After we die and go to Heaven or Hell, do we stay there forever?

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The thing that scared me the most after I die is eternity. Whether I go to Heaven or Hell. The thing with Heaven is that I may go, but will continuously sinning in Heaven get you sent to Hell? On the otherhand, if you get sent to Hell, is there a way to redeem yourself in order to get to Heaven, or is it truly an eternity of Hell?
 
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Hell isn't forever. The forever part is once you're consumed by fire and gone, you're gone forever.

You're in heaven, w/Jesus forever, if you make it there.

According to Scripture.

Side note: Can you imagine serving a God that would let you burn forever, despite your sins only lasting your lifetime?!?? Plus He'd be proving Himself to be a liar, when he stated that "The wages of sin is death."
 
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That's the scariest thing about death for me... It's like when you die, is there complete darkness? Do you float through the sky? So many questions that can never be answered. & NOBODY knows until you're gone. It's truly terrifying. I'm trying to accept that it's apart of life.
 
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The thing that scared me the most after I die is eternity. Whether I go to Heaven or Hell. The thing with Heaven is that I may go, but will continuously sinning in Heaven get you sent to Hell? On the otherhand, if you get sent to Hell, is there a way to redeem yourself in order to get to Heaven, or is it truly an eternity of Hell?

Well from a Christian point of view, Heaven and Hell are permanent states of being. The Bible says it is appointed unto men to die and upon death judgment. You can't change your destination after death although I think Catholics have a slightly different view that you spend some time in purgatory and the prayer of loved ones can change your final destination. Can the Catholics on LSA correct me on this.

Anyway from a strictly protestant view, hell and heaven are forever. Also you can't sin in heaven. When you get to heaven you are a spiritual being with no earthly body or mentality. Sin is a result of our earthly bodily desires clashing with our spiritual being. When you die, the body dies as well and with it your sinful nature. Well that is the little I gleaned from Sunday School.
 
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That's the scariest thing about death for me... It's like when you die, is there complete darkness? Do you float through the sky? So many questions that can never be answered. & NOBODY knows until you're gone. It's truly terrifying. I'm trying to accept that it's apart of life.

Yes! That is the part that scares me the most - is there complete darkness. Is there self knowledge that you have passed on and can never return. Do you still retain knowledge of your loved ones and past life?
 
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The thing that scared me the most after I die is eternity. Whether I go to Heaven or Hell. The thing with Heaven is that I may go, but will continuously sinning in Heaven get you sent to Hell? On the otherhand, if you get sent to Hell, is there a way to redeem yourself in order to get to Heaven, or is it truly an eternity of Hell?

How can anyone answer that question? Once you're dead you're dead. You can't come back and tell people about where you are and what you're doing and anyone attempting to answer this question is merely speculating as there is NO proof.
 
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Sin, & all of the origins of sin (the satans/demons/fallen angels) are going to be destroyed in the same lake of fire that the reprobate & unrepentant are going to be thrown into. Once judgement is complete, it will literally be impossible to sin because it won't exist anymore. We'll be totally free.
 
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Wherever you go after Yashaya comes back is eternal....

You will be like the angels living in unity with Yah and the rest of his kingdom or cut off from the kingdom where there’s weeping and knashing of the teeth....

The Bible says...study to show thyself approved. Blessings.
 
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Sin, & all of the origins of sin (the satans/demons/fallen angels) are going to be destroyed in the same lake of fire that the reprobate & unrepentant are going to be thrown into. Once judgement is complete, it will literally be impossible to sin because it won't exist anymore. We'll be totally free.

So is this a physical lake of fire? If so, how can that fire destroy a spirit? I'll answer that. It can't
 
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For those saying we'll never know, don't understand the bible (I didn't get it myself for a long time). To answer your question OP, neither the current heaven nor hell are permanent. They'll both be destroyed by God after Jesus' final battle with Satan.

Then God will have his final judgement on all the people who've sinned and refused salvation. They will be thrown into the the lake of fire along with Satan, the false prophet, the beast and Hell it's self. The lake of fire is their final destination.

And those who've accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior will live with him forever, not in Heaven, but on the new Earth he'll create.
Rev 20.
 
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So is this a physical lake of fire? If so, how can that fire destroy a spirit? I'll answer that. It can't

The lake of fire is a REAL place. But it's not in this dimension. When God made humans He created us with a Body, a Soul and a Spirit. Out body can only survive in this dimension but our spirit/soul, although trapped in our body can operate in the spirit realm (where God, the Angels, Satan, demons and the lake of fire are).

So once our body dies, our Spirit and Soul continues to live because we are eternal beings. And that part of a person can be sent to the lake of fire to be tormented forever.
 
