Do I Feel Guilt for Those Not Saved?

Many people feel guilty if they are saved from a plane crash or from the Holocaust, when most are not saved from the terrible events. So, am I guilty being saved when those who are left behind are unsaved in large numbers?

Yes, I do experience  a sorrow, maybe not guilt. My heart breaks at the Holocaust victims who are not saved. They have way more Jewish DNA than I do. They could have been included in the Romans 11 grafting of the original branches onto the Olive Tree. But I don't see that happening.

I hurt over any family members who would pass on without Christ!

I am very aware that the Holocaust victims were born prior to 1948, and I, who am elect in Christ, was born in 1949, just one year after the sign of God's peace with the elect Jews was established. (Luke 21:24)

The nation of Israel is only a sign that the elect Gentiles have all been saved, not holy in any Dispensationalist way. Read this blog for the Truth about Israel.

My heart breaks for these survivors of the Holocaust the most. It is because they were spared only to not be spared eternally. I can't help it. I crumble at this thought.  They lived their lives in a prison of guilt and depression. They remember their families brutally savaged by the Nazis. Who couldn't feel compassion for these people.

And yet, the plan of God is for the elect in Christ, and suffering for those more righteous than me, who suffered more than me doesn't count toward their salvation. It is true. It is a hard truth, even for the elect in Christ to embrace.

The Apostle Paul said he could give up his own salvation to save his fellow Jews who were in the process of being hardened for 2000 years. He agonized, and so do I.

It is how we should be in God's eyes. It is hard. Very hard. Salvation is in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and his pain and suffering, that he did not have to experience, was great and it was for those he wanted before the world was made.

The elect are blessed in the face of pain, and the elect are thankful for being delivered from that which others suffer penalty. It isn't like we deserved it. And perhaps that is why we so strongly feel the sorrow from time to time for others not brought into the fold of our Messiah.

See also:

New Covenant Theology


1646 First London Confession


Luther and Menno: A Failure of Protestant and Anabaptist Doctrine


How to Go to Hell: Believe in the Three Uses of the Law


Charles Spurgeon Prince of Law Preaching


Why Was God Angry at Israel


Sephardic Bnei Anusim Hear This!


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