What about purgatory?
The Bible is silent on this issue. It is a fabrication of tradition. The Bible says that Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And anyone not found in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire. Revelation 20:15, NKJV. So the wicked are destroyed by the lake of fire. The Bible does not describe a purgatory; neither are people burning in hell forever. If Hades is cast into the lake of fire, and Hades means hell or hell fire, why cast something that is burning into something that is burning?
Hell fire is the lake of fire that burns up disease, decay, death and the grave. But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up. 2 Peter 3:10, NKJV.
So where does this fire come from?
What else is in the Bible?
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