Some people believe that no one will end up in Hell. They think that God is so merciful that He would not let a person who dies in a state of mortal sin suffer forever. Fr. Ripperger, an exorcist, explains why that is not true.
(View segment from 51:47 to 52:47)
Does God allow people to go to Hell and suffer forever?
When do you choose Hell or Heaven - before or after you die?
- Before you die. After death, it’s too late.
- “Immediately after death the souls of those who die in a state of mortal sin descend into hell.” CCC 1035
How can a person get out of mortal sin before he dies?
- By repenting and accepting God’s mercy and by going to confession as soon as possible.
- “To die in mortal sin without repenting and accepting God’s merciful love means remaining separated from Him forever by our own free choice.” CCC 1033.