David Platt | – David Platt // What Happens to Young Children and Those with Disabilities When They Die?

We know that people cannot come to God without faith in Jesus, but what happens to young children and those with disabilities—who cannot comprehend what it means to have faith in Jesus—when they die?

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Comment (9)

  1. " The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and our children forever….. Deuteronomy 29:29
    " And he said to them "" go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15.✝️
    Let us let God be God and we, we will do by the power of the Holy Spirit what he has commissioned us to do Amen✝️

  2. That is comforting to hear. I once had a conversation with a pastor's wife who is a hypercalvinist. I had no idea before. She has great zeal for evangelism. I pushed this same question on her, all the way to aborted babies. She believed they do go to hell if they are not elected. On what basis, I asked. The sinful nature. I began to cry listening to her twisted conception of God. I asked what sort of God is that? She replied: "My whole being is revolted against God. But his grace irresistible." It was plain sinister at that point. After she had exposed her theology, I quoted 1 John 1 : 18: "There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear". It was as if I had hit her over the head with a baseball bat. She had no answer. So very strange.

  3. Salvation is all of grace…it has nothing to do with the will (John 1:13) or perceived innocence of humankind (Rom 3:9-12)…because even aborted babies…and those beside themselves…if unable to contemplate the gospel…would not believe…unless God granted them saving faith (Rom 12:3), (Eph 2:8), (Eph 6:23), (Phil 1:29). So for David to say that those individuals are saved…is going beyond what is written. Salvation always comes down to God's gracious choice (1 Cor 1:26-31)…chosen before the foundation of the world (Eph 1:4)…no other criteria.