FAQ: Why Would God Send Anyone to Hell?

Warm up Question

What is hell?

Discussion Questions

What is the purpose of hell?
Who goes to hell?
Is hell eternal?
How does hell relate to the following?
God’s justice
God’s glory
Jesus on the cross
Jesus as judge
Do people choose to go to hell?

Related Scriptures

Deut 32:4; Ps 18:30; Eccl 3:17; Isa 24:21–22; 66:24; Jer 7:30–32; 32:35; Dan 12:2; Matt 5:29–30; 10:28; 13:40–42; 18:8–9; 23:33; 25:4, 41, 46; Mark 9:42–48; Luke 8:31; 12:4–5; John 3:36; 5:22, 28–29; Rom 2:16; 3:23; 6:23; 2 Cor 5:10; Col 1:16; 
2 Thess 1:5–10; Jas 1:13–16; 2 Pet 2:4–9; 3:7; 1 John 1:5; Rev 20:11–15; 21:8

Additional Resources

  • Jerry Walls: The connection between grace and hell
  • William Lane Craig: Q&A - What is hell? Can a good God be compatible with the reality of hell?
  • Greg Koukl: Is hell unjust?
  • N.T. Wright: What Is Hell Like? Does It Even Exist?
  • N.T. Wright: Where Is Hell Located?

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