Did Jesus Ever Descend to Hell?

The Apostles' Creed:

. . . [Jesus] suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended into hell. . .

Jesus descended into hell? Really? John Piper answers this question [audio].

For more content on this subject, check out Calvin's explanation in the Institutes.

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Jonathan Parnell (@jonathanparnell) is a writer and content strategist at Desiring God, and is the lead pastor of Cities Church in Minneapolis–St. Paul, where he lives with his wife, Melissa, and their five children. He is co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary, author of Reading to Walk: Meditations for the Christian Life, and co-editor of Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice.