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A Twisted Truth Untangled
The Sorrow of God
Why do you want to die?
(Quoting from HELL FIRE, A Twisted Truth Untangled, by Joe Crews)
"There are two extreme views in current circulation concerning the punishment of the wicked. One is Universalism, which contends that God is too good to allow anyone to be lost. The other is the awful doctrine of endless torment which would perpetuate for all eternity a dark abyss of anguish and suffering.
Both are wrong. The truth lies in between. God will punish the wicked according to their works, but He will not immortalize evil in the process" by keeping evil men and women alive forever.

How many truly honest souls have been turned away from God because of their revulsion at this misinterpretation of His character. They cannot love someone who would ... keep evil people in endless torment with no purpose in view. ... Only a vindictive spirit of revenge could be served by such an unspeakable arrangement
We know from Scripture that God is not like that. He is a God of Love (but also a God of righteousness and judgment). The Bible tells us that pain and death will be done away with, along with the old earth and heavens.

Popular Views
There are several popular views about the destination of the dead. Many of these views depend on your beliefs about the dead and what they can do.
Popular View Of The Universe
3HeavenHouse of God
2Outer space
1The sky above
1Earth Land sea Leviathan
2Sheol (the grave)
3Hell Satan
Many people believe that hell is somewhere underground or on another planet, with Satan in charge.

Words Translated as "Hell" in the Bible
In the Bible, only four words are translated "Hell".

Fire Sheol (Grave) (שאל).
It refers to the grave or pit where the dead are placed.
(Old Testament). This is only word translated "hell" in the Old Testament. It is used 65 times in the Old Testament. 31 times it is translated "the grave", 31 times as "hell", and three times as "pit".

Maggot Hades (Hell).
Later usage was typically used to mean the grave, death, hell.
(New Testament). Used eleven times, ten times as "hell" and one time as "grave". Original word was from Greek Mythology. The regions of the "netherworld".

Fire Gehenna (Garbage Dump).
It is where the refuse and garbage from the city was burned. And, the fires of Gehenna were always kept burning by the addition of materials into it.
(New Testament). Used twelve times, nine as "hell", and three with the word "fire" as "hell fire". Gehenna was the garbage dump for Jerusalem, located south of the city in the Valley of Hinnon.
Topheth. The "place of burning" or the "fire stove" was in gehenna (2 Kings 23: 10).

Fire Tartaros (Place of Darkness).
(New Testament). Used once, in 2 Peter 2:4, it is the Greek equivalent to the Hebrew "Gehenna".
Strong's Concordance Reference Numbers.
Hebrew Dictionary.
» Sheol. 7585. שאל
Greek Dictionary.
» Hades. 86. άδης
» Gehenna. 1067. γέεννα
» Tartaros. 5020. ταρταρόω

Hell Fire - Fact or Fiction?
In our study on death, we learned that "death" is like sleep. That, like in a deep sleep, we will be unaware of the passage of time between our death and our resurrection when Christ returns at His Second Coming to call out his faithful followers - the dead first, and then the living.

Death ("Cool Hell")
There are four words that are translated as "hell" in the Bible. Two words mean the grave.
Sheol: "For I know that you will bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living." (Job 30: 23)
"If I wait, the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness." (Job 17: 13)
The word used is sheol. So we go to a "house" when we die. But this house is the grave where our decaying bodies are eaten by worms. So when we go to hell we are simply going to our graves.

Hades: "So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is your sting? O grave, where is your victory?" (1 Corinthians 15: 54-55)

This either means that all who die go to hell or all who die go to the grave. We will have victory over the grave because we will not be kept there forever. In addition, hell will not have a victory because the righteous will escape.

Burning Hell
Tartaros or Gehenna is a garbage dump in the Valley of Hinnom south west of Jerusalem. It was always burning and represents the place that is similar to what we consider to be hell.
Israel burned their children alive there as sacrifices to the idols Chemosh, Moloch and Baal. After returning from Babylon, the Jews used it as an open pit for a garbage dump for executed criminals, decaying food and human excrement. When it became full it was set on fire. See map of Gehenna.
Gehenna: Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul. But rather fear Him who us able to destroy both soul and body in hell. (Matthew 10: 28)
Tartaros: for if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but cast them down to hell [tartaros] and delivered them into chains of darkness to be reserved for judgment. (2 Peter 2: 4)

