There are a number of modern preachers questioning if the Christian God would really will a place such as hell. Yet they wish for us to follow Christ...
Jesus spoke of heaven and hell. To follow Jesus is to sit under the
man's teaching. One is not a disciple of Jesus if one stands over his
Of course Jesus speaks of hell in a new light that he has come to
break its power over those who will trust in him. Why the cross is
necessary is to save a few from judgment.
A God of love could not ordain hell many modern preachers say. The
reality is that these preachers do not understand the love of a God
who would bring people to himself at such great cost.
Why is the cross necessary? It is because in our natural state we
will surely parish if we glimpsed God. It is only clothed in Christ's
righteousness that we can possibly even approach the Living God.