God's Judgment: WHY and HOW, Part 3

Review / Introduction:

Judgment is Horrific. (Nahum 2)

  1. The Battle is going to be horrific. (Nahum 2:1-5)
  2. The Devastation is going to be horrific. (Nahum 2:6-10)
  3. The Fall is going to be horrific. (Nahum 2:11-13)

The Truth about Hell

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Hell is a Place

Matthew 8:12 - thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 10:28 - And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Hell is a Place of Torment...

Revelation 20:15 - And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

Hell is a Place of Torment of Varying Degrees...

Matthew 11:24 - But I tell you that it will be more tolerable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom than for you.

Hell is a Place of Torment of Varying Degrees that Lasts Forever...

Matthew 25:46 - these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.

Hell is a Place of Torment of Varying Degrees that Lasts Forever which we all Deserve...

Romans 3:23for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God

Hell is a Place of Torment of Varying Degrees that Lasts Forever which we all Deserve but God DOES NOT want us going there.

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Nahum 2

  1. Based on cartoons, jokes, and old myths - what are some unbiblical ideas about hell that you have seen / heard?

  2. Why are more and more people, even in the "evangelical church", denying the doctrine of hell, despite what the Bible says?

  3. Paraphrase Nahum 2 in a sentence or two. Why would such a prophecy about Nineveh be preserved for US in God's Word? Why does God want us to know this?

  4. What was your big "take-away" from this message / passage?

Breakout Questions:

Pray for one another!