Burning Hell - Where Is It?
Although we go to the grave to wait for a resurrection, there is still a place called Hell. But how or when do people get there?
The Bible says that after the Second resurrection, or the resurrection of the wicked there is a judgment. At the end of the judgment, the fires of Hell are started because the wicked attack God.
Hell is technically the earth. It was where Satan was sent after the rebellion. (Revelation 12: 9)

Armageddon. When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison, and will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the sand of the seashore. And they came up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured them.
Tormented Forever. And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Judgment. Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose presence earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them. And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged, every one of them according to their deeds.
Lake of Fire. Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
(Revelation 20: 7-15)
The words "then I saw" introduces a new vision that is a repeat of the time described in the previous verses. But it has more details about the judgment. It is the result of the judgment that causes them to attack in the battle of Armageddon.

Second Coming Millennium Third Coming Armageddon Peace
Wicked DieFirst
Saints JudgeSatan Confined to Earth Second
Final Judgment RebelWar Hell Fire Heaven
Maggot Sheol (Grave) Maggot Fire Maggot Gehenna Maggot Fire No Dead People Fire Hell Fire Fire Fire Life

Hell, as a physical reality, is a place in time. It will be kindled on the surface of the earth in the future. Until then there only exists the grave or unconscious death. Then earth will be a great garbage dump of unburied wicked dead with fires smoldering from the chaos, fire and brimstone at the Second Coming.
Hell, as the place of the dead is the home of maggots living on decaying bodies and fire. God did not allow Jesus to be consumed by the maggots of sheol or gehenna so that even His dead body would not be corrupted.
For You will not abandon My soul to Sheol; nor will you allow your Holy One to undergo decay. (Psalm 16: 10)
Jesus went to sheol, but God did not leave Him there. He rescued Him before the maggots could consume His body.
But the wicked go to the grave when they die and their carcasses lie unburied and full of maggots in a great garbage dump during the millennium before they are judged at the end of time and burned up in the fires of hell as garbage.

Where Are The Dead?
The dead are being kept in unconscious storage until the end of the world. The bible does not teach that the dead go immediately to hell to be tortured forever.

Fire The Lake Of Fire
Hell fire is also called the Lake of Fire. Anything that goes in suffers the Second Death from which there is no resurrection.
Who enters this lake of fire? The scriptures identify four major groups of enemies that must be destroyed forever.
Plague 6Second Coming Fire Hail and Fire Millennium JudgedFire Lake Of FireNo
For War
Beast False ProphetDestruction Guilty Satan WickedDeath and Hades
Wicked SystemsWorks Condemned Wicked PeopleWicked Enemies

Fire And Brimstone And The Burning Man
The fires that cause Hell to burn are only a place of terror for the wicked. The righteous will live securely in that fire because the flames are caused by the presence of God.
God Is The Fire. "For our God is a consuming fire." (Hebrews 12: 29)

Fire Comes From His Throne. A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened. (Daniel 7: 10)
Burning ManThe Fire
Fire God The fire comes out from God and consumes the wicked, who cannot exist in His presence. Only the righteous, clothed in the righteousness of Christ, can live in God's presence.
Fire burns the whole earth except the place where the New Jerusalem sits on the Mount of Olives.

The Burning Man. Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man. Then I noticed from the appearance of His loins and upward something like glowing metal that looked like fire all around within it, and from the appearance of His loins and downward I saw something like fire; and there was a radiance around Him. As the appearance of the rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day so was the appearance of the surrounding radiance. Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. (Ezekiel 1: 26-28)
In all visions God is described as a glowing man on fire.

The Righteous Survive in the Friendly Fire. "The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings? He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that shakes his hands from holding of bribes, that stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from seeing evil; He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure. Your eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall see the land that is very far off." (Isaiah 33: 14 -17)

The righteous will be able to live in God's presence, while the wicked will be consumed by the fire of His presence. Just as the three friends of Daniel survived the fire, so will we.

The Wicked Die in the Garbage Dump Outside the City. "For Tophet is ordained of old; yes, for the king it is prepared; he has made it deep and large: the pile there is fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, does kindle it." (Isaiah 30: 33)

Christ The Burnt Offering
In the burnt offering we see that Christ not only suffered death for us, He suffered the punishment of the eternal fires of hell. He was able to stand in the eternal flames of God and live.
He was the only lamb who was immortal, who could stand in the eternal burning fire of the presence of God without being burned up.
"Tophet" means "place of fire" - the place at the southeast end of the valley of Hinnon, where the garbage dump fire was. When Christ was crucified in the north, outside the city, He never suffered this humiliating death in a garbage dump.

