Not surprisingly there are several members on the Board who hold to the doctrine of God’s universal love for every single human ever born. I even read a thread where a Baptist pastor declared God’s love for Judas Iscariot. I can be silent no longer. Therefore, I ask all such adherents to not throw common sense away when interpreting Scripture and forming doctrines. If you, the parent of a child whom you love, could save that child from certain death and misery, would you not do so? Granted, you are only human and could only do so much. You may lack the necessary power and means to achieve your heart’s desire. But consider the Lord God who is infinite in His power and wisdom. For what is impossible with man is possible with God. It is impossible for God to fail to actually save those whom He has purposed to save. Whom He has purposed to love. Failure is sin. All humans have failed and come short of the glory of God, but not Jesus. Christ’s mission was to actually save His people from their sins. (Matt.1:21) His mission was not to attempt to save nor try His best to save His people. Nor was it His mission to fail to save any of His people. In fact, He declares both He and the Father have not and will not lose one. (John 17:12; 10:28-29) To believe and teach that the infinitely wise, holy, omnipotent God failed to save one person He loved, whom He purposed to save, is to believe and teach a false god. Such a belief would be problematic for a professing Christian on Judgment Day. Furthermore, God’s love cannot fail. Please review Romans 8:35ff. Separation from God’s love is impossible for those whom He loves. Hell is separation from God. Those who adhere to God’s universal love must declare God loves those whom He torments in eternal hellfire. This may come as a shock to some of the Board members, but it is God’s love which actually saves sinners from the just punishment they deserve: ”But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved)” (Ephesians 2:4-5) To demonstrate the reception God’s love receives by unregenerate sinners, please review the ministry and crucifixion of Christ, His Apostles and martyrs throughout Church history. It is no different today. Unbelief and hatred abounds. However, instead of murdering innocents who preach in the name of Christ, Satan has taken a different tact. Satan’s tares preach another Gospel and another Christ. One which gives sinners false hope without regeneration. Morality without holiness. One which has a Savior who loves you unconditionally yet who can do nothing but hope and wait for your sincere invitation that He enter into your sinful heart…..via the unbiblical “Sinner’s Prayer.” He is a Savior who, sadly, loses more to Hell than gains to Heaven. The biblical truth that all are children of wrath, natural born enemies of God, is viewed as too harsh a message by which to gain converts. So instead God’s “love” for all is preached. How much more pleasant this sounds to the ears of the hell-bound sinner. How quickly this escalates into the man-pleasing doctrines which declare God’s blessings of manifold financial riches, the possibility of being highly favored in the world, of being cured of all sicknesses and diseases, as well as having the extraordinary power to bind every spiritual ruler of darkness in high places. To reiterate, God saves all He loves. Those who have ears, may God let him hear.