Will Some NonChristians (Unbelievers) Get to Heaven?

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Chester

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Is it possible that someone who is not believing in Jesus Christ could die and get to heaven? Explain your answer
 

RickyZ

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You know the answer to that question.
 

Rosemaryx

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Is it possible that someone who is not believing in Jesus Christ could die and get to heaven? Explain your answer
John 14:6 Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me...

Am sure you know this Chester...Oor maybe your brother -in-law is on your mind , I say that with love...xox...
 

Magenta

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Is it possible that someone who is not believing in Jesus Christ could die and get to heaven? Explain your answer
Where do non-believers get judged? Is the great white throne in heaven, the abode of God, or not?
 
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Is it possible that someone who is not believing in Jesus Christ could die and get to heaven? Explain your answer
Can a nonbeliever go to heaven? No. Of course not!

Can one be a believer without knowing the name or person we know as "Jesus Christ?" Apparently, since the men in the OT that God called "men after my own heart" didn't know the one they trusted in would become Jesus Christ later on.
 

Noose

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Yes it is possible:

1 Cor 15:55“Where, O death, is your victory?Where, O death, is your sting?”[SUP]i[/SUP]

56The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. 57But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.


Romans 7:7
What then shall we say? Is the Law sin? By no means! Indeed, I would not have been mindful of sin if not for the Law. For I would not have been aware of coveting if the Law had not said, "Do not covet."

The people who never heard the gospel or the good news of Jesus Christ don't know the law and therefore are not aware of any contravention and are blameless. This include mentally ill/Children/people of tribes living far from civilization.
 

Nehemiah6

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Is it possible that someone who is not believing in Jesus Christ could die and get to heaven? Explain your answer
What's to explain? Read John 3 (the whole chapter) and particularly verses 3 and 5. And then read Mark 16:15,16.

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
 

OneFaith

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The Bible says that every creature knows the Creator. There is no one exempt from choosing God in their heart. Not even the handicapped or unborn babies- no one. The Bible also says that His invisable qualities are clearly seen so that mankind is without excuse. The Bible also counts disbelief as disobedience, so in many ways, by many verses, the answer is no.
 

Chester

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Interesting answers so far: some "no" answers, at least one "yes" answer, and some who say other misc. things . . .

Keep the answers coming and broaden the perspective . . .
 

Magenta

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Interesting answers so far: some "no" answers, at least one "yes" answer, and some who say other misc. things . . .

Keep the answers coming and broaden the perspective . . .
Do you count being judged before a holy omnipotent God, Who is the creator of the universe and the giver of life, "miscellaneous"? If you are not found in Him at the end of this age, following the resurrection and judgment of all, you will perish. Also, life ever after will be on the new earth :)
 
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Yes it is possible:

1 Cor 15:55“Where, O death, is your victory?Where, O death, is your sting?”[SUP]i[/SUP]

56The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. 57But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.


Romans 7:7
What then shall we say? Is the Law sin? By no means! Indeed, I would not have been mindful of sin if not for the Law. For I would not have been aware of coveting if the Law had not said, "Do not covet."

The people who never heard the gospel or the good news of Jesus Christ don't know the law and therefore are not aware of any contravention and are blameless. This include mentally ill/Children/people of tribes living far from civilization.
Nope. The Law was written on our hearts. That was why Cain was not blameless. That is why God wiped everyone out but Noah and his family, eons before a child named Moses was born. That is why God gave Abraham a good talking to for lying about his wife. That is why Jacob and his kids kept getting in trouble.

So, nope. God is perfectly capable of reaching the mentally ill, the children and the people living their lives right now with absolutely no contact with civilization. (Do they still exist? Even pygmies in the deepest recesses of the Amazon forest sport manufactured T-shirts nowadays.)
 

Magenta

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If the question is about being reconciled to God and attaining to life ever after, the Scriptures are pretty clear that is by grace through faith in the shed righteous blood of Christ, Who gave His life as an atoning sacrifice to pay the sin debt of the world. He is God. He baptizes with the Holy Spirit, causing a new birth in us, giving us the right to be called children of God. Those found in Him through the covering of His blood at the end of this age, have their names written in the Lamb's book of life, and live. Those not born again of the imperishable seed of Christ perish.
 

claysmithr

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Yes, people below the age of accountability, which is different for each human being. Aborted babies are in heaven, and they don't know Christ, yet God shows them mercy!

Yes, probably for some people in the remote parts of the world where they never heard the Gospel.. maybe they are Muslim and God will reveal himself to them before they die in some way that saves them!

No, not if you hear the Gospel and reject it, being over the age of accountability.

