Bill Gates Warns 30 Million People Could Die From Flu Pandemic if We Don’t Get It Together!

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Hey, don’t freak out or anything, but Bill Gates thinks there is a new flu epidemic lurking just around the corner and we are woefully unprepared for it. The billionaire philanthropist warned Friday that there is a “significant probability of a large and lethal modern-day pandemic occurring in our lifetimes.”

While speaking at the Massachusetts Medical Society and the New England Journal of Medicine, Gates started ringing the alarm bells about a potential new flu that could wipe out as many as 33 million people worldwide in a matter of just six months, according to the Washington Post.

 Gates, who said he’s typically an optimist when it comes to human progress, said the world and United States in particular are falling behind in “pandemic preparedness.” If there were weapons being built that could kill 30 million people, Gates said, governments would act fast to prepare for them. With biological threats, there is no sense of urgency.

This is a problem that Gates has been harping on for some time now, raising the issue at the Munich Security Conference in 2016, the World Economic Forum in Davos last year, and in an op-ed in Business Insider after that.

He cited a simulation by Institute for Disease Modeling to show just how deadly a new flu virus could prove to be when introduced to an unprepared populace, but that is far from the only source warning of such a possibility. Oxford’s Global Priorities Project released a report in 2016 showed that a natural pandemic, along with nuclear war, are the highest risks facing civilization right now.

Joining those threats as a primary concern is a variation of the natural pandemic—a deliberately engineered pandemic, such as one that could be created in a bioterrorism attack. Advances in technologies that can be used to help prevent the spread of viruses can also be used by nefarious groups to create new threats and weaponize pathogens. CRISPR, a powerful gene editing tool that promises plenty of good, could enable such an attack by malicious actors.

“The next epidemic could originate on the computer screen of a terrorist intent on using genetic engineering to create a synthetic version of the smallpox virus … or a super contagious and deadly strain of the flu,” Gates warned in 2016.

Despite Gates’ continuous hammering home the possibility of biological threats wiping out large chunks of the world’s populations, his message has largely fallen on deaf ears from those who have the ability to actually do something about it.

Gates told the Washington Post that he’s met with Donald Trump to encourage the president to lead on the issue of global health security, only to have Trump tell him to follow up with officials at the Health and Human Services Department, the National Institutes of Health, and the Food and Drug Administration.

Trump’s former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster took multiple meetings with Gates, but he’s been ousted and replaced with war-mongering Lorax John Bolton, who has yet to meet with Gates and likely doesn’t have much interest in what he has to say unless it involves bombing someone.

To his credit, Gates is positioning the effort that will be required to prevent a biological disaster in a way that would appeal to Bolton and other hawks in the Trump administration. “The world needs to prepare for pandemics in the same serious way it prepares for war,” the former head of Microsoft said during his speech.

While Gates said he’s willing to talk to the National Security Council to address this issue, he’s trying to push the issue on all fronts. “But, you know, I think we’ve got to push this … with the executive branch and Congress quite a bit,” Gates told the Washington Post. “There hasn’t been a big effort along these lines.”

Congress did direct additional funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of the recent spending bill, a small step in the right direction after the agency had to cut its epidemic prevention activities by more than 80 percent earlier this year.

“This could be an important first step if the White House and Congress use the opportunity to articulate and embrace a leadership role for the U.S.,” Gates said in the speech.

While Gates waits for the Trump administration to start taking biological threats seriously, he’s doing his part to help where he can. He announced the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in partnership with the family of Google co-founder Larry Page, will make available $12 million in grants to develop a universal flu vaccine that could protect against most strains of influenza. Still, Gates noted that vaccines take time to develop and deploy, and people will die in the meantime if other steps aren’t taken.

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RIGHTS FOR ROBOTS: EU reveals plans for new class of AI electro-person!

BRUSSELS bureaucrats are considering transferring human rights to robots if artificial intelligence (AI) becomes so powerful that droids end up thinking for themselves.

Ahead of today’s historic “in/out” vote for Britain, it has emerged the EU wants to introduce laws specific to robots that could give them civil rights regulations of they own, and see limits on how many jobs they could replace from humans.

In scenes that could have come from the sic-fi novels of Isaac Asimov nearly 70 years ago, a recommendation of the European Parliament to the EU Commission has suggested in the future sentient AI robots could need their own rights and responsibilities, and strict laws banning them from taking over too many jobs across the Continent may become necessary.

