What Happens To Those Who Have Not Heard The Gospel - Can They Be Saved?
All people know of God the Father, all people reject God the Father, and there are no innocent people. All of us are condemned not for what we haven’t heard, but for what we have heard.
Salvation comes only through knowing Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour. Yet, no one will be condemned for not having heard of Jesus. All know of God because he has revealed himself to everyone through creation, yet we suppress the truth of the knowledge of God. God has revealed himself clearly through creation. Those who haven’t heard the gospel, perish and cannot be saved.
Salvation comes from hearing the good news of Jesus Christ. Faith comes from hearing the word of Christ. We are called to be disciples, and to share the gospel with others. God has chosen to delegate to us the mission of evangelism and sharing the gospel, and we ought to live it out.
9 Sep 2013
Andrew is the Lead Pastor of City on a Hill Geelong. He has spent most of his life as an officer in the Australian Army. Graduating with the Sword of Honour from the Australian Defence Force Academy, he served in Infantry and Intelligence, including operations in East Timor with the commandos. He holds a postgraduate degree in International Relations from Oxford University and an MDiv from Ridley College. Andrew later became an Army Chaplain at the Australian Recruit Training Centre at Kapooka, before leaving the full time Army in 2013 to plant City on a Hill Geelong. Andrew has been married to his beautiful wife Danna for over 20 years and has five young children. He loves the ocean, traveling, camping, playing with his kids (including attending their innumerable sporting matches), and reading military history.