The Greatest Story Ever Told About
The Greatest Man That Ever Lived
Hell was NEVER created for man.  It was created for the devil and his angels.

Matthew 25:41
Then he will say to those on his left "Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire
prepared for the devil and his angels."

Revelation 20:10
And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast
and the false prophet had been thrown.  They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

Revelation 20:14
Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire.  The lake of fire is the second death.  If
anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

Hell was prepared not for mankind, but for the devil and his angels.  However, there are some
men that totally refuse to have anything to do with God.  Their fate will be the same as the
devil's.  However, it was NEVER God's intention for mankind to end up in the lake of fire or hell.  
As the Bible says
 The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness.  
He is patient with you not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.  
2 Peter 3:9

When we die, we will go to heaven or hell not by how we lived or what we did with our lives,
but based entirely on where WE CHOSE to go.  God will not send you to hell for being a bad
person.  It is not God's desire to send anyone to hell.  Those that go to hell will go there only
because they have absolutely refused to have anything to do with God.

Then the question is:  If believing in Jesus is the only way out,  what about the people that
never heard of Jesus, how can they be blamed for that and sent to hell.  What if they lived in a
place where they never had the opportunity to hear about Jesus.  What happens to them?  The
Bible is not specific on this.  But I do know that God is a just and fair God.    I know that in the
Old Testament he always warned a nation before he judged them.  God is long suffering and
patient with all of us, wanting all to come to repentance and none to perish.   Therefore,
eventhough I don't have a scripture to support it, I believe that God will make some provision
for those that have NEVER heard the gospel.   Or for those that were born handicapped and
could not understand the gospel.  But that is not the major issue.   There are far more people
that have heard the gospel and refused it.  They are without excuse.   There are far more
people that live in places where Bibles are readily available, churches are open to all, and the
gospel is freely preached and yet they refuse to believe and be saved.   

Philippians 2:10-11
...that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow in heaven and on earth and under the earth
and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord...

I believe God will make this happen.....somehow.  He will make it known to all peoples that
Jesus Christ is who he said he was, the Son of God who paid the price for mankind's sin and is
now the rightful ruler on heaven and earth.  It has not happened yet, but it will.

Revelation 14:6-7
Then I saw another angel flying in mid air and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those
who live on the earth to every nation, tribe, language, and people.

In the end days God will send an angel to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to all peoples on
this earth.  He will fly through the air speaking in every language so that all peoples will be able
to understand him.  He will fly over every country, city, village, and farm and proclaim the
gospel so that all peoples will have one last opportunity to accept Jesus as their Saviour, turn
to God, and be saved.   God knows that we will never be able to get the job done, there are
many countries today where the gospel of Jesus Christ is not preached due to persecution and
some places because it is illegal and they would kill you if you did.  But God always provides a

1 Peter 3:18-19
For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God.  He
was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit, through whom also he went and
preached to the spirits in prison who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days
of Noah while the ark was being built.  In it only a few people, eight in all were saved....

When God asked Noah to build an ark because it was going to rain and flood waters would fill
the earth, many people of the day laughed at him.  One reason was that at that time it had never
rained, a mist would come out of the ground to water the whole earth.  So they didn't believe
that it would rain.   They also had no interest in serving God.  If you read the story you know
that it happened just like God said it would, and only Noah, his sons and their wives, eight
people in all were "saved" and the rest of the people perished. It took Noah about 100 years to
build the ark, so the people had plenty of time to turn to God.  Yes, God did wait patiently for
them, but in the end, they still refused.  

That's why I think it is so important to turn to God NOW and ask Jesus to forgive your sins and
be your saviour.   The Bible makes it very clear that we Must be Born Again, why take a chance
that you Might have a second chance.  What is the advantage of waiting?   The way the world is
going, it looks like Jesus will be coming soon.  Are you ready to meet Him?

The other point is this.   Where each of us spends eternity is where each of us will have chosen
to spend eternity.   No one will send you to heaven or to hell.  YOU will have chosen to go
there.  So why not make your choice now, so you can be sure that you will spend eternity with
God in heaven.
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