|Matthew 7:13 |
13 Enter through the narrow gate, for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction,6 and there are many who go in that way.
6 for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction. What destruction? In what is commonly called Hell, the soul is destroyed and the small measure of God steps out from those who failed to enter through the narrow way that leads to life, (the life of God). In Hell after destruction of the soul, the spirit of man continues to live through a painful education of what is the true gospel, the true hope, love vs. lust, sin vs. righteousness, turmoil vs. peace, humility vs. pride, good vs. evil, light vs. darkness, bitter vs. sweet; the pain is proportional to the mistakes one has made in their lifetime. From the Word of the Lord within: "A lot of pain with unexpected love; a lot of pain to be made fit for reconstruction." After destruction, pain, then reconstruction; but the reconstruction results in life that is a dimension below those who enter the narrow way of repentance to purity on the inward cross of self-denial on earth, (the inward cross is also painful, but less so, and with greater reward). See Is There Hope for All for more on how all flesh shall see the salvation of God, Luke 3:6, and how Jesus is the savior of all men, especially of those who believe. 1 Tim 4:9-10