Most Christians will tell you that they follow their faith because they do not want to go to a hell of fire after they die! I find this laughable. As an Atheist, i really do not fear the afterlife, since i know that this life is all there is. Once i die, i there is no afterlife. This makes me be easy, live a happy, contented life. Hell is only frightening if you think it’s there.
Christians are conditioned to assume it’s there on an almost subconscious level. I want to help you to get rid of hell, if you are a Christian. One approach is to examine what beliefs you have and why you have them. The less solid other tenets of Christianity appear, the less real Hell will seem.
Of course what scares a lot of people is not the certainty of Hell, but, “What if it’s true?” This is based on a false dilemma, because those who worry like this are only considering two options: no Hell, or the Christian Hell with entry conditions as laid out in Christian doctrine.
Most other religions have some equivalent of Hell, and the purpose of its purported existence in each is the same: believe in this particular god, or you’re going there. Believe in Zeus, or Hades will torment you. Believe in the Buddha or you will be reincarnated as an earwig.
As you realize, they can’t all be right. In fact there are so many alternative Hells (and Heavens, of course) that choosing to believe in any one of them without firm evidence which establishes it as the real one is choosing against ridiculous odds. In the final analysis, it’s not even worth worrying about.
Stop worrying about hell folks! It does not exist!