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Do Christians accept the concept of Hell? Yes. Do we like it? No. Do Christians believe that murder and rape exist? Yes. Do we like it? No. This is something I have explained to you many, many times on your many, many posts about Hell. Wishing something away does not make it go away. If it truly exists, no one's dread of the concept makes it go away.
Originally posted by azblack
The old testament is scared with numerous justifications for judgement by mankind. These are the direct sins that Jesus died for on the cross. His whole life was put to an end as proof of mans incapability to judge another.
Originally posted by Fromabove
reply to post by andre18
You seem over occupied by hell for some reason. As an atheist it shouldn't even bother you what any religious person believes or thinks, yet there it is, you have a real conflict with God. I have read it all through your posts. You are upset at God because some people end up in hell.
Not everyone is going to hell. There is a choice. But that choice has to be done by faith, there is no other way. Now we can believe in other ways and even say there is no God in our hearts but it changes nothing. In the end you and everyone else will eventually die and face eternity. Are you so sure in your heart that there is no God? Have you really covered all of the bases? Because if you are wrong and you end up in hell, the only thing you'll ever think about is that you didn't have to be there after all. AshleyD and others have answered the question to you. So what do you do now..?
Originally posted by andre18
what if a child was to be brought up in a Buddhist family, get hit by a car and end up in the hell because the child didn’t know of the Christian god, or died before it could learn about it…..and even if the child did know of the bible, your god would still send the child to hell for disbelieving for what ever reason, for example, it did not have enough proof or faith to accept it……….
It is embarrassing that we can have people to be intelligent enough to build a bomb, but not enough to work out the morality of being sent to hell for being gay…….it makes no sense……
Originally posted by ts117
Originally posted by andre18
reply to post by WraothAscendant
Why did god create me knowing I was going to be an atheist……and then Christians tell me it’s my bloody fault…..? lol
I dont really understand why a self professed atheist would start a thread about religious ideology. Why ask questions when you dont want to believe the answers?
Children do not go to hell. Neither do babies. This is stated explicitly in the Bible at least two times in both Testaments. No one goes to Hell if they die before the age of accountability. There is no set age- it's just when that one person is old enough to understand.
It doesn't make any sense because you don't go to hell just because you are gay. Yes, homosexuality is mentioned as a sin in the Bible but it is a sin. Just like other sins. We're not supposed to sin but again, we are saved through grace. Not being perfect. A born again Christian who is struggling with homosexuality does not go to Hell because they are gay.
Originally posted by AshleyD
Then like everyone else has said, why do you keep asking? Do you remember what I said on your last thread? I told you if I do not believe in Zeus, consider Zeus a myth, and admit I think the belief in Zeus as well as his followers are stupid, then why would I continue to create threads about Zeus? It would be a waste of time for all parties involved.