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Does Hell Exist?
Hell is the inability or lack of desire to repent.
One of the reasons we are here on Earth is to
learn how to repent
comes to those who haven't repented of their sins or misdeeds. Although men can overcome spiritual death through the atonement of Jesus Christ and through repentance, if they choose not to, they remain spiritually dead and that is
Not repenting means a man or woman lacks spiritual growth that brings them back into God's presence. See
for what repentance does to sin. See
1 John 3:1-24
to understand how repentance or purifying oneself from sin brings men and women back into God's presence.
Under this definition, Hell exists only as a redefinition of already existent words. It is defining Hell into existence.
Lack of desire to repent, implies there is something to repent for. Anecdotally many people show no desire to repent and lead what they would describe as enjoyable happy lives. Therefore it is not consistent with the religious definition of hell.