In the 1950s Asimov predicted robots would eventually have to adhere to laws, because the potential of what could develop from a combination of sophisticated mechanism, androids with human features, and artificial intelligence (AI) was too dangerous.

But, it appears Brussels bureaucrats fear this fiction will become a reality and the report has even considered including a “new robot category next to natural and lawful people: the electronic person”.

The report suggests AI could “surpass human intelligence within a few decades”.

Some members of European Parliament fear that without the controls humans may no longer be in charge of their own fate.

If Asimov’s predictions are being followed by the EU leaders, then a blueprint already exists.

The author already outlined the “three laws of robotics” in his novel, that inspired Hollywood Blockbuster I Robot in 2004.

These were that a robot must not harm any human, he has to obey them, and cannot harm humanity.

EU politicians point towards the fact that robots could become or be made self-aware by means of artificial intelligence.

Its report says robots “would be equipped with certain rights and responsibilities and be held responsible for any damages caused”.

In future, these machines could be classed and registered as ‘intelligent robots’ and be supervised by the European agency for robotics and artificial intelligence, the report continues.

Even a mandatory insurance has been suggested by EU MPs, which would say that the manufacturer of the autonomous robot needs to arrange insurance, against any ill effects of their creations.

The insurance system could possibly be supplemented by a “higher level fund”.

The ideas of the MEPs are not restricted to robots in factory buildings of big manufacturers.

There are also varied questions, ethical and otherwise, about further electronic species, for example carer robots, medicinal robots, autonomous cars and drones, says the report.

There is also talk of limiting how many human jobs can be replaced by AI and robots amid fears it will create mass unemployment across the EU.

But discussions over restricting jobs which robots can do has angered manufacturers and not met with universal appeal.

Germany’s engineering industry has already warned of EU overzealousness, as it used a robot exhibition in Munich as a platform to clarify the views of the industry.

But the growing number of robots is something that worries EU bureaucrats.

They point to the fact that the sales of robots have increased yearly by 17 per cent between 2010 and 2014.

The applications for robot technology patents has even tripled within a decade.

Germany has, after Korea and Japan, the highest density of robots.

Last year nearly a quarter million robots were sold worldwide, a record according to the International Federation of Robotics.

There is apparently no end in sight for the growth, and worldwide, it could mean as many as 2.3 million in operation by 2018 – twice as many as there were in 2009.

The fear in Brussels is that huge numbers of manufacturing jobs currently done by humans could soon be carried out by robots, says a report by the EU Commission.

The trade group VDMA, that is connected to leading German machine engineering and robot companies like Kuka, say most of these fear still belong in the realm of sci-fi.

Instead the group emphasises the advantages of digitalisation.

These bring “immense chances for Europe’s economy”, but only if the laws won’t hinder the development prematurely, it said in a statement.

They fear space for innovation would be limited for no real reason.

Thilo Brodtmann, VDMA CEO, said: “We can’t predict yet how the people will produce and consume things in five to 10n years.

“Being this overzealous, the politicians are limiting room for innovation and endanger the development of the 4.0 industry in Europe.

“It might be the right thing to do to have these discussions within a lawful context, but it was ‘way too early to discuss details like robot registries or social security contributions’.”

According VDMA the “work colleague robot” does not destroy jobs overall.

Patrick Schwarzkopf of the Automatica in Munich said: “We can see the number of jobs rising.

“In the German car industry the number of robots has risen by 17 per cent since 2010 and the number of jobs by 13 per cent.

“Robots take over difficult and dangerous jobs. This increases productivity and makes jobs safer.”

Ulrich Walwei of the IAB of the Bundesagentur fuer Arbeit, however, disagrees.

According to him there are three to four million jobs in Germany that robots could soon do up to 70 per cent of, so the jobs are therefore under threat.

He said: “All in all the digitalisation could stay industry neutral since the responsibilities would also arise in the service industry.

“The increase in productivity through robots could also lead to lower prices.”

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Study: A Voodoo Doll Of The Boss Will Make Your Employees Happier!?

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Allowing disgruntled staff to stab voodoo dolls of their boss could help them feel less resentful and improve the quality of their work, a new study has suggested.

According to the Health and Safety Executive, more than 12 million Britons are forced to take time off work each year because of stress and anxiety, often caused by pressure from overbearing or abusive managers.

But rather than allowing staff to brood over their mistreatment, which can be detrimental to work, business experts have suggested they should be allowed to take out their anger on voodoo dolls.

A study of 229 workers in the US and Canada found that engaging in ‘symbolic retaliation’ lowered feelings of injustice by one third.

