“23 Minutes in Hell” by Bill Wiese

A review from one of our readers, Loretta Martin:
Walking past the book section of Wal-Mart the other day, I noticed a book with a title that caught my eye: “23 Minutes in Hell” by Bill Wiese.
Being a big believer in heaven, and having reading some pretty compelling testimonials of some people who have “visited” there, I immediately grabbed it so I could read about people who have “visited” the other side.

I figure it stands to reason, if God is giving some people a glimpse of the happy hereafter, certainly he would give some others a glimpse of the dark side so they could compare the two and decide for themselves where they’d rather spend eternity.
It seems to me he wants believers to preach the Gospel and convince the sinners that sinning is something they just don’t want to do.
Anyway, in addition to describing hell, the book tries to answer some of the many questions that people might ask of someone who has been there and returned, such as, “Is hell a burning place?” “Where is hell?” “Are there degrees of punishment in hell?” “Do ‘good’ people go to hell?” The answers certainly seemed plausible, especially since there is a lot of Scripture to back them up.
As a result of reading this book, I intend to look for some of the other books on this subject — books the author has listed to back up his experience. Whether or not you choose to believe his experience, it’s a fascinating read.

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2 Responses to “23 Minutes in Hell” by Bill Wiese

  1. Constance says:

    An even better book is called Jesus Is No Joke: An Unlikely Witness Who Saw Jesus by Heidi Hollis
    This book is utterly amazing and compelling! There’s visits with Jesus, heaven and hell in such an interesting style! I could NOT put this book down and no one i know who has read it could either!

  2. Loretta Martin says:

    Sounds like another book I need to put on my “must-read” list. Thanks for the heads-up.

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