Is hell real? Is hell eternal?

It is interesting that a much higher percentage of people believe in the existence of heaven than believe in the existence of hell. According to the Bible, though, hell is just as real as heaven. The Bible clearly and explicitly teaches that hell is a real place to which the wicked/unbelieving are sent after death. We have all sinned against God (Romans 3:23). The just punishment for that sin is death (Romans 6:23). Since all of our sin is ultimately against God (Psalm 51:4), and since God is an infinite and eternal Being, the punishment for sin, death, must also be infinite and eternal. Hell is this infinite and eternal death which we have earned because of our sin.
The punishment of the wicked dead in hell is described throughout Scripture as “eternal fire” (Matthew 25:41), “unquenchable fire” (Matthew 3:12), “shame and everlasting contempt” (Daniel 12:2), a place where “the fire is not quenched” (Mark 9:44-49), a place of “torment” and “fire” (Luke 16:23-24), “everlasting destruction” (2 Thessalonians 1:9), a place where “the smoke of torment rises forever and ever” (Revelation 14:10-11), and a “lake of burning sulfur” where the wicked are “tormented day and night forever and ever” (Revelation 20:10).

The punishment of the wicked in hell is as never ending as the bliss of the righteous in heaven. Jesus Himself indicates that punishment in hell is just as everlasting as life in heaven (Matthew 25:46). The wicked are forever subject to the fury and the wrath of God. Those in hell will acknowledge the perfect justice of God (Psalm 76:10). Those who are in hell will know that their punishment is just and that they alone are to blame (Deuteronomy 32:3-5). Yes, hell is real. Yes, hell is a place of torment and punishment that lasts forever and ever, with no end. Praise God that, through Jesus, we can escape this eternal fate (John 3:16, 18, 36).

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Hemp: A Study

The history of hemp cultivation is as old as the history of civilization. Hemp is an annual herb, in India it is grown in the higher altitude specially in the Himalayan region. Hemp is the male plant of cannabis family which is rich in fiber and contain important elements having nutritional and medicinal value.
Hemp is the term for high-growing industrial varieties of the Cannabis sativa.

Products includes Fiber, Oil, and Seeds.

Hemp is refined into products such as Hemp Seed Oil, Wax, Rope, Cloth, Pulp, Paper and Fuel.

  • Internationally, Hemp production is estimated to be around 0.1 million tons annually.
  • Allowing Indian farmers to cultivate hemp will give them a stake in the 1.5 million hemp industry. Currently dominated by China, France, and Germany.
  • Legalizing the plant could create an industrial hemp textile market in India that could be valued at an estimated Rs. 240 million.
  • $ 1.5 trillion global economy.

Environmental point of view  –

  • Hemp is naturally occurring plant which required less land as compared to cotton or silk.
  • Hemp plant don’t required any pesticide and increase the fertility of soil.
  • The product obtained from hemp is purely eco-friendly, healthy and safe for use Major

Opportunities and Challenges

  • Health and Food-Opportunities

• Increasing recognition of the nutritional and health properties of hemp, including the presence of many different bioactive ingredients in hempseed that have shown promise in disease prevention and reduction.

• Emerging markets, such as pet foods and products, and gluten-free products.

• The rapidly expanding market for natural, organic personal care products.
Health and Food – Challenges

Lack of clinical research specifically on the health benefits of hemp seed and oil.

The need to educate the public about the reality of THC in hemp products.

Fiber and Industrial Oil – Opportunities

There is a world of new and emerging markets, driven by the increasing viability of substituting hemp-based bio products for petroleum-based products, based on emerging technology platforms and the increasing costs of fossil fuels. There are numerous short, medium and long-term opportunities for hemp-based products to make significant inroads in these markets.

Emerging processing technologies are unlocking new industrial applications. With domestic commercial processing of bast fibers expected to come online in 2009, a whole range of natural fiber applications are enabled. Similarly, new product applications are being brought to commercialization.

There is increasing market demand for environmentally conscious products. Hemp has promising applications in a wide range of green building products, and the substitute of hemp-based products for fossil fuel-based products will deliver significant environmental benefits.

With the market for hemp seed products expanding, there are increasing amounts of hemp fiber and herd available for industrial purposes.