But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the Way of Truth shall be evil spoken of. And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not. (2Pe 2:1-3)
GOD is not willing that any should perish, but those that chose to live apart from Him are given the choice to remain separated for all eternity. All of us have been judged for our sin and rebellion against our Holy and Righteous GOD, the only wise GOD and our Saviour. Those that repent and put their trust in Him and His finished and perfect work on the Cross are saved, but those who refuse to surrender to Him on His terms remain lost and dead in their trespasses and sins. We cannot pay for our sin, for we are already guilty and worthy of death. Only the sinless death of a perfect sacrifice can pay for sin. The sacrifices brought in faith in the Messiah covered sin for a season, but when Christ humbled Himself and became a man and went willingly and humbly to that cruel Roman cross, He paid our penalty for sin and took our place, redeeming those that believe from the curse of sin and death, and satisfied the wrath of GOD.
We who are in Christ, having been delivered from the kingdom of darkness, are called to shine in this world, serving as His ambassadors with the Word of righteousness and ministering to those around us who are hurting and in need. We are commanded to love one another even as He loved us and gave Himself for us, as we disciple one another in the Word of God that we may grow thereby and have our senses exercised to discern both good and evil. We are commissioned to take the Good News of forgiveness of sin through repentance and reconciliation with the Father to this lost and dying world, and as we go, proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all that will hear, that they may believe that Jesus is the Christ and have life in His Name.
For GOD is not willing that any should perish, but that all would come to repentance and the knowledge of the Truth. Jesus loves you and wants to establish a covenant relationship with you that is real and personal. Surrender to Him on His terms and He will give you a brand new life of discipleship and fellowship with Him that is abundant and everlasting. GOD calls you to trust Him and what He has already done for you to pay your sIn debt. He has provided the only way of reconciliation with GOD, forgiveness from GOD, and Salvation through Jesus Christ, the Son of GOD who is GOD the Son, to give you a new life in Christ. Turn away from yourself and your sIn and turn to Him alone for eternal Life, now and always.