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So is this a physical lake of fire? If so, how can that fire destroy a spirit? I'll answer that. It can't

Do you know what spirits are made of? Why wouldn't they be able to be destroyed by an element that can destroy pretty much anything even in the natural realm? We're all going to be tried by the Holy, Heavenly fire that destroys any unclean thing. I'm assuming that that same Holy fire that will burn the darkness (for lack of better phrasing) of this world off of those who make it into heaven will simply consume those who have no light.
 
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The lake of fire is a REAL place. But it's not in this dimension. When God made humans He created us with a Body, a Soul and a Spirit. Out body can only survive in this dimension but our spirit/soul, although trapped in our body can operate in the spirit realm (where God, the Angels, Satan, demons and the lake of fire are).

So once our body dies, our Spirit and Soul continues to live because we are eternal beings. And that part of a person can be sent to the lake of fire to be tormented forever.

And you've visited this realm? You know all of this to be facts? NO, you don't. You're going off of word of mouth and a book that was written so long ago it can't even be authenticated.

As I stated in my original post. NO ONE CAN SAY WHAT HAPPENS TO A PERSON WHEN THEY DIE BECAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW. Now, you can decide to believe whatever you want but don't say you know for certain because the bible tells you so. That's not facts.
 
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Do you know what spirits are made of? Why wouldn't they be able to be destroyed by an element that can destroy pretty much anything even in the natural realm? We're all going to be tried by the Holy, Heavenly fire that destroys any unclean thing. I'm assuming that that same Holy fire that will burn the darkness (for lack of better phrasing) of this world off of those who make it into heaven will simply consume those who have no light.

When a person dies they leave their physical body and only their essence or spirit is left. How can you burn a spirit? It's nothing but energy. You don't make sense because at the end of the day we are all "unclean". You people assume that just because you decide to believe something that makes it true. The idea of heaven is no more true than Santa Claus or the Easter bunny because it hasn't been proven beyond a doubt.
 
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When a person dies they leave their physical body and only their essence or spirit is left. How can you burn a spirit? It's nothing but energy. You don't make sense because at the end of the day we are all "unclean". You people assume that just because you decide to believe something that makes it true. The idea of heaven is no more true than Santa Claus or the Easter bunny because it hasn't been proven beyond a doubt.

So, you believe that spirits exist, but don't believe that anything that can destroy them exists? Okay.
 
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And you've visited this realm? You know all of this to be facts? NO, you don't. You're going off of word of mouth and a book that was written so long ago it can't even be authenticated.

As I stated in my original post. NO ONE CAN SAY WHAT HAPPENS TO A PERSON WHEN THEY DIE BECAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW. Now, you can decide to believe whatever you want but don't say you know for certain because the bible tells you so. That's not facts.

Yes, I can believe whatever I want, and what I wrote is where I stand. You are a spirit and as such, you're free to make the choice to believe what the bible says or reject it.

I have no power to force anything on you.Nor would I want to. In the end the entire human race will know personally for themselves whether the Bible is speaking the truth or not. So there's nothing to argue about. Either it's true for you and you meet your destination, Or it false for you, and you meet your destination.
 
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The thing that scared me the most after I die is eternity. Whether I go to Heaven or Hell. The thing with Heaven is that I may go, but will continuously sinning in Heaven get you sent to Hell? On the otherhand, if you get sent to Hell, is there a way to redeem yourself in order to get to Heaven, or is it truly an eternity of Hell?

I believe in some denominations Hell is supposed to be just a temporary state of cleansing, others obviously believe it is permanent. And with heaven I think the idea is supposed to be permanence as well, since God cannot be exposed to sin so there’s no chance of that happening.

It’s hard to comprehend “eternity” in a place where time is finite. Supposedly on the other side, there is no time. Past, present and future are all happening at once.
 
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Yes, I can believe whatever I want, and what I wrote is where I stand. You are a spirit and as such, you're free to make the choice to believe what the bible says or reject it.

I have no power to force anything on you.Nor would I want to. In the end the entire human race will know personally for themselves whether the Bible is speaking the truth or not. So there's nothing to argue about. Either it's true for you and you meet your destination, Or it false for you, and you meet your destination.

Let me reiterate this for you like I just did for the other poster. My issue is with you saying you know certain things for facts when you don't. Just because you believe a thing does not make it a fact.
 
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Reading your responses, I do not believe you will be satisfied with any explanation/interpretation you are given, so just wait it out and see for yourself.

If you actually read my responses then you wouldn't have made this comment. Real reading is fundamental, SMH. I said......my issue isn't with what a person believes. I find issues with people stating things as if they were facts instead of beliefs.

You can't say what happens after you die with certainty because you don't know, do you? Now, when I do die and IF these things are true then so be it but an explanation/interpretation is not FACTS. What part aren't you getting?
 

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