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Eternal Fire

Have you ever thought do the wicked really burn forever? Have you ever thought, how can a just God require eternal punishment for a sin that has only been committed for 70 or 80 years? Perhaps you thought the Scripture is clear about everlasting fire as the Scripture is clear about everlasting life. If you think that everlasting fire is only temporary and does not last forever, couldn’t you also conclude that everlasting life does not last forever as well? This concept of everlasting fire has confused many people. It’s important for us as Christians to rightly divide the word of truth and that we compare Scripture with scripture so that we are not ashamed. The Bible gives some very clear indications that this everlasting fire is what is going to happen at the end of the world. Some people believe that it is now but 2 Peter 3:7 says this earth as it now is, is reserved unto fire and the perdition of ungodly men. This planet is reserved for a certain day and when Jesus comes he will bring his reward with him. We don’t get rewarded for our evil works or our good works until Jesus comes. Read the rest of this entry