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This video, and the recording that made it famous, have been
making the rounds on the Internet since 2002 with this video made
around 2004. Its a scary sound...the voices of the condemned in Hell,
screaming in agony. But it is? Is this what Hell will sound like? This,
I imagine...and much worse. But, this isn't it. Listen to the audio tape
on the video, and think about the lost souls awaiting the Great White
Throne Judgment and their final destination in the Lake of Fire. I am
including snippets of the email I received (which would usually be
found in FROM THE MAILBAG. But, because of the associated audio
tape in the YouTube video, I included it here so you would have the
benefit of hearing what the person who originated the
email was talking about.

From fdewaay@*******.com: "A geological group who drilled a hole about 14.4 kilometers (9 miles) deep in the crust of the Earth are saying they heard human screams. Screams have been heard from the condemned souls from Earth's deepest hole. Terrified scientists are afraid they have let loose the evil powers of Hell up to the Earth's surface..." (Most scientists are either atheists or agnostics and don't believe in either Heaven or hell.) "...After they drilled several kilometers through the Earth's crust, the drill bit began to rotate wildly." The scientists, the writer said, surmised "...that the deep center of the Earth is hollow." The writer of the email asked me: "Is this true?" What I believe the writer meant was: "Can this be possible?"

In the email reply I said: First: do souls have vocal cords? I don't think so. While it is true that Jesus Christ will judge the world during the Sheeps & Goats Judgment just outside the East Gate of Jerusalem during the 45 day period between the Battle of Armageddon and the commencement of the Millennium, those who have accepted the Mark of the Beast will be cast into Hades (GeHenna), which will open in the Valley of Hinnon (or, more correctly, in the Valley of the Sons of Hinnon) at the base of the hill below the East Gate. (Lev. 16:4; Isa. 30:33; Jer. 19:2; Dan. 12:11-13; Jn. 5:22. 27; Rev. 11:3, 12.6)

When God surrendered Jerusalem for judgment to Nebuchadnezzar, the Bible tells us He left the city by way of the East Gate and stood on the Mount of Olives before ascending to Heaven (Ezek. 11:23). When Christ entered Jerusalem for the last time before His crucifixion, He entered through the East Gate as an atonement for sin (Jn. 12:12). After His resurrection, He left Jerusalem for the last time through the East Gate and went to the Mount of Olives where He ascended to Heaven. His ascension was witnessed. The East Gate plays a key role in both the salvation of the saved and the judgment of the lost.

However, while that event has not yet happened, we know there is a temporary repository of the souls of the lost, since the souls of the saved go immediately to be with Christ in Heaven. The question which begs an answer is, are the souls of those who died in sin trapped in GeHennna, the portal to which is found in the Valley of Hinnon below the East Gate in Jerusalem?

Since we know from Scripture that when the Sheeps & Goats Judgment takes place, and the entrance to Hades opens at the base of the hill below the East Gate, those who have accepted the Mark of the Beast will be cast into Hell from that spot, I expect the SOULS of those who died in sin prior to this future event are already being held there. Their BODIES, complete with the vocal cords that emit sound, remain in their physical burial places awaiting the resurrection at which time their bodies will be reunited with their souls and all condemned people, living and dead, will face the Great White Throne Judgment. Those lifeless bodies do not speak with an audible voice nor, I suspect, do their souls. I do not doubt for a moment that those burning souls are screaming in anguish, but no human ear can hear them.

But for argument's sake, let's concede just for a moment that lost souls in Hades have an audible voice. How far does the sound of that voice reach before the sound waves break up and no sound remains? if the writer was correct, then a mother calling a young child to dinner who is playing anywhere in the neighborhood need only go to the back door and call out, "Johnny, come and get washed up for dinner..." and wherever he was in the neighborhood, he will hear her voice and come home. We know that's not true. At times, the sound of your voice does not carry from one side of your home to the other. Yet the host of the audio tape images that the human voice—or millions of them—will carry at least 9 miles.

The diameter of the earth is 12,756.2 kilometers, or 7,901 miles. The midpoint, or center of the Earth, is about 3,900 miles or 6,378.1 kilometers, not 14.4 kilometers. Now, let's suppose that the bore hole drilled by the scientists in Siberia did encounter an "open space" at about 8 or 9 miles or so into the crust of the Earth, and a wailing sound was emitted as the bit broke through into whatever "pocket" existed at that level at that particular spot in Siberia. We know they did not hit "the hollow center of the Earth." What they hit was more than likely as gas pocket of some type that may or may not have been methane. Escaping gas can create the wailing sound heard on the audio video. Have you ever filled a child's balloon with air, then pulled the lip tightly together, allowing only a minute amount of air to escape? What happens? You create a squealing sound that is caused by the escaping "gas." Escaping gas from a bore hole could sound like lost, wailing souls.

I don't want to burst anyone's balloon...but what we are hearing on this audio is not the voices of those trapped in Hell. What we heard, I suspect, was gas escaping from a pocket about 8 to 9 miles into the crust of the Earth. But don't dismiss the wailing sounds just yet. Listen to them again because that's probably very close to the sounds the lost will hear when they are cast into GeHenna at the Sheeps & Goats Judgment. I can't think of a better time to ask yourself this question: is that a sound you want to hear for the rest of eternity as your soul burns, and your wails mingle with cries of anguish you will hear forever?


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