Reality TV star Jessa Duggar lectured Christians in a lengthy Facebook post about God’s wrathful judgment.
“Whenever someone speaks out against something that God calls sin, ‘Don't judge!’ can be heard coming from a thousand lips,” Duggar said. “People don't like to have other people disapprove of the way they're choosing to live their life.”
The 22-year-old newlywed conceded this “hard truth” would not bring her any popularity, but the evangelical