Jesus solidified concept of hell, initiated that hell involved fire and torture, and was eternal
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if you ask most jewish people, they have no real concept of hell. in OTestament teachings, there was a worst a temporary depressive state in the afterlife. when jesus came along, he started teaching about it being eternal, and involves hellfire, and other torture.
41 "Then he will say to those on his left, "Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. 42 For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink
24Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25"But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away. 26"But when the wheat sprouted and bore grain, then the tares became evident also. 27"The slaves of the landowner came and said to him, "Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have tares?" 28"And he said to them, "An enemy has done this!" The slaves said to him, "Do you want us, then, to go and gather them up?" 29"But he said, "No; for while you are gathering up the tares, you may uproot the wheat with them. 30"Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, "First gather up the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them up; but gather the wheat into my barn."""
40 "As the weeds are pulled up and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of the age. 41 The Son of Man will send out his angels, and they will weed out of his kingdom everything that causes sin and all who do evil. 42 They will throw them into the blazing furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
"where the worm dieth not and the fire is not quenched."
The Book of Revelation took this a step further by saying those evil folks would be "thrown into a lake of fire."
"Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
"where there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth"
"you will not be released until you have paid the last penny"
maybe it's this advanced technology that we do not know of and, If someone/something was monitering us the whole time in our lives and if we were crime makers and murderers, it would make the worst hallucinations ever existing.
maybe that's true...
but how can "hell" be in the center of the planet? it's molten metal swirling around and around and "makes" the gravity that keeps us from floating in space and dying of cold.
I am not religious at all, and if you have noticed every time a new king/queen was on the throne where they make bibles, all the verses change!
By the time at maybe 3012 everything in it won't make sense at all and then we would have this probe thingabob and send it in the center of the planet and then we notice that, oh my! there's no hell, so therefore there cannot be a heaven
he speculates that hell might not be what we think it is, and goes off on a sci fi fantasy. he mentions hell being the center of the earth, but not many believe that except a small fraction of christians.
he speculates that hell might not be what we think it is, and goes off on a sci fi fantasy. he mentions various places perhaps, but not many believe it is here or there a physical place or have doctriens about the nature of locality of hell.
con doesn't debate the bible, which is the heart of the debate.
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