Sanctuary Symbols
Let us look at the sanctuary symbols to discover the meaning of the concepts of "forever" and "continual".

Everlasting Punishment Or Everlasting Punishing?
How long will this fire last? So far we have learned that the fires of Hell will burn sometime in the future after the final judgment. We also learned that the fire is a result of the presence of God. It was not designed specifically to punish the wicked. God is ready to physically reveal Himself and the wicked cannot survive in His presence. But how long will the wicked be burning?

Our God is eternal. So the fire of His Glory will last forever. And the consuming fire for the destruction of the wicked issues from God - out of His eternal fire. But, it will continue "consuming the wicked" only as long as they last. Remember the continual burnt offering and the eternal fire in the sanctuary. The eternal fire will never go out because it is the nature of God. But the animal was burned up until it turned to ashes.

God's "everlasting Judgment Fire" was prepared for the devil and his angels. It is everlasting.

"Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels" (Matthew 25: 41 )
It Lasts One Day?. "Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of hosts, send among his fat ones leanness; and under his glory he shall kindle a burning like the burning of a fire. And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briars in one day; And shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul and body: and they shall be as when a standard bearer faints. And the rest of the trees of his forest shall be few, that a child may write them." (Isaiah 10:16 -19)
The fire lasts one day. If it is prophetic time then it lasts one year? But will people be suffering for one year? Will God keep us artificially alive to suffer for this long? No. We have the testimony of the mercy of God, and the evidence also suggests that we are not thrown alive into the fire.

The Wicked Are Dead. Now this is the plague with which the Lord will strike all the peoples who have gone to war against Jerusalem, their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, and their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongue will rot in their mouth. (Zechariah 14: 12)
Remember that the wicked surround the New Jerusalem and attack the city in the battle of Armageddon. This verse suggests that they will melt on the spot. Then they are thrown in the lake of fire.
And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. (Revelation 20: 15)
Eternal Death Or Eternally Dying?
The earth and the Heavens (the ouranos or the earth's atmosphere) will pass away. The wicked are consumed, burned up in the second, final, eternal death from which there will be no further resurrection.

In this manner, it is eternal death, but not eternally dying. The Bible tells us that sorrow, and pain, and suffering will be done away with one day when all evil and sin is destroyed, and there will be a new heaven and new earth, free from sin and the effects of sin.

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens (ouranos) shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are in it shall be burned up." (2 Peter 3: 10)

Satan Is Alive?. And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever. (Revelation 20: 10)
This seems to say that at least Satan will suffer forever? So let us look at other places where God used this term forever and everlasting.

How Long Is Forever?
We will show that the words everlasting and forever mean the following.

The Eternal Fires Of Sodom And Gomorrah
"Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire." (Jude 1: 7)
How can Sodom and Gomorrah be suffering eternal fire when the place is not burning now?

"And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an example to those that after should live ungodly. (2 Peter 2: 6)

Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed when "fire and brimstone" rained down upon them by God. They were "an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire". Are Sodom and Gomorrah still burning literal Israel today? No. Just as the Bible says, they were turned "into ashes" making them an example of God's judgment on wickedness.
So, the "eternal fire" can end, and "forever" means until the object stops burning when it becomes ashes.

Tormented Day And Night Forever?
And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever. (Revelation 20: 10)
It is clear, Satan will be tormented day and night forever. So, is there a time when day and night will end? Yes.

And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever. (Revelation 22: 5)
Satan ceases to exist when day and night kind of time ceases to exist. Day and night time ends when the new earth is created! So the torment ends when the new earth is created. Therefore, the wicked will burn while day and night exists. Day and night and the old earth will pass away and the torment of the wicked ends.
Day and Night Time Day
Second Coming Millennium Third Coming War Heaven
Wicked DieFirst
Saints JudgeSatan bound on Earth Second
Final Judgment Armageddon Hell Fire

No More Suffering
"And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Look, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, [and be] their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." (Revelation 21:1-4)

The old things are gone, forever. There will be no more suffering. The wicked will not suffer. The righteous will not be suffering as they think about loved ones who are being tortured forever.

