So now little children and babies go to hell. I believe they are ignorant of the situation. What about mentally challenged. What about people who do not just understand.
Apparently you did not read and/or understand my post. Salvation is a gift based upon the sovereignty of God. He elects those to be saved, based on His purposes. Those that He elects will profess faith in Christ some time in their life, if their faculties permit. Salvation for an individual was determined before the universe began, not at the moment of an alter call or a sinner's prayer. So, an infant or menally challenged person will be saved if they are of the elect. If not, they will burn in hell for their sins (and yes, an infant certainly sins (see Psalm 51:5).
If he wants to forgive for ignorance who are you to say otherwise.
Certainly God can do what He wants. He is sovereign. However, He tells us in His word that ignorance does save or excuse anyone. Jesus told the Pharisees that their father was the devil, precisely because they were ignorant of His coming. Ignorance didn't work out so well for them.
You just do not get it. It's still beyond your view. May God bless and Keep you safe.
posted on 03/13/2011 1:53:44 PM PDT
"If not, they will burn in hell for their sins (and yes, an infant certainly sins (see Psalm 51:5)."
So why does Christ say blessed the little One's
In Matthew 18:10, Jesus says of children: "See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven"
WHY So their set up for hell. Very Morbid.
posted on 03/13/2011 2:10:50 PM PDT
(God so loved the world so he gave his only son! Praise Jesus and Hail Mary!)
To: armydoc; johngrace
I’m wondering how, in this theology, you would avoid the conclusion that individuals are not responsible for their sin (only God is) or the call for each to repent as Jesus taught?
posted on 03/13/2011 3:09:24 PM PDT
(Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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