Although revenge is often viewed negatively, the researchers say the findings highlight ‘the largely overlooked benefit of retaliation from the victim’s perspective.’

Assistant Professor Dr Lindie Liang, of Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario Canada said voodoo dolls could help staff

“As weird as it sounds, yes,” she said  “We found a simple and harmless symbolic act of retaliation can make people feel like they’re getting even and restoring their sense of fairness.

“It may not have to be a voodoo doll per se: theoretically anything that serves as a symbolic act of retaliation, like throwing darts at a picture of your boss, might work.

Symbolically retaliating against an abusive boss can benefit employees psychologically by allowing them to restore their sense of justice in the workplace.”

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The participants in the study used an online voodoo doll programme created by Dumb.com, which allows users to name the effigy after their boss, and sticking it with pins, burn it with a candle, and pinch it with pliers.

Although voodoo dolls are often linked to Africa and the Americas in popular fiction, early records suggest they have their origins in the British medieval period, when people would make rag dolls or sculptures of witches – called poppetts – and pierce them with pins to inflict harm or break an enchantment.

The dolls were later mistakenly linked with Afro-Caribbean Voodoo or Vodou.

The report authors decided to embark on the study because previous research suggested that people who feel they have been treated unfairly will lash out at their abuser, but it can spark a spiral of retaliation and counter-retaliation which is detrimental in the long term.

“We wanted to see, rather than actually retaliating against the abusive boss, whether mistreated employees could benefit from harmless acts of symbolic retaliation,” added Dr Liang.

For the study, the participants were asked to recall and visualise a workplace interaction which had involved abuse from a supervisor. Some were then asked to retaliate using a voodoo doll, before all completed a task to fill in the blanks to complete words.

Those who had been allowed to stick pins in their virtual boss were far less likely to still feel bitter, and were also better at completing the word exercise.

In a paper in the journal The Leadership Quarterly, the authors conclude: “These findings suggest that retaliation not only benefits individual victims, but may also benefit the organization as a whole, given that justice perceptions is important for employee performance and well-being.”

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The Biblical Evidence for the Existence of Hell!

I’ve have heard more than one person say that hell does not exist.  Many like to say that hell is a figurative or symbolic place that really doesn’t exist.  They have even tried to tell me that nothing in the Bible says there is a hell.  In fact they have gone so far as to try to explain that the word “hell” is not even in the Bible, if you read the original text.  There is no end to the deception that Satan has promoted on the earth to give people the assurance that they do not need to do anything to prepare for eternity.  What I will attempt to do is show you Bible verses that talk about this place called hell.  I will show you that the Bible tells us where it is and what it is.  I will demonstrate that the Bible also tells us who will be going there.  I believe if you do the research that Jesus while present on the earth actually talked more about hell than He did about heaven.  I easily found over 30 different verses in the Gospels with the words in red ink that spoke about hell directly.  I believe we should try to pay attention to what the creator God taught us about why He created this place and who it was designed for.   Let’s start reading in the Old Testament:

Psa 9:17  The wicked shall be turned into hell and all the nations that forget God.

The Hebrew word translated in the KJV Bible as hell is the Hebrew word “sheol” or H7585.  Obviously, reading this verse and the Strong’s definition of this word it would appear that this word would seem to indicate a place that has been reserved for those who qualify as being “wicked”.  The wicked would include all those who were labeled as unrighteous.  The word translated as “wicked” in the Hebrew means “morally wrong” and that is probably everybody at some point in their lives.  The word also means a bad person or a guilty person.  So far I believe everyone in the human race would qualify at one time as one of these definitions.  The Hebrew word for “hell” has the following definition from the Strong’s:

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From H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat), including its accessories and inmates: – grave, hell, pit.

We can clearly see from the definition that it refers to a place known as “hades”, called the place of the dead.  It is also given to us to be a subterranean location.  Subterranean means, beneath the surface of the earth.  Scientist and most every human alive has at least heard of  or seen volcanoes in action.  These geological phenomena’s are the external proof of the extreme heat within the earth’s core.  We know that these eruptions come from cracks in the earth’s layers that allow this molten material to leak out.  I feel like this is God’s way of trying to warn people that hell actually exists.  I do not believe that God causes volcanoes, but I do know that they do exist.  There are numerous scriptures in the Old Testament that refer to this place of the dead and even give us the location of this place.  Here are some of these:

Job 11:8  It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know?

