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Will a Loving God Permit Anyone to be Eternally Lost? Part Two

Written By: Anonymous  |  Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011

"He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not on the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him" John 3:36).

The Time Element Involved
       But some say, "What sin can man commit during his brief years on earth to deserve eternal judgment?" Have you ever stopped to consider that a man can commit a heinous crime in a very short time for which we think he deserves to be punished for all the rest of
his natural life? Not very long ago a man of over seventy years of age came out of prison in New England. Fifty years before he had been sentenced to that penitentiary for the horrible crime of murder. Because of his youth the law did not want to condemn him to be hung, so he was sentenced to prison. Because of his desire for gain, he was stirred to anger, and in a moment murdered a man, and no doubt he had a many a month and year in which to repent of that crime. Yet society felt that it was only right that he should be shut away for fifty years. You see there may be no connection between the amount of time in which a man can commit a crime and the punishment that befits it.

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