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THE L. F. NEXUS
DOES GOD REALLY PUT PEOPLE IN HELL?
By Dr. Michael J. Bisconti
Note: This article is written in the language of our culture, not the language of the King James Bible, though, of course, the language of the King James Bible is a sublime language. In our time and culture, the idea of “people” has been “virtue-ized”; that is, people are seen by most other people as essentially good. For this reason, we must answer the question of whether God really puts people in hell in a very special way.
Does God really put people in hell? We will answer this question in two parts:
First, we will address whether people are put in hell. The answer is:
Second, we will address whether God chooses to allow the monsters to fall‡ into hell. The answer is:
Now, you may object to the idea that you are a monster but, if so, this may be because you are a baby monster and:
Finally, to remove any doubt:
‡The word “fall” in quotes refers to “the effect of the virtually automatic use of the power of God by God in accordance with the predetermined rule of God.” It is, in effect, not actually, the effect of the action of “divine habit.” This action of virtual divine habit is triggered by the choice of the monsters and without prejudice or bias whatsoever, with absolute impartiality, on the part of God. God’s heart breaks every time a monster “falls” into hell. For our super technical friends, we realize that, currently, hell is actually hades (the punishment is the same). Note that nothing we have said here diminishes one iota the power and authority of God.
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