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I Can’t Accept the Gospel Because It Would Mean My Loved One Is in Hell

#STRask — Stand to Reason

I Can’t Accept the Gospel Because It Would Mean My Loved One Is in Hell

October 6, 2022
#STRask
#STRaskStand to Reason

Questions about how to respond to someone who refuses to accept the gospel because it would mean a loved one has likely gone to Hell, why we should think animals have souls, and how to differentiate between true Christian love and an indifference to social and political issues that are harming our communities.

* How do you respond to someone who refuses to accept the gospel because it would mean their deceased loved one has likely gone to Hell?

* Can you explain how you reached the conclusion that animals have souls?

* How can we differentiate between true Christian love and an indifference to social and political issues that are harming our communities?

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