Matthew 25:41 “Then He will also say to those on the left hand, ‘Depart from Me, you cursed, into the everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels:
Hell from below is excited to welcome you there if you don’t know Jesus! (Look at the picture above; demons are receiving a new arrival in Hell and looking scared.
In Proverbs, King Solomon described Hell as being beneath the earth, while Heaven is above it: Proverbs 15:2424: “The way of life winds upward for the wise, so that he may turn away from Hell below.”
He advises the wise to pay attention, make a wise decision, and ascend; otherwise, they will be forced to go down below where the hell is located, which will be a costly and foolish mistake. So one can go up or down; there’s no in-between, and the choice is clear.
King Solomon confirms that Hell is real; like his father, King David also described the reality of that place and those who go there, the wicked and the ignorant, who ignore the fact and disregard the Word of God as truth.
Psalm 9:17 17 The wicked shall be turned into Hell And all the nations that forget God.
Perhaps Isaiah, the prophet, offered a better description while confirming what King David and Solomon had expressed about the reality and the graphics of Hell being underneath or below the earth and an unpleasant place for one to be. Isaiah 14:9
9 “Hell from beneath is excited about you,
To meet you at your coming;
It stirs up the dead for you,
All the chief ones of the earth;
It has risen from their thrones
All the kings of the nations.
Here’s a brief description of Hell;
A place where worms shall be your bed and cover you like a blanket forever–Isaiah 14:11
11 All your pomp has been brought down to the grave,
along with the noise of your harps;
maggots are spread out beneath you
and worms cover you.
A place prepared for the devil and his angels is not fit for humans, so don’t go there. It’s not your home! Matthew 25:41
41 “Then He will also say to those on the left hand, ‘Depart from Me, you cursed, into the everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels:
A place of outer darkness – Matthew 22:13
13 The king said to the servants, ‘Bind him hand and foot, take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
A place of weeping and gnashing of teeth – Matthew 25:30
30 And cast the unprofitable servant into the outer darkness. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
A place of torments; Luke 16:23
23 And being in torments in Hades, he lifted his eyes and saw Abraham afar off and Lazarus in his bosom.
A place of Sorrows – 2 Samuel 22:6
6 The sorrows of Sheol surrounded me;
The snares of death confronted me.
A place of everlasting destruction – 2 Thessalonians 1:9
9 These shall be punished with eternal destruction from the presence of the Lord and the glory of His power,
A lake that burns with fire and brimstone– Revelation 21:8
8 But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
A place where the fire is not quenched –Mark 9:44
‘Their worm does not die
And the fire is not quenched.’
A bottomless pit and smoke –” Revelation 9:2
2 And he opened the bottomless pit, and smoke arose out of the hole like the smoke of a great furnace. So the sun and the air were darkened because of the pit’s smoke.
A place of everlasting smoke and no rest – Revelation 14:11
11 And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.”
A lake of fire –” Revelation 20:14
14 Then, Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.
A place of hopelessness and unsatisfied desires – Luke 16:24
24 “Then he cried and said, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.’
A place for everlasting condemnation– Matthew 23:33
33 Serpents, brood of vipers! How can you escape the curse of Hell?
A place of chains of darkness– 2 Peter 2:4
4 For if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but cast them down to Hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved for judgment
A place where worms don’t die and are forever present–Mark 9:44
‘Their worm does not die
And the fire is not quenched.’
Who goes to Hell?
Those who refuse to believe by faith, repent and embrace (accept) Christ in their lives are guaranteed to spend eternity in Hell and are destined to go to Hell for sure— Revelation 21:8
“But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
Those whose names are missing from the book of life will be cast into Hell–Revelation 20:15
15 And anyone not found written in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire.
Those who refused to please God and do NOT do His Will–Matthew 7:21
21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of Heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in Heaven.
Those who live for themselves and on the Broadway will not enter Heaven but will go to Hell–Matthew 7:13
13 “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many go in by it.
Those whose sins have not been forgiven and washed by the blood of Jesus Christ.–Matthew 26:28
28 For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace