Category Archives: Hell

The essence of Hell is separation

C.S Lewis once said that the essence of hell is separation – from God and from others. To be forever cut off from God’s presence …to be separated from other creatures, to be wholly and increasingly self-absorbed, makes that self … Continue reading

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What we will find in the next world

George Ritchie is an American psychiatrist who wrote a book titled ‘Return from Tomorrow.’ It is an account of his own near death experience, and in it he describes many of those elements that we hear from others who have … Continue reading

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‘Have it your own way’

The concept of Hell isn’t popular these days, and yet we see its seeds all around us. C.S Lewis said perceptively that the essence of hell is separation – separation from God and from others. To be totally separated from … Continue reading

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No need of Heaven and no fear of Hell

In the very earliest days of white settlement in Arizona, so the story goes, the Archbishop of Los Angeles sent a missionary to Phoenix to establish a church. After two years the priest returned to tell the archbishop that he … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

Years ago there was a place I used to visit occasionally that seemed like paradise to me. I used to daydream about what it would be like to live and work there. Then, some years later, an opportunity came to … Continue reading

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Heaven for Twenty Dollars

A Canadian news report into a website called Heaven’s Registry tells us that for a mere twenty dollars we can have “guaranteed admission into heaven.” The certificate is also available for “cherished pets” at a cost of fifteen dollars. The … Continue reading

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It’s not about where we are, but where we’re heading

Oliver Wendell Holmes said: ‘I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Hell Is…?

When the first missionaries preached the gospel to the Eskimos they were discouraged because, despite their passionate preaching, it was clear the message wasn’t getting across. They preached such graphic sermons about the fires of hell that the Eskimos, who … Continue reading

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