Finally, Yes, to the Israelites under the law looking forward to the Gospel! Most bible patriarchs and their people are in heaven!

God is Merciful!
 
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BillG

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The Bible says that every creature knows the Creator. There is no one exempt from choosing God in their heart. Not even the handicapped or unborn babies- no one. The Bible also says that His invisable qualities are clearly seen so that mankind is without excuse. The Bible also counts disbelief as disobedience, so in many ways, by many verses, the answer is no.
Would you mind clarifying the bold type above for me please.
 

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Yes it is possible:

1 Cor 15:55“Where, O death, is your victory?Where, O death, is your sting?”[SUP]i[/SUP]

56The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. 57But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.


Romans 7:7
What then shall we say? Is the Law sin? By no means! Indeed, I would not have been mindful of sin if not for the Law. For I would not have been aware of coveting if the Law had not said, "Do not covet."

The people who never heard the gospel or the good news of Jesus Christ don't know the law and therefore are not aware of any contravention and are blameless. This include mentally ill/Children/people of tribes living far from civilization.

So this has to be a lie, II Corinthians 6:14-18 “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?15 What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever?16 What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, “I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.17 Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and touch no unclean thing;then I will welcome you,18 and I will be a father to you,and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”

Let me get this right, the Lord commands us to seperate ourselves from unbelievers, yet there is a possibility that the Lord will bring an unbeliever into eternity to be around His people for eternity. I have not even got into how unjust the Father would be to command all men to repent, then bring an unrepentant person into the eternal state.

Acts 17:29-31 “Being then God's offspring, we ought not to think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and imagination of man.30 The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,31 because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

How would this judgement be righteous if an unbeliever was allowed in to the eternal state!


 
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Yes, people below the age of accountability, which is different for each human being. Aborted babies are in heaven, and they don't know Christ, yet God shows them mercy!

Yes, probably for some people in the remote parts of the world where they never heard the Gospel.. maybe they are Muslim and God will reveal himself to them before they die in some way that saves them!

No, not if you hear the Gospel and reject it, being over the age of accountability.

Finally, Yes, to the Israelites under the law looking forward to the Gospel! Most bible patriarchs and their people are in heaven!

God is Merciful!
This is what you were taught, but can you prove it biblical?

There is nothing in the Bible about "age of accountability." There is nothing in the Bible about aborted babies in heaven. That's man filling in the blanks.
 

jaybird88

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Is it possible that someone who is not believing in Jesus Christ could die and get to heaven? Explain your answer
that would depend on what your calling a non believer.

if someone is living by what Jesus taught, but never heard of Him, do you really think the Father would send them to hell? IMO that person is a believer.
 
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Is it possible that someone who is not believing in Jesus Christ could die and get to heaven? Explain your answer
I believe so... Personally, I believe that God can still work with a person even after death, so that all may come to the knowledge of the truth about His Son Jesus Christ...

I get this from the bible...

The bible says that all tounges will confess that Jesus Christ is the Lord for the Glory of the Father...

The only thing is... I don't know how all of it works, exactly and it's deemed of course heresy, because I believe this way.

2 Peter: 9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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

1 Timothy 2:3This is good and pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, 4who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth

1 Peter 3: 18 For Christ also suffered 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 in the spirit, 19 in which He also went and preached to the spirits in prison 20who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ark was being built.

I mean I don't understand 100%, but God knows my heart of this subject, here that is being asked...

There are people who actually want people to be in hell forever, or expect them to be in hell forever and ever, but Hell isn't forever from what the bible says in the revelation, that Hell/Hades gives up it's dead out of it...

God will Judge, and I want every one to turn to God, and come to repentance, just like the Lord desires, but many people say no no no matthew, no no no...

But I don't care about what they say, I want God to win and Him, to get what He desires!


People at funerals when the preacher tells them the person that died, is now with the Lord, and that person didn't believe.

Some people that are there in the back of their mind could be like well this preacher is lying saying He is with the Lord He is really in hell...

One more notice, do you just go up to someone who lost say like their mom and their mom didnt believe in God, do you just go up and say, I'm sorry your mom is in hell forever and ever?

I don't understand it, nor ever will...
 
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notuptome

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I believe so... Personally, I believe that God can still work with a person even after death, so that all may come to the knowledge of the truth about His Son Jesus Christ...

I get this from the bible...

But I don't care about what they say, I want God to win and Him, to get what He desires!
You do not care what God says and change scripture to support an untenable conclusion.

God is glorified in the condemnation of the wicked. God is glorified in the salvation of the souls of men who believe.

Mt 13:49 So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just,

For the cause of Christ
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How quaint. @roger Love you brother in Christ Jesus. <3