4 thoughts on “Orthodoxy 101 – Scripture Clearly Says that All will be Saved: The One True God and his One True Gospel

    • This is true, but I struggle to see why justice demands everlasting torture. I find the Anselmian argument entirely unconvincing. Is temporary, purgatorial suffering not enough? An eye for an eye? Finite crimes deserve finite punishments.

      Furthermore there is absolutely nothing in the Greek scriptures which can be read in favour of everlasting punishment. This doctrine stems entirely from Latin and English mistranslations of certain pivotal words and phrases in the Greek. The Greek and Syriac church fathers have always understood this, hence they were all universalists

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      • Are you overlooking that an individual consciousness (soul) could choose to remain in a state of perpetual enmity towards God? What about the obstinate souls who continue to reject God and His love?

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      • No i am overlooking nothing. As explained in the post, if a soul chose to rebel against God forever it would make God a weak and pathetic failure, as he was unable to win that soul over. “The obstinate souls who continue to reject God and his love” will be an empty category in the eschaton: everyone will be saved because everyone will accept God. God has the power and knowledge required to outsmart our sin and rescue us, there is nothing that can stop him, not even our freedom

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