We can see clearly in this verse that heaven and hell are described as two separate and distinctive places.  Meaning they are not the same place or even in the same location of space.  In fact the two could be called opposites.  Heaven is described as being a place that is UP!  A place that is high above us.  Hell on the other hand is described as a place that is DOWN!  A place that is beneath our feet.  Interesting, isn’t it?

Psa 16:10  For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

This verse is of course somewhat controversial.  You see in some Christian circles it is taught that Jesus did not go to hell.  However, this verse would seem to indicate the complete opposite.  I personally believe if Jesus did not go to hell, then you and I will have to go.  If Jesus did not take the full punishment for our sin, then we still owe a debt that we cannot pay.  It was either paid in full or not paid at all.  Jesus said before He was crucified that even as Jonah was 3 days in the belly of the whale, that the He was going to be 3 days in the belly of the earth (Mat 12:40).  You cannot take that very many ways that would not seem to say, He was going to hell.  If you still do not believe that Jesus went to hell for you, so that you do not have to go, I guess that will be your problem and not mine.

Psa 55:15  Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

We can again see a verse of scripture that clearly locates the position of hell and also confirms who it was made for.  God tells us clearly that the “wicked” will “go down”.  I guess anyone that reads this and still doesn’t believe me must think that they do not qualify as one of these wicked.  Maybe people think that my sin is not as bad as the sin of others so I must be OK!  However, the Bible says that if you even violate any single one part of God’s law, you are now guilty of sinning against ALL of the law (James 2:10)!   According to God’s written Holy Word no matter what sin you did, big or small, the consequences are just the same.

Psa 139:8  If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.

There are so many verses in the Bible like these that I have shown you.  They all indicate that “heaven” is UP! and that hell is DOWN!  This verse speaks about the “omnipresence” of God and says no matter where you go, God is everywhere.  Yet it clearly tells us that some will go up and some will go down.

Pro 15:24  The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.

If you continue to read the many verses like these that I have been presenting to you and still refuse to acknowledgeme the existence of hell, you have been greatly deceived in your midnd not wanting to see the truth.  This verse in Proverbs clearly says a wise man is one who acknowledges the ways of life and departs from the way that leads him into hell, below.  Again we see two places mentioned, one is implied to be good and the other is definitely not a good place to go to.  If a wise man goes Up, then that implies that a “foolish” man or a fool goes “down” by their own choices that they have made.

Isa 5:14  Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.

Sadly this verse seems to indicate that hell will not be an empty place.  The indication is given to us that it will be full of fools and idiots who thought they knew better.  I’m sorry I do not know what else to call people who have refused the free gift of salvation.  In this verse in Isaiah the path to hell is again said to be down.  To descend means to go beneath the surface of the earth.  Jesus said “Wide is the gate and broad is path that leads unto destruction and many are those that choose this path” (Mat 7:13).   But, then Jesus tells us “that straight is the gate and narrow is the way to life and few are they that find this path” (Mat 7:14).  You can see that Jesus is describing two separate groups of people.  You can clearly understand that Jesus says one group will live and the other group will die.  This of course is a spiritual reality and not a physical one.  A spiritual death would be a separation from God who is the author of life.   Jesus said “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” (John 14:6).  What was Jesus telling us in this verse in John?  Jesus was saying He was the only way to achieve true life.  Meaning that every other way that people think they are going is the wrong way.  It is a very simple yet profound truth that many still refuse to accept.  I can’t make you believe it, I can’t make you see it, even though I wish I could.

There are so many verses in the Bible that speak about hell that I just can’t go over every one.   I would strongly suggest that you get your Bible search program and look for them and read everyone carefully.  Study to show yourself approved, a workman unto God!  I will leave this blog with this profound story given to us by Jesus himself.  In the book of Luke Jesus tells us a real story of two real actual men who lived on the earth in the past.  In this story we are told the direct name of one man who was named “Lazarus”.   We know from the story that Jesus says that the man Lazarus was not well physically and was called a beggar who sat at the door of a rich man who had things very nice and lived very well.  Lazarus wanted just some crumbs from the rich man’s table to quench his hunger, but it appears the rich man did not give him any or much at all.  Jesus tells us that both men died physically and were buried.  It also tells us something else that is very profound:

