Originally Posted by KC Fish
Not always. A poor child born in the jungles of the Amazon to a tribe with no contact with civilization could grow up never breaking a single commandment and live the life of a saint, and yet still be tortured in hell for eternity simply because of where the child was born. God gave the child free will, and the child never used it for evil, yet still suffers God's wrath forever and ever.
How do you know what that child is given? Maybe they suffer in this life to be in heaven, ask the Lord.
What was the 2nd greatest act of mercy in recorded history?
GOD states his ways are higher than our ways, even the Angels were made higher than us.
"Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father ... And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity."
"If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." - Thomas Jefferson