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Christ went there in their place. They go straight to Paradise to

be “at home with the Lord” (2 Cor. 5:8).

LAKE OF FIRE

The Antichrist king, known also as the Assyrian king, is

sent to Topheth, a special place within the Lake of Fire (Isa.

30:33). This is where the most abominable will go. “Topheth”

was a place in the valley of Hinnom where the most abomina-

ble idolatries were carried out. In this valley in southwest Jeru-

salem, the Israelites sacrificed their children by burning them

in a fire:

“The people of Israel and Judah have provoked me by

all the evil they have done; They built high places for Baal in

the Valley of Ben Hinnom to sacrifice their sons and daughters

to Molech”

(Jer. 32:32, 35).

“They have built the high places of Topheth in the Valley of

Ben Hinnom to burn their sons and daughters in the fire;

something I did not command, nor did it enter my mind”

(Jer.

7:31).

It is in this same valley (before the end occurs) that God

will repay the Jews for this evil practice, when He fills the valley

with the dead of Israel to overflowing; where the birds and

beasts will devour (Jer. 7:32, 33).

At the end, the Antichrist and his false prophet are to be

suddenly snatched from the midst of the people which have

invaded Jerusalem and translated at unimaginable speed to the

Lake of Fire (Rev. 19:20). The Lake of Fire is not the same

place as Sheol or Hades. This is clear from the fact that those

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