Heresy #1 - Universalism is the view that in the end God will reconcile all people to himself through Christ.
· How could a loving God send good people to hell?
o None of us are good people.
Romans 3:10–12 (ESV)
10 as it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one; 11 no one understands; no one seeks for God. 12 All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good, not even one.”
o God is more than love.
Isaiah 6:3 (ESV)
3 And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!”
Psalm 89:14 (ESV)
14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before you.
o God’s love and wrath are never at odds with one another.
Romans 5:8 (ESV)
8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.