heaven & hell

What Are Heaven & Hell Like?

Even the bible can’t be trusted to explain what it’ll be like on the other side….

Heaven

Doesn’t the bible explain that Heaven will be a place where we all have lots to eat, nice homes, & are never sad?

Yes it does but, this is not what heaven will be like at all.

If Heaven really was the point of our existence, then why would we begin our existence on earth only to be sent to heaven after a short time on earth? Heaven is only a different place/dimension than earth. God’s true purpose for humans is to have an ever deepening relationship with creatures of choice. You shouldn’t be surprised if there is the existence of pain & suffering in heaven as well. Knowing that we will continue to have free will & choice in heaven, it is only logical to assume that there will be choices given to us in heaven.

The following is how our choices work on earth:

God chooses which choices are available for us to make. God also chooses our preferences as well as how much empowerment we have to make those choices, what information we have, & etc. Since we have preferences, God makes some choices more easier for us to make than others. God makes obedience to Him as the harder choice to choose. why? Because our choosing to obey God is more meaningful if it is more difficult for us to make.

There will be inequality in heaven

Many christians think that just getting into heaven is all that this life is about, but the truth is heaven is just the beginning of a glorious journey with our Gods. You see, when we ask for forgiveness & ask jesus to come into our heart,we are only beginning out walks with God.

Why did our Gods lie to us?

We humans are very fragile creatures & very limited in our understanding, so since non of us are familir with things outside of our planets, our Gods explain things to us in a way that we can understand. If our Gods were to explain things to us our heads would probably explode & we would freak out because these concepts would be too foreign & complex for us to understand.

 

Hell

Doesn’t the bible describe hell as a pit of fire & lava that never goes cold & is never saitsfied?

Yes it does, but again it is wrong on the subject. Our Gods describe Hell in terms that we can understand. Knowing that our dimension is physical, we are only familiar with physical terms. Hell is a place that is not physical. What we can understand is that Hell is a place designed for punishing creatures that rebell against our Gods & it’s a place that nobody wants to end up in.

Who is going to Hell?

Contrary to popular belief what you do on earth isn’t what sends you to Hell. What lands you into hell is a refusal to submit to your Gods. As we clearly see in the bible, Jesus went out of his way to spend time & show extra love to the outcasts of society. We look down on pedophiles, homosexuals, & murderers as less than humans but God does not overlook the sincerity of someone’s heart. Jesus Himself said “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name drive out demons and perform many miracles? ” (Matthew 7:21-22). To these people who pretend to be righteous Jesus says “I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!” (Matthew 7:23). Jesus even said to a samaritan woman (a ‘sinful’ woman; who was divorced 5 times & was with a man who wasn’t her husband)  ” True worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for the Father is seeking those to worship Him.” (John 4:23). Talking to the samaritan woman, Jesus could see the sincerity inside of her heart & told her that not only does God see her sincerity but He also goes out of His way to have a relationship with her. Talk about encouraging! or how bout when the pharisees asked Jesus why He was hanging out with society’s low lifes & He said “‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” (Matthew 9:13).

There will be inequality in Hell

Jesus hinted at there being inequality in hell. Since our Gods give everyone different measures of spiritual illumination & invitations to submit to Them, the souls that reject the most invitations from our Gods will be the ones that suffer the most. This has nothing to do with what you do with your phyiscal body on earth, but more to do with what you do with your soul. Jesus said “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had occurred in Tyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. Nevertheless I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you. And you, Capernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You will descend to Hades; for if the miracles had occurred in Sodom which occurred in you, it would have remained to this day. Nevertheless I say to you that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment than for you. ” (Matt. 11:20-24).

 

These Articles explain more in depth:

Will all Christians be equal in Heaven?

Understanding God’s Justice: Inequality in Hell

Better than Heaven: Pursuing What Really Matters

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