The horror of hell and planting churches

lamentations FBWe are familiar with the idea of separation. We’ve all experienced it at one time or another.

Jesus taught that at the end of this age there is going to be a separation.  According to Jesus, this world is not going to continue forever.  There will be a supernatural end, a cataclysmic event, a universal conclusion to this present age.  Jesus called this “the Son of Man coming in his glory”.  Jesus, who first came into our world as a baby born in humble circumstances, will return again as the all-powerful King, who sits in judgment over the nations of the world.  Then there will be a separation between what Jesus refers to as goats and the sheep.  Those that belong to Christ, the sheep, the King welcomes them into his kingdom.  To the goats, those who have rejected Christ, the King says the exact opposite: to depart from him “into the eternal fire” of “eternal punishment”. (cf. Matthew 25:31-32, 41, 46)

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