As the World Turns
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The death of the wicked by fire is called "hell fire" and will take place after God's people have searched the record books and made sure that God was fair in not bringing them to heaven.
Explorations and Discussions: What is Hell?
Read Revelation 19 which describes Jesus' coming in cartoon form. (Remember that John the Revelator was given visions "in cartoon form" so that what he wrote down would pass the inspection of prison guards and be circulated among the Christian believers.)
Read Revelation 20 which tells what happens following the 2nd coming of Jesus.
Read Ezekiel 33:11--God has no pleasure in the death of the wicked.
Summary: After Jesus takes those who love Him to heaven, they
will be given an assignment--to judge the wicked. Why?