Part of the problem within Christendom is the way the gospel is defined and presented to people. The following pages are designed to pull people away from the rut Christendom is in, but it is only a mere introduction to call God's people to rethink God's gospel and salvation.
Charles Hodges is but one of several brothers-in-Christ who have realized that Rom. 5:18, "Therefore as by the offense of one judgement came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life." The scriptures confirm then that all men are saved except those whom the Bible excludes from union with Christ. Human nature was not the object of the atonement for the nature was not the object of sin, simply because human nature is an abstraction, it is people who sin. The fall of Adam involved distinct persons "many were made sinners" Rm 5:19. Therefore all are of the elect except those plainly excepted by the Word of God. Christ told a certain group of people they were the seed of Satan.
Who is exempt from entering the Kingdom? People who individually refuse to walk in obedience to God. "for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap." Gal 6:7
"And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, by what they had done." Rev 20:12,13
The individual misdeeds are:
1. Not knowing Christ personally (Mt 7:23)
2. Not treating the least with love (Mt 25:42, 45)
3. Not obeying Christ (John 3:36)
5. Exchanging the truth of God for a lie (Rm 1:24,25)
6. Dishonorable passions and refusing to acknowledge God (rom 1:26a, 28)
7. Passing judgement on others, while doing the same (Rom 2:1,2)
8. Having an impenitent heart
9. those who are immoral, idolaters, adulterers, sexual perverts, thieves, greedy, drunkards, revilers, robbers (I Cor 6:9b, 10)
10. those who are fornicators or covetous (Eph 5:5,6)
11. not believing truth but having pleasure in unrighteousness (2 Thes 2:12)
12. those who are sorcerers, witches, fornicators, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehoods. (Rev 22:15)
Because children have not rejected God they are in Christ and are not helped by infant baptism. Billy Graham is on record advocating and supporting infant baptism as a help to salvation.
The messages preached by 33° Mason Billy Graham are unscriptural. All men have salvation until they reject it by doing the wicked deeds just listed. The Lord God reigns. Billy Graham wants people to believe that by making a decision for Christ you are saved. Your decision for Christ takes you no further than you originally were in the beginning of your life. Salvation was given all men, "behold the lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world." In other words you haven't gained anything. Acknowledging that God exists is quite irrelevant. The demons even believe that Jesus is who he is, and that God exists. What you need to do is reject sin and follow truth. Graham states you are to make God Lord. But Whoa horse! We don't make God Lord, we acknowledge it only.
Some children who grow up in Godly homes (or even ungodly homes) and never reject Christ can honestly say they have always been Christians.
You can not blame Adam or your mother if you do not reach heaven. It is your own personal choice to reject God and to sin which is the problem.
WE HAVE NO SCRIPTURAL MANDATE TO GIVE FALSE HOPES TO PEOPLE WHO DISOBEY THE WILL OF GOD. True believers are said to be the descendents of Abraham (Gal 3:7, 29) and Revelations describes this as "a great multitude which no man could number" Rev 7:9.
If you have rejected God and joined World's order, then scripturally you are in Satan's domain. The television networks run by the Jews are in Satan's domain. The political governments of this world are part of Satan's domain. But their realms' power can be taken away by God when he desires, so we can still acknowledge that God is Lord of all. Every so often God reaches in and draws out someone from the depths of Satan's realms, and shows that He has ultimate power.
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