June 26 – Is. 33:14; “The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? Who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?”
The only place in the Bible that refers to everlasting burnings is found in the Isaiah passage.
The Israelites were just found worshipping other gods and so the God of Israel destroyed those places with a fire. God wanted their attention and He got it by catching them off guard. The other references for everlasting fires all have to do with hell. The study word for today is burnings. In the Hebrew it is: mowqed; a fire. Notice what the LDS teachings have to say about everlasting burnings.
“Hear it, all ye ends of the earth…Some shall rise to the everlasting burnings of God; for God dwells in everlasting burnings, and some shall rise to the damnation of their own filthiness, which is as exquisite a torment as the lake of fire and brimstone.” Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, pg. 361.