To: Joe 6-pack
There’s no reason to hope in the abstract. The Bible is not silent on the matter. Romans, in particular, speaks eloquently regarding creatures being subjected to futility through no fault of their own. Chronicles compares creatures to a seed, sown in a natural body, raised in glory; of different types of flesh and different types of bodies, celestial and terrestrial. Job speaks to the subject as well.
No need to guess. They’ll be there.
Romans 8 verses 19 - 22
19. For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.
20. For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope,
21. Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
22 . For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.
I would go on to say, that those who are just born mean, and hate dogs for no good reason have no heart or soul.
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