No one else in human history was exactly like Jesus Christ. The reason is because he wasn’t only fully human, he was also fully God. On that first Christmas, God, the Bible says, stooped down from heaven and took upon himself our flesh.
God commands us to avoid sexual relationships outside of marriage. The Bible says, “Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral” (Hebrews 13:4).
If this life is all there is, then we don’t have any reason to hope our lives will ever be better. But in heaven, the Bible says, “There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away” (Revelation 21:4).
Refusing the gift God freely offers us of salvation in Jesus Christ is the worst. Jesus said this is the only sin that God cannot forgive, because we are rejecting the Holy Spirit’s witness about Jesus, and claiming the Holy Spirit is telling a lie. (Mark 3:28-29.)
God hasn’t told us everything we’d like to know about evil and why it exists, but one thing is clear: God is not the author of evil, nor does he give in to its allure. The Bible says, “God cannot be tempted by evil” (James 1:13).
If angels safeguard us now, can’t they also be trusted to safeguard our journey to heaven? Of course. The Bible says, “Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?” (Hebrews 1:14).