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CAN BOYS AND GIRLS ALSO GO TO HELL?

  1. seyiari profile image57
    seyiariposted 7 years ago

    I want to know if boys and girls can also go to hell?

    1. Jerami profile image77
      Jeramiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        According to the scriptures that I read, until they have reached the age of accountability; Their salvation is dependent upon the salvation of their parents.

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        thetruthhurts2009posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Salvation is dependant on the person alone. All your parents can do is tell you(or not tell you) about God. If you die before you can be held accounatcle (child, mental illness etc) God is just and I believe He God will grant mercy. Jesus is the key, not mom and dad.

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          sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hear!Hear!

  2. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    This is the lie that religionists tell to ensure children are indoctrinated in to their hate filled vile religion. smile

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      thetruthhurts2009posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Christophobe, move on with your evil, fear mongering, hate speech.

      1. earnestshub profile image87
        earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hate speech? I could never match your homophobic religious crud!

        1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
          AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          It's not evil to voice an opinion. Although it might be hate-speech to call Christians vile; mmm, not sure, have to ask a lawyer, there... could be a case, actually...

  3. Jerami profile image77
    Jeramiposted 7 years ago

    The passage that I was refering to was in the Old Testament; I didn't think about how the blood of the lamb would have added to that law as well.

      "THANKS" for the correction, or should I say the reminder.

  4. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
    AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago

    Oh, dear... here we go again -- on with the fun, I guess...

    Look, it's ABSURD that an all-compassionate, all-merciful, all-loving, all-powerful God would allow a child to go to hell!

    I have a headache...

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      SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Are you talking about the same God who will not force anyone to go to heaven against their will?

      1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
        AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Not sure, have to think about that one; all I mean is that it is a LOGICAL impossibility that, according to the definition of the phrases "all compassionate" "all merciful" and "all loving" that an all powerful God would just sit by and watch a child end up in hell, never mind millions of children.

        I mean, it is simply not logical -- is someone saying that God is not logical, or that Christian doctrine is not logical... wink

        I mean, once we give up logic let's all just start driving east to get to California, and questioning whether 2 times 2 is four...

        1. earnestshub profile image87
          earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          .. or handling snakes and talking in tongues, all signs of insanity. smile

          1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
            AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            But at least these things do not defy logic; I mean, if God is "partially compassionate" or only "partly powerful" then the logic works, but as it stands it is a contradiction

            1. earnestshub profile image87
              earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              There seems to be two schools of though amongst religionists.
              The bible is to be taken literally.
              The bible is to be read partly as parables and history

              The latter would be fine if interpreted the same way which very few if any do. smile

              1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
                AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                It's ok for me, I think, if people interpret different things differently. It's true that we then end up with the conclusion "nobody knows for sure", but there are lots of things like that, things we accept anyway: "what is romantic love?" for example? It's ok to me that different people have different answers to this. Actually, even "What is hell"? or "What is salvation"? are ok questions to ask, I think. But to pretend you know 100% for sure, in the sense that the rest of us should believe you... not into that..

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              SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              God is completely passionate and loving. As loving and compassionate He is, He will not force ytou to do soemthing you don't want to do.

              Everyone has to make a decision. No one is exepomt from making it. Children are an exception, but eventually most children grow to what is called, "The age of accountability."

              Most children learn at an early age that there is right and there is wrong. They learn to lie to get out of trouble at an early age also. It isn't something that is taught to them.

              1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
                AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Everything you just wrote is completely sensible and logical (I am not debating God's existence by the way - I am just saying what you wrote makes sense with *itself*).

                My beef is that an all-merciful, forgiving God would permit something like hell to exist at all! I mean, that's a bit harsh, good lord!

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                  SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Hell is like a trash dump. God created everything. Hell is where the trash goes. Satan is the one thing God created hell for. Man was never meant to go there, but men choose to go there.

                  1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
                    AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    I would say that, if you did a poll, you might have a job to find someone choosing to go there.

                    Actually, the theology of hell being for Satan and his angels is fine for me. I mean, let's face it, if there is a Devil he deserves a damn good scorching -- there's a lot of crap in the world, and someone should pay!

                    But the average human being goes about his whole life, minding his own business, trying to make a living, slipping up now and then, perhaps being rude or selfish sometimes. I mean, perhaps he should get some punishment of some kind for that; but hell???? No, that's too much. It's over the top: flies in the face of the basic principle of Christianity, that God wants to forgive mankind, and in fact set up a system to do it...

                    Sorry, but if God is all-powerful, he should stop people going to hell, (except I guess perhaps the very worst of people, I suppose, maybe).

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                  SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  One thing I forgot to write in my previous post. Your sins are forgiven. All sins were forgiven at the cross when Jesus gave up the ghost. Being forgiven isn't enough. One must believe in Jesus and follow Him.

                  I didn't want to edit my previous post to add this.

                  1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
                    AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    Check your theology there, my man. Pretty sure that's not right. You follow Jesus because you are transformed, his nature transforms you when you accept him; you are not *required* to follow him, that is not a *requirement* for salvation; you *want* to because of your new nature (I am not what you yourself would define as a Christian, as you might be able to tell; I don't believe much of the Bible, for example, but I think I know my onions on this point, all the same....)

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            SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Teaching them they are no different than monkeys etc. . . No wonder so may act like monkeys.

            1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
              AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Despite some of the zoological imagery going on here, I am certainly losing the thread of this...... i.e., come again?

  5. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    What sort of powerful entity would be such a winger and threaten to destroy people for not worshiping it?
    Answer? A psychotic one! smile

    1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, I mean, I suspect he's getting a bad rap, frankly. I'm sure his main concern (I mean, I think one could argue that Christian theology focuses on this) is forgiving humankind, and getting people to "enter into a transformative relationship". That is all fine for me, as a reasonable possibility. But, come on, if you're going to threaten me, well, there are plenty of other religions I can go to...smile

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      SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Your question should have been, "What sort of God would pour Himself into the body of a man and die as a man so that I might gain life?"

      You know in your heart that it is your choice not to believe.

      1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
        AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        But I could believe this, in theory, at least. That's just the point! An all-merciful God might do *exactly* something like that. This hell thing is too brutal.

        1. mohitmisra profile image61
          mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          God is within man, man is god, he is making the decision. I am going home to god when I die and not hell.smile

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            SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Man is not god. Man thinks he is god but is not. only God is God.

            1. mohitmisra profile image61
              mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              "The kingdom of god is within you- I tell ye you are all gods " Jesus
              I know I am the Light- Mohit
              If man is not god them god is not omnipresent.

          2. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
            AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            And neither is anyone else (except, perhaps, Richard Perle wink )

            1. mohitmisra profile image61
              mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              God is home for all and eventually all souls or everyone will go back home to god the source. smile

              1. AdsenseStrategies profile image71
                AdsenseStrategiesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                I'm not sure I believe this, but the difference here is that I cannot disprove it using logic, or rationality. For me an all-loving God who permits hell for regular Joes is ILLOGICAL.

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          SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          So you are saying you only believe in one part of God?

  6. Beth100 profile image83
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    Hey Earnest!  Having fun yet?  I don't normally jump in these kinds of threads, but....

    Will you go to hell for even asking or thinking that children can be condemned to hell?  Are they not the innocent? 


    Have more fun Earnest! 

    *leaving this thread for good*

    1. earnestshub profile image87
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Beth. smile Yep I am having a great day again! smile

      1. Beth100 profile image83
        Beth100posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Go Earnest Go!  (Ya know, ya have your own cheering section!)  Have a go getting kind of day...see ya when the moon rises and the sun shines.  smile

  7. wsp2469 profile image61
    wsp2469posted 7 years ago

    I used to teach full-time.
    If there is a God then boys and girls WILL go to Hell . . . or at least be sent there for a nice. long "timeout".
    I am also an ordained minister.  As an ordained minister I will tell you that some religions believe that if your children are not baptized they will go to Hell.

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      SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I wasn't actually talking about religions nor a denomination in religions. God is not about denominations. God is a God of people. Denominations don't mean anything, but what is taught is what is important. The Word of God speaks for itself without any help from me or anyone else.

      GOOD NIGHT EVERYONE!!!

  8. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

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    Anyone who is captured will be run through with a sword.  Their little children will be dashed to death right before their eyes.  Their homes will be sacked and their wives raped by the attacking hordes.  For I will stir up the Medes against Babylon, and no amount of silver or gold will buy them off.  The attacking armies will shoot down the young people with arrows.  They will have no mercy on helpless babies and will show no compassion for the children.  (Isaiah 13:15-18 NLT)


    Nice god! smile

 
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