Luk 16:22  And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

You see in this verse we can see two men who died.  We know from when Jesus was telling us this story that He was still ministering physically to the nation of Israel.  Therefore, we know that Jesus was not yet crucified and that the payment for sin was yet to be accomplished on the cross.  Jesus told us in John 3:13 that no man had ever gone to heaven where God was up until this point in time that He spoke that statement.  This means after people on the earth died before the shed blood on the cross, they must have gone somewhere else.   We can clearly see that the beggar is said to be carried by the angels to this temporary place  and it was called “Abraham’s bosom”.   We can also clearly learn that this was not the beggar’s body that was taken to this place, but that it was his spirit that was relocated to this temporary location with Abraham.  In this verse we are informed that the rich man also died and his body was buried.  Where then did the rich man’s spirit go?  We can read the next verse and find the answer:

Luk 16:23  And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

We can clearly see that the rich man goes to hell, a place that is intentionally described as a place of torment.  Torment is not a good or a positive word is it?   Torment implies torture, pain and suffering.  Before Jesus was crucified we can see that the beggar was somewhere, not heaven but yet not hell either.   It is a place that is described to be a far off from hell, yet the rich man could still see it.  Did you also notice that these verses said that the rich man’s body was buried, yet the rich man went to hell?  If you do not understand that you are spirit that lives in a body you need to get a hold of that fact fast.  After your spirit leaves your body you can see from this story, you still exist, you still have feelings, you still can see, you still can talk, you still can do many of the things that you can do today physically, except get saved.  It is now too late to get saved.

Luk 16:24  And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

So the rich man hasn’t really changed has he?  Even being in hell he thinks he is better than the beggar Lazarus.   He asks for mercy from Abraham, his natural father, but yet ask for Abraham to send his brother Lazarus to hell to cool his tongue with water.  In this verse we can again clearly see that hell is a place that is described as very, very hot.  It is described as being surrounded by flames of fire.  So what was Abraham’s response to the rich man?

Luk 16:25  But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.

So we can learn some valuable lessons if you want to see them.  Jesus told us, “How hard it is for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God” (Mat 19:24).  Why is that?  Because they think that they do not need God or salvation.  They are consumed with a life of luxury and want and need nothing.  They make themselves out to be better than others who have nothing and most of the time do nothing to help them.  We can clearly see in this story that the lives of these two men of example on earth are in stark contrast and opposition to each other.  When one cried out for mercy on the earth, the other refused to give it.  Then now that the tables are turned, the other cries out for mercy and yet nothing can be done to help him, even if they wanted to.

Luk 16:26  And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.

Jesus tells us that Abraham told the rich man that nobody could cross the vast expanse that was between them now.  It sounds like this area represents a spiritual barrier or even a prison wall like structure.  Nobody can get in and nobody can get out.  Once you are there you are there, at least until judgment day.  You see there is a day when the Bible says that “every knee will bow and call Jesus the Lord God”.  When presented with the truth, I assume many will still not believe it, but yet they will still be forced to bow their knee.  It would be much wiser to bow your knee voluntarily right now, than to wait until later and be forced into this position.

Luk 16:27  Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father’s house:

The rich man is not through asking for stuff and trying to negotiate a better outcome.  Now the rich man asks for Abraham to send Lazarus back to the earth to his father’s house.  Funny how rich men like to ask other people to do stuff for them all the time, isn’t it?  Did you notice that in verse 25, Abraham said to the rich man “remember”?   Do you know that the rich man in hell, without his body could still do this?  Do you understand the significance to that revelation?  People in hell can still remember and reflect back on everything that they had and the things that they did and still know everyone that they had met here on the earth.  What is more astounding is the fact that the rich man knew who Abraham was and He had never met him before.  Abraham lived many hundreds of years before this man and yet he still knew him.

Luk 16:28  For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.

Now the rich man in the middle of hell realizes that the time of decision making was on the earth.  Since he has found that nothing can be done to help his situation, he wants Abraham to send Lazarus as a witness to his brothers on the earth so they will not come to the same place.  No doubt his brothers were also wealthy men who were raised to disregard others.

Luk 16:29  Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.

Now we have some more amazing information.  Here we have Abraham speaking about a future son named Moses.  How did Abraham know Moses?  Apparently Moses was there in the same place as he was and had heard the stories that Moses spoke of.  Moses and the prophets wrote God’s word down hundreds of years after Abraham lived and Abraham knew what they had done.  I find that absolutely fascinating.  Here we have a spiritual law of sorts being revealed to us.  We can see who ever lives and dies later will meet those and speak with those that went before.  An exchange of information is assumed and everyone will know everyone else who is there also.  But, did you notice that Abraham is not going to respond to what the rich man said, the way the rich man wanted him to.   Abraham tells him that God’s Word is where it was at, that was the only way to know God and to be saved.  Abraham never said anything about Buddha did he?  Abraham never said anything about any other way or religion did he?