Burned Up Forever
If wicked men will "burn forever" (as in eternally burn, but not burn up) - then how could they be "ashes under the soles of your feet" - under the feet of God's people.

Reduced To Ashes
The Bible says that Satan and the wicked people will be reduced to ashes.

Logically, if they become ashes and we can walk on them then the fires of hell will go out. And, the earth is the place that becomes hell for a short time before it is recreated.

How long does this burning last? I do not know. People are probably thrown in dead. Hopefully it will be over within one second. God has no pleasure with the death of the wicked. Why would he torture them for a long time as a reminder? Even we do not do this to our own species, and God says that He is more just and compassionate than humans.

Contradictions Explained
There are some ambiguous (confusing) verses on the subject of this study. But, if we look at them in harmony with other scriptures, letting the Bible provide its own commentary, many of these questions resolve themselves.

Unquenchable Fire and Immortal Worms
Speaking of Gehenna hell, Mark calls it a place ...
where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched. (Mark 9: 48)
Eternal Punishment
Fire The next texts are supposed to show that Hell is a place of eternal fire and punishment Matthew 3:12 (Unquenchable Fire), Matthew 5:22, Matthew 18:8-9 (fiery hell), Matthew 25:41, Jude 7 (Eternal Fire), Revelation 20:15 (Lake of Fire ) Matthew 25:46 (Eternal Punishment)
My answer is, "Yes they are punished forever in a fiery place". That is exactly what these verses says. But the fire goes out.
In God's view, the ideal is to live forever with Him. Therefore, death is an eternal punishment because He has the power to give you life and He will not do it. So when He refuses to raise you from the dead, you are in effect still being punished by Him.

Gehenna is a garbage dump that was continually burning because new material was added to it. The old material is burned up.

The Immortal Worm. Human bodies are not composed of worms or maggots. Maggots come from an external source to feed on dead bodies. The worms that feed on the dead in gehenna do not die because they are not a part of the body. They are actually kept alive by your dead body. They survive your death and move on to the next dead carcass, but they will also die. They bible does not say that the worms will never die. So we have a picture of maggots feeding on your body until it is gone, but they continue to exist.
Earth: A Garbage Dump. Prophetically, the garbage dump of Gehenna is both the grave where all the dead are eaten by maggots and it is the earth during the millennium where the wicked dead are unburied and eaten by maggots. Earth becomes a great garbage dump. Unquenchable hell fire comes after they are resurrected and condemned.

The Fire. ... He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire. (Matthew 3: 12)
The fires are unquenchable because they will never be put out until they run out of fuel. God will not put it out, the wicked cannot put it out and there is no celestial fire department that will come to their rescue. The burning chaff is burned up.

Conscious After Death?
Fire The following texts are used to prove that the dead are conscious after death Matthew 13:41-42, Matthew 8:12 (weeping and gnashing their teeth), Numbers 16:30 (the wicked are sent to the grave alive), Revelation 14:9-10 (thrown into a tormenting fire)
But these texts only show they are conscious when they are sent to their death. Nothing in the text says that they are dead first and then we hear the screams of suffering.
Even before their punishment begins, they will go screaming, crying weeping, protesting, angry because they have just realized all that they have lost. They have just been faced with the big picture. Their anger even causes them to go to war with God.
Consciousness After Death?
Most of Christianity believes that hell is eternal, conscious punishment where the wicked dead live forever in constant torment and torture. Here are a few of the scriptures used, with a response.
The response is based on the following reasoning:

What is the scriptural basis for this? It is explained in detail above.

The Parable Of Lazarus And The Rich Man.
The parable about a rich man who was never kind to the poor beggar at the gate supports the belief that our fates are sealed after we die and that the law and prophets are God's methods of warning the wicked about their future.
It also does not contradict the erroneous belief that we go to heaven or hell immediately after death and that the wicked are punished forever in hell and that the dead could talk to the living. So it appears to support a contradiction.
Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried. In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried out and said, "Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame." (Luke 16: 22-24)
This is a warning about the reversal of fortunes after the judgment.

Jesus The Parables of Jesus: The Gentiles Receive The Covenant
The story of the rich man and Lazarus is a parable about the Jews and their spreading of the Gospel to the Gentiles.

