A text, taken out of context, is only a pretext.
Compare spiritual things with spiritual, line upon line. Rightly divide the word of truth.
And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name. - Rev. 14:6
And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom. -Luke 16:23
And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched: Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched. - Mark 9:43,44
Hell is mentioned 54 times in the bible.
I appreciated your thoughts on Scofield but you are way off here.
"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." Benjamin Franklin
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