You Got to Go Through Hell Before You Get to Heaven

Last night I was teaching out of the Book of First Peter and a few times in that book Peter states that we as followers of Christ should expect to suffer.

“Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy”. 1 Peter 12-13 NKJV

Or, in other words…

“You’ve got to go through hell before you get to heaven.” – Bible or Not?

Is this quote from the Bible? Is it even a Biblical principle? You tell me…

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