(Patrick Mabilog) We’ve all heard stories of people who have travelled to heaven and/or hell and back to tell the tale to the world. I, for one, am not one to believe such stories right away, but I do know that I don’t need to be “toured” around hell to know enough to not want to go there. In the New Testament alone, hell is referred to a total of 162 times. God has given us enough education about the torment that is in hell, the people who go there and how we can avoid the pits of it.

While, as Christians, we don’t really focus on hell as much because we know that when we abide in Jesus it is not part of our destiny anymore, it is good to have a healthy view of hell for two reasons: to know what we must save our non-believing loved ones from and to further appreciate God’s love and grace by knowing what Christ has saved us from. What does the Bible tell us about hell? READ MORE