Every person is either a child of God or a potential child of God.
God wants everyone to be saved and make it to heaven.
Jesus died for the world.
It is not His will that anyone perish, but that all find eternal life.
Every child under the age of five who dies goes to heaven, where they will live forever.
Every day, about 30,000 children die from diseases, malnutrition and other causes. Any child who has not reached the age of accountability (about six or seven years old) goes to heaven.
God made every person in His image and likeness.
It is certainly the greatest tragedy that most people will miss heaven.
God has given every person the totality of all that they have that is good.
He has put eternity in every person’s heart (Ecclesiastes 3:11).
He has given every person a measure of faith.
He has given every person their body, which will exist forever, either in heaven or hell.
He has given every person their soul, which is eternal and priceless, worth more than the world and everything in it, multiplied times infinity.
He forms every person’s spirit man.
He gives all this to every person, even those who hate Him.
Those who choose God through Jesus receive the Holy Spirit, who gives life to their innermost being, the real person.
If they simply continue on with Jesus, they will live forever in heaven.
Those who choose self do not become spiritually alive while on earth. Therefore, when their body dies, they go to eternal death in hell.
Their body and soul will exist forever. But on earth, their spirit man never received the life-giving power of God.
In Genesis, we read:
“Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart” (Genesis 6:5-6).
In a modern day revelation, God took a certain man to heaven. While there, Jesus told him sacred things:
Then tears welled up in Jesus’ eyes. He said:
“The worst day of my life is yet to come….You know that
scripture where I said I will wipe away all tears in heaven?”39
Jesus was referring to Revelation 21:4-5: “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”40 Jesus said:
“Those include the tears in my eyes, Jesse. On that great Judgment Day, I will have to tell some of the creation I love to depart from me. I dread that day. I dread it! I dread it! Jesse, it’s final. I can’t change it. Tears flowed from my eyes the day my creation, Adam, fell. But I knew I would send myself. I had a
chance to touch people. But that day is coming, and it’s final. Once it’s said, I can’t change it. I have to wipe the tears from my eyes. Tell them I’m coming, Jesse.” (Duplantis, Close Encounters of the God Kind, p. 41)