Everlasting Punishment
"And these shall go into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal." (Matthew 25: 46)
Jesus' words in Matthew 25:46 bother some. They wonder about the term "everlasting punishment". Whatever this punishment is, will it last eternally? The Bible tells us what that punishment is:
"For the wages of sin is death." (Romans 6: 23)
So Jesus was simply saying that the second death would be "everlasting".
It will never be broken by a resurrection. You will remain dead forever.
"Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;" (2 Thessalonians 1:9)
Again, in harmony with other scripture, this does not mean destruction that is occurring forever, but rather, a destruction that once occurred, is everlasting.

» Confusion. Finally I ask these logical questions because the sequence of events is confusing in some beliefs.

The Degree Of Punishment
Our reward and punishment will be based on our deeds and use of opportunity and responsibilities. Whether or not this translates into more time in the fire or hotter flames we do not know. However, the amount of punishment we receive will be proportional to the amount of evil that we have done.

HeavenNew JerusalemThe new earth becomes the new house of God
Land sea Leviathan
Sheol (the grave, death)
Earth becomes hell for a short time when it is destroyed

The Eschatology Of Death And Hell
The concepts of death and hell are two major beliefs that have been universally corrupted by Satan. A comparison of all the beliefs reveal some common similarities.

Through the messages of the popular culture this final generation is being taught the same things by Hollywood. These concepts must be taught to those who are not exposed to them through false religion, so Hollywood is Satan's indoctrination unit. It is meant to make us reject God as a sadistic tyrant, to reject the concept of absolute right and wrong and to accept our personal efforts as our only hope. There are no demons to fear or reject because good cannot exist without evil. We can cooperate with them to achieve the greater good.
But there is evil, there are absolutes and the perfect good will exist when evil is eradicated. Hell fire is its end.

Everyone needs to learn this evil eschatology because we will all be forced to make a quick decision in the future. Satan hopes that you will believe that you can cooperate with demons and that you can evolve super powers to fight the narrow minded, sadistic God.
After the third coming the evil nations of Gog and Magog (evil angels and evil people) will cooperate with Satan to try and attack God. Before the Second Coming they will also cooperate with Satan to try and attack the people of God.
When he reveals himself, Satan does not have the time to give them a lesson on his plans and what he wants them to believe is possible. Humans are too unpredictable. He has been teaching them through the major religions. And he is also teaching them now through Hollywood. The television and entertainment industries are a major component of Satan's final warfare. They are his propaganda militia. The American culture is its greatest global export. This infection is part of the final apostasy.
And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every unclean spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. "For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies." (Revelation 18: 2, 3)

Unfortunately, Satan's plans will succeed. No, not the published plan to take over the city of God. Satan knows that he will never defeat God. Satan's ultimate plan is to destroy as many human beings as possible. If he can trick them into their own self destruction and to cooperate with him, then he will be pleased.

When Love Fails
It seems impossible that the Love of God could not reach some. How did the wicked get to this state given the incredible love and forbearance of God? The lake of fire was originally made for the devil and his angels, not for humans.
Satan's Reward. Then He will say to those on His left, "Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels." (Matthew 25: 41)
God has promised that neither the accusations of angels, nor our sins will stop Him from forgiving us.
Inseparable! For I am convinced that neither death nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor heights, nor depths, nor any created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8: 38-39)
So how did they separate from Him and end up there? How did God's love fail?
He did not separate from them. His love did not fail. They chose to alienate themselves from God when they hated Him without a cause and chose to attach themselves to Satan and join forces with the legions of darkness.

» Universalism. Some claim that if He exists, the loving God will save everyone. This ignores the testimony of God.

Death And Hell Destroyed
Death and hell will not be immortalized forever. They will cease to exist when they are destroyed in the lake of fire.
The last enemy that will be abolished is death. (1 Corinthians 15: 26)
Then death and Hell were thrown into the Lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. (Revelation 20: 14)

Finally, this is when hell freezes over.

Study to show yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.   2 Timothy 2: 15 Time: 60 minutes
Print: 12 pages
Copyright   Updated : February 8, 2005. 2009
Author: Laverna Patterson. Editor: Patterson (January 2008)
Hell fire, a twisted truth untangled. by Joe Crews, creator of "Amazing Facts".
★ Some of the explanation in the Parable of Jesus is from Doug Bachelor of "Amazing Facts".