Luk 16:30  And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.

The rich man is very persistent and continues to ask for someone from the dead to be sent to his brothers so that they will hear first hand testimony of this awful place of torment.  Then if they hear someone personally say look I died and saw hell and it is not good place, they would repent.  Did you know that would really not help most people.  You see if people do not believe the Bible, how would they believe someone who came up to them and said “I’ve seen hell and it is a really bad place”.  Do you think they would believe it then?  I do not think it would make any difference.   Let’s see what Abraham thought about it:

Luk 16:31  And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

You see Abraham had the same opinion that I did, he tells the rich man that if they do not believe the Word of God, they will not believe someone who was raised from the dead.  That is such a strong Word of Truth to consider.  You see there are not many ways to God,  Abraham never said anything about Islam or any other religion.  Abraham said the key was the Bible.  This is what salvation is based upon.

We are not told very many things in the Bible about people who are directly said to have went to heaven or to hell.  Very few times are we actually given the names of specific individuals.  In fact I cannot think of anyone’s name that is said to have gone to hell.  We are told that Abraham and Lazarus was in a place not associated with hell and it implies that Moses and the prophets were also there.  From other stories in the Bible we can assume that Elijah was a specific individual that qualified as a prophet, but was someone who was caught up in a chariot by God.  We know from New Testament scriptures that Enoch was also said to have been taken by God.  Other than these few named individuals the Bible is purposely vague on the subject.  For example, I have heard Sunday School teachers teach about Adam and Eve and how someday we will see them in heaven.  However, I have not seen a Bible verse that says that they made it.  Just because your name is in the Bible doesn’t guarantee that you were saved.  There are a lot of names in the Bible that would appear to indicate that they were in hell right now.  How about Goliath, the giant?

So according to the Bible, hell is a very real place!  Jesus himself confirmed to us the existence of hell.  Jesus said, hell exists because it was created for Satan and his demons calling it eternal fire (Mat 25:41).  However, from the evidence in the Bible we can also clearly see that that there will be men and women that will also be in hell.  I could give you many more scriptures, but if you do not want to see it, it will do no good.  I knew a preacher, a man of God that I would call the greatest man of God that I have ever seen on this planet in the last 50 years.  This man’s testimony goes something like this.  As a teenager he was sick because he was born with a malformed heart condition.  This man lived to be a teenager and died, left his body and went down to hell just like the story of the rich man in Luke 16.  He could see the flames of fire and the large gate into this place of torment.  He said he saw a creature that was about to escort him into hell and suddenly something happened.  He said that before he went in, that he heard a voice saying something that was not English and he started going back up to the earth passing through the darkness.  He then came back to his bed in his bedroom and entered back into his body.  I can’t tell this as good as he could, but he is no longer with us, so I choose to tell it for him.   This story was an example of someone who died and came back to tell us personally, like Abraham said you would not beleive.  This man was saved and became a preacher of the gospel trying to get you not to go to this place.  I do not know how many, have heard this story of his experience, but God allowed him to come back and try to tell us the truth.  I believed his story, but I also believed the Bible before I heard this story.  I saw the fruit of his ministry and the effort that he would go through to help people to see the truth.  You of course can be like many others who have chosen not to believe and as a result have taken the wide gate and broad path to their own destruction.  People will either be saved or will perish based upon what they do right here right now here on this planet.

I wish I could say that I believed that everyone on the planet would be presented the opportunity to make the correct decision and have a chance of a fair opportunity to make this decision for God to go to heaven.  However, too many things in the world have proved otherwise.  Vast numbers of people have died not having heard the gospel and good news of salvation.  Children, babies and those that are too young to choose have been killed unfairly and in an untimely fashion.  I do not recall reading in the Bible that God said life is fair or just and that you will be given any such chance to make an informed decision.  I do not recall anywhere in the Bible that says God will allow you the opportunity to explore every religion to determine which is the best one and the one that is true.  If you think that you have a lot of time to figure it all out, it might already be too late for you.  Evil in the world is escalating.  Satan is feverously working to try to save himself from hell’s flames.  As a result, terrorism is on the increase, murder, suicide and other crimes against humanity are being perpetrated at increasing and alarming rates around the world.  If you think it is bad now just wait until the Christian are taken out of the world and then you try to figure out what is happening.  There will be a lot less informative blogs on the internet when that happens.

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