12/04/19: 1 John 4:1-21; Psalm 123:1-4; Proverbs 29:2-4
1 John 4: 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
A question — if “God is love” how can he condemn unbelievers to an eternity of damnation? That thought has entered my mind, and I have heard it used to rationalize that hell does not exist & that all of mankind will spend eternity in heaven, regardless of their religious believes.
In answering this question for myself I did a bit of reading and I think the following explanation answers the question.