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originally posted by: zardust
If you confess with your mouth you shall be saved.
Every knee will bow and every tongue confess
That isn’t the last scene of revelation anyway. That would be the new heaven and new earth where there are no tears. After death has been destroyed
The spirit and the bride say Come
The gates are never shut
Since Paul himself says the unrighteous will not enter the kingdom, then his references to "all" cannot mean that everyone will enter the kingdom and live. If they did, then he would be contradicting himself.
So the point that I have made before is applicable; the benefit of being "made alive" is available to everyone in principle, but not everyone takes it. There will be some who must be classed as "unrighteous". Paul says so.
The line in 1 Corinthians ch15 should be expanded to "Everyone who is made alive will be made alive in Christ Jesus".
(Alternatively, it could be pointed out that there is a resurrection to judgement as well as a resurrection to eternal life.)
Also the bride and the lamb say come. You are quite mistaken here. What is the relevance? They are calling come to those outside the gate which is never closed.