Contributed by John Boquist on Aug 9, 2008
LACK OF WARNING
Imagine if the highway department only wanted to put up highway signs that made people feel good about driving. Instead of speed limit signs with a number, they would say something like, "Whatever seems right to you." Gone would be any signs indicating potential danger such as
Contributed by William Jones on Sep 20, 2008
Tim Lahaye in his book "Revelation Unveiled" says, "Years ago I was taken to see a prosiner by the special representative of the warden's office in the reformatory at St. Cloud, Minnesota. While there, I noted that the new inmates oviously feared the institution and the long-anticipated
Contributed by Ruben Castro on Dec 16, 2008
Harder to Get to Hell?
Hace algunos años, un titular que salió en un periódico debe haber hecho que unas cuantas personas se atragantaran con su café de la mañana, o que limpiaran sus lentes para asegurarse que habían leído correctamente. Decía: «Este año es posible que sea más difícil llegar al
Contributed by Ruben Castro on Dec 16, 2008
What is Hell?
En una encuesta realizada por la organización Barna, las per¬sonas dieron a conocer sus ideas con respecto a lo que ellos creen debe ser el infierno.
• El 39% por ciento cree que el infierno es un estado de separación eterna de la presencia de Dios.
• El 32% por ciento dice que
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2009
"DON’T LET ME GO BACK TO HELL."
Dr. Maurice Rawlings is a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga, and his colleagues are constantly treating emergency patients, many of whom have had near-death experiences. A study of these cases
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2009
Walking towards the United Nations Building in New York City, a street evangelist was observed who was trying to get the attention of passers-by. He urged those near him to flee from the wrath to come. "I warn you," he roared, "that there will be weeping, and wailing, and gnashing of
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 23, 2009
Ben-Hinnon is also known as Gehenna, a word Jesus used for hell. At the time of Jesus, it was a garbage dump, where a fire constantly burned, consuming the relentless supply of garbage from a large city like Jerusalem. Gehenna is a place on earth which communicates the nature of hell.
Contributed by Mark Woolsey on Jun 15, 2009
HELL'S BAD RAP
Hell has gotten a bad rap these days. Dante wrote about its amusement park, but that’s fallen into disrepair. It's no longer on the list of any popular tourist destinations. No TV sitcom is set there. It does appear in one "reality show", and the food's pretty good, but the chef
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Polycarp, the bishop of Smyrna was brought before the Roman authorities and told to curse Christ and he would be released. He replied, "Eighty-six years have I served him, and he has done me no wrong: how then can I blaspheme my king who saved me?" The Roman officer replied, "Unless you change
Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 14, 2000
A fellow skeptic once asked the famous atheist Voltaire if he would speak some words of comfort to a friend who was dying. Voltaire responded, "I don’t think I can do that. The
Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 22, 2000
A poll done by The Minneapolis Star Tribune a few years ago found that 65% of the people in Minnesota believed in hell. That is a pretty high number. Only 15%, however, said they knew someone who would be a sure bet to go there, and only 3% felt that they themselves deserved to end up
Contributed by Mary Lewis on Feb 12, 2001
C. S. Lewis said: "to love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one. Wrap it around carefully with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements;
Contributed by Robert Rust on Mar 2, 2001
HELL FREEZES OVER
A rough and gruff man from Massachusetts who didn’t live a very good life died and went to hell. The devil really wanted to punish him, so he put him to work breaking up rocks with a sledgehammer. To make it worse he cranked up the temperature and the humidity.
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Quickly, God was faced with a class action suit for failure to file an environmental impact statement. God was granted a temporary permit for the project, but was stymied with the “cease and desist” order for the earthly part. Then God said,
Contributed by Tj Tipton on Mar 31, 2001
Charles H. Spurgeon in training young ministers said to his students, "When you talk about heaven let your face light up with a heavenly glory.
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Apr 22, 2001
It’s so easy to fall into the trap of complacency, of doing nothing, of ignoring the danger of being in a wrong relationship with God. There’s a legend where three demons are overheard planning how to get most victims for their master. The first said: "Tell the people ’There is no God’" "No,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 30, 2001
Heaven is close enough for souls in torment to glimpse; far enough away for them to forever miss what could
Contributed by Richard Crow on May 24, 2001
The Department of Social Services in Greenville County, South Carolina sent the following letter to a deceased individual. "Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You
Contributed by Jonathan Lucas on Jun 5, 2001
When England closed it’s Libyan Embassy Muammar Qaddafi became so angry that he ordered England to be removed from all maps in Libya. If you buy a map in that country today, that area will be represented by a new arm of the North Sea bordered by Scotland and Wales. Simply removing England from all