Friday, 8 April 2011


Do Jews and Protestants go to hell? Can either become vampires? - Michael Douglass

Christian denominations, whether Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant, have historically taught that an afterlife awaits everyone. All people will eventually spend eternity in either Heaven, where the rewards are beyond anything we can imagine, or Hell, where unbelievable levels of pain and suffering will endure without any hope of relief.

Different denominations teach that their followers have a better chance at attaining Heaven, and that believers in other faiths, cults or sects are either totally excluded from Heaven or, at least, are more likely to go to Hell. In John 3: 3, a man named Nicodemus was a ruler of the Jews. Yet Jesus told him that unless you are born again you cannot see the kingdom of God. The statement "born again" means that God has to see you in a body other than the body of Adam. When we place our faith in the Precious Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 6) we are baptised into the Body of Christ. This means that in the eyes of God we are in a Body that has never sinned against God in any way. That is how man is redeemed. Whether you are a Jew or Gentile or any nationality, without the Body of Christ, no man or woman will enter Heaven. So anyone who says Jesus Christ is not risen in a physical body is still yet in his sins (1 Corinthians 15: 17).

Jews do go to Hell, as many of them still believe that the Messiah has yet to come. They reject the New Testament and the Son of God, the Risen Christ. The Old Testament saints were considered believers for they believed what they were told about the Saviour of the world that was to come, as prophesied in Genesis 3: 15. Christ is also pictured many times by His many ancestors, eg Adam. Christ is the Second Adam. Therefore, Jews that die outside of Christ do, unfortunately, go to Hell. Jews, even though they are God's people, are not all destined for Heaven, for they, as well as Gentiles, non Jews, have to believe in Christ and be born again with a new nature to combat our old one that wants to sin.

The Jews of today are not the Jews of the Bible. A group of them deviated from their beliefs and rejected their own saviour from their prophesies. Christians are now the new "jews" who did follow the teachings and accepted the saviour when He appeared. Therefore, the Jews of today forfeit their birthright just as their ancestors did during Jesus' time. By an extension of their own law, the Jews of today will be in Hell, as many of the groups of Jews throughout the Old Testament who continued to deviate from God's word and were punished. Redemptive grace is focused most clearly in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, whom Christians recognise as the Living Christ. We might refer to Jesus as Grace Himself, as Grace in the Flesh, as Grace walking around. The grace of Christ can inspire us in such a transformative way as to change our awareness of ourselves, of our potential as human beings and as mankind, and our awareness of God's gracious purpose for us and through us for all Creation. It is this changed awareness which recognises a still more specialised form of grace — the grace made available to all who choose to serve God's hope for all in Christ. This is the grace which makes us disciples and is available as spiritual power for goodness' sake. Jesus exhibited this kind of power and challenged us to do the same.

Contagion of a demonic kind, including vampirism where the person is afflicted in life and is not one of God's true dead, is something anyone outside of a state of grace is susceptible to, and is certainly not restricted to particular faiths or denominations. We are potentially all at risk from the wiles of the Devil and his demonic horde.

Jesus rejects Satan (Matthew 4: 1-11, Mark 1: 12-13, Luke 4: 1-13)..


  1. I was told (by a traditional Roman Catholic priest) that Our Lord revealed to St. Faustyna that He visits each human soul in that person's last hour of life. He gives each soul three chances to either accept or reject Him. Those that accept Him will be saved, while those who reject Him to the end will be damned. This would mean that we can not despair of the salvation of any human soul: for we can not know what transpires between a dying person's soul and Our Lord.
    Would His Excellency agree with the above statement?
    I thank His Excellency for his time and consideration.

    In Christ,

  2. We place our faith in the Gospel in which we are told in Matthew 10: 38:

    "He who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me."

    And in John 14: 6:

    "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me."

    And, finally, in Acts 4: 12:

    "Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved."

    That is what we know for certain because it is God's Word revealed. No need to add or subtract from the Truth.

    Obviously, like the thief on the Cross, we despair of no person. Whilst anyone still draws breath there is the opportunity of salvation.

  3. bishop sir have you ever read the book micah chapter 4 verse 5 in the old teastament? where it says: "for let all people walk in the name of his god, and we will walk in the name of the Lord our God forever?"
    as for everyone going to hell. well despite what is taught about the rabbi yeshua (jesus' hebrew name) of nazareth going to hell for three days to save souls that were there. and give a victory over death. my belief is he went there because everyone has to go there. it a place of trials as well as punishment. the story of dante's dvine comedy supports this belief. as well as some aprocryphia texts, the teachings of purgatory in the catholic church, as well as jewish teachings of gehenna.
    i respect your christian beliefs sir. but i think there is a bigger picture. and not all who don't believe in Jesus are lost. and the christian theologian Origen believe this as well. peace.

  4. With respect, for Christians, the Old was superseded by the New. Early Christian theologians saw the New Covenant in Christ as a replacement for the Mosaic Covenant. Statements on behalf of the Church have stated her ecclesiastical structures to be a fulfillment and replacement of Jewish ecclesiastical structures.

    Matthew 23: 37-39: Mat 23: 37-39 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem! The city who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, yet you were not willing! See, your house is left to you desolate. For I tell you, you will never see Me again until you say, ‘He who comes in the name of the Lord is the blessed One’!”

    Romans 1: 16-17: "For I am not ashamed of the Good News of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes; for the Jew first, and also for the Greek. For in it is revealed God’s righteousness from faith to faith. As it is written, 'But the righteous shall live by faith.'" [Habakkuk 2: 4]"

    Romans 2: 28-29: "For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, neither is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh; but he is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit not in the letter; whose praise is not from men, but from God."

    Romans 3: 29-31: "Or is God the God of Jews only? Isn’t he the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also, since indeed there is one God who will justify the circumcised by faith, and the uncircumcised through faith. Do we then nullify the law through faith? May it never be! No, we establish the law."

    Romans 9: 6-8: "But it is not as though the word of God has come to nothing. For they are not all Israel, that are of Israel. Neither, because they are Abraham’s seed, are they all children. But, 'In Isaac will your seed be called.' That is, it is not the children of the flesh who are children of God, but the children of the promise are counted as a seed."

    Romans 10: 12-13: "For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, and is rich to all who call on him. For, 'Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.'[Joel 2: 32]"

    Romans 11: 1-6: "I ask then, did God reject his people? May it never be! For I also am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. God didn’t reject his people, which he foreknew. Or don’t you know what the Scripture says about Elijah? How he pleads with God against Israel: 'Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have broken down your altars; and I am left alone, and they seek my life.' But how does God answer him? 'I have reserved for myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to Baal.' Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace. And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work."

    Romans 11: 26: "... and so all Israel will be saved."

    Galatians 2: 14-16: "But when I saw that they didn’t walk uprightly according to the truth of the Good News, I said to Peter before them all, 'If you, being a Jew, live as the Gentiles do, and not as the Jews do, why do you compel the Gentiles to live as the Jews do?' We, being Jews by nature, and not Gentile sinners, yet knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ, and not by the works of the law, because no flesh will be justified by the works of the law."

    Galatians 3: 29: "If you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s seed and heirs according to promise."

    Ephesians 2: 11-22, Ephesians 2: 14: "For he [Jesus] is our peace, who made both [Jews and Gentiles] one, and broke down the middle wall of partition ..."