The Bible is very descriptive of the intense pain of Hell, and torment (Luke 16:23-28; experienced by the ungodly after death. Hell is not a mere psychological or emotional distress, some would suggest, but actual physical agony, for eternity.
and no wonder,For Satan himself transforms himself in to an angel of light. do not wonder after the beast or receive the mark upon your forehead or in you hands.
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
'To him was given the key of the shaft of the bottomless pit ... and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke .. The smoke of their torment ascends up forever and ever; and they have no rest day nor night."
Revelation 9:1, 2; 14:11
What will hell be like? First of all, it will be total separation from God (Mat. 25:41; 2 Thes. 1:9) It will be a place of misery and pain, where only the wicked will reside. And it will be eternal. There will be no escape, "No Exit."
Throughout the Old and New Testaments, hell was described as a place of fire and burning. This "bottomless pit" is a "great furnace" in "outer darkness" (Mat. 8:12; 22:13), covered with a "mist of blackness (or, darkness)" (2 Pet. 2:17; Jude 13). "There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth." (Mat. 18:41, 42; Luke 13:28)
14 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." (John 14:6)
Scripture teaches that the spirits of men are fully conscious after separation from the body at death.
a. They can speak.
Isaiah 14:9-11; Ezekiel 32:21
b. They can cry.
Matthew 8:11, 12; Matthew 13:42, 50; Matthew 22:13
Luke 16:24-31; 13:28; Revelation 6:9-11
c. They can hear.
John 5:25; 1 Peter 3:18-20; 4:6
d. They can see.
Luke 16:23; John 8:51-54, 56
They can feel pain.
f. They have memory.
John 3:16King James Version (KJV)
16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that
whosoever believeth in him
should not perish, but have everlasting life
Matthew 22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
Mark 10:21 Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
John 8:42 Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I
proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.
John 3:3-7King James Version (KJV)
3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily
, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of
4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he
is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?
5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water
and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.