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I have a very simple question: Am I condemned to hell?

 

Now let me give you some information.  I grew up in church (I realize that this isn't entirely relevant) and accepted Christ's gift at an early age.  I followed him and now I don't. Not entirely, anyway. I do what is required of me albeit very unhappily. I still choose to accept this gift despite the fact that I would prefer another option. I don't want to go to heaven, but I don't want to be cast into hell more. So I ask again, Am I condemned to hell anyway?

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I moved your question to a more appropriate forum. I also changed you to seeker, which is due to your admittance of not sure what the truth is or even your future in Him.

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I have a very simple question: Am I condemned to hell?

 

Now let me give you some information.  I grew up in church (I realize that this isn't entirely relevant) and accepted Christ's gift at an early age.  I followed him and now I don't. Not entirely, anyway. I do what is required of me albeit very unhappily. I still choose to accept this gift despite the fact that I would prefer another option. I don't want to go to heaven, but I don't want to be cast into hell more. So I ask again, Am I condemned to hell anyway?

Can you elaborate more on what you think it means to "accept Christ's gift?"   What does that mean to you?

 

You say you used to follow Him (I am assuming that "Him" means Jesus).  What exactly did you do that you think qualifies as following Him?

 

And why don't you want to go to heaven?

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You don't sound like you are saved to me, which would mean you are condemned to hell, but I don't have enough to go by.  I don't understand why you don't want to go to heaven.  Are you the person that said in another post you don't want to live forever?  You really only have two choices, heaven or hell.  Ceasing to exist isn't an option.  My advise to you is to make things right with God to make sure you are not heading for hell.  Believe me when I tell you that if you go to heaven, you will be happy there.  You will be happy there a million years from now, a billion years from now and a trillion years from now.  You won't be feeling the way you are now.  You will have a glorified body that won't ever know sickness.  You will have things to do that will be fulfilling.  As the old gospel song says, "Everybody Will Be Happy Over There."  Oh, and you won't know depression over there either, and it sounds like you are a very depressed person. 

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I have heard more people say that they are going to hell or don't care if they go to hell because their friends are there yet have a great fear of death. They cannot explain why yet will not listen to the amazing things that God has prepared for  those who love Him. Why is it that you do not care if you go to eternal damnation and total separation from love but will willingly endure total separation and eternal darkness? Is love not something that  is in your life? God will provide it if you turn to Him. God truly is 'Love so amazing' that does demand your soul but in its place leaves total peace and contentment.

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Have your sins washed clean in the blood of the lamb, and are you living for him? Only you can answer those questions, but if your answer is 'no' that means you are not yet saved! 

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My dad once told me. I can guarantee you that you would not want to come back to earth after going to heaven.

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If you are not sure that you have been saved, then you more than likely haven't been. If you have been saved, you would know it. Just saying at some point in your life that you want to be a Christian doesn't make you one.

 

Like others have said, you really haven't given enough information and only you can really know the answer to this. We can only help guide you through The Word and the Holy Spirit.

 

Believe me, you do want to go to Heaven. The only other option is Hell which is not where you want to be.

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I understand what You mean Septim about not wanting to go to heaven neither wanting to Go to hell. But things arent as simple or difficulty as They seem. Deep inside your still inquiring but what you have Witness hasnt given You much Place that Heaven is all that Good. Well Heaven supposedly be better then Earth, but hell isnt as bad as many make it out to seem, nor is as they make it out to be. It is a total different institution then what Christianity has been teaching.

 

I dont Want to say to much, but If your truelly have the best Interrest for yourself in mind [ie. imagin God having a better interrest in heart for you]

Do the best you can with the measure your given, let it slowly come to you, put ur emphasis on now, doing good without worryn about where Your end up, Cuz who knows what will Happen.

 

Direct your Question on that

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Something that I have heard since my rebirth 'til present times is this, 'a lost person doesn't wonder if they are going to hell'. Thusly, if you are concerned more than a little of being separated from Christ and cast into the Lake of Fire, as the belief goes, then it is a good sign you ARE saved. I don't know how much truth is in that.

Personally, I have feared of condemnation, a big percentage of my Christian Life, but now all that fear has melted away by truth.

I hope to be given something else shortly.

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