the centre of a sphere of creative expression/happening. The expression/happening could be something small like a family, community, nation, world. A point within a circle, a well known symbol found in many religions and philosophies.
Or if you would rather imagine God a the circumference and the point as the situation - no matter.
But with a point, or centre, and a circumference we have created TWO.
What if the point needed to become the circumference or the circumference needed to become the point... until all becomes just ONE again (Heaven?)? What goes on within the circle stays in the circle - lol ?
For anything to evolve there must needs be changing circumstances and challenges to be overcome. This makes us Wise and Strong and when these two qualities work together the result is Beauty. Wise spirit, Strong Soul, Beautiful Intellence.
Did you know that the Twelve Tribes of Israel, the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac and the Twelve Labours of Hercules all might all be giving you useful clues as to the nature of our reality here on Earth? Labour being the Key word.
answered 11 Feb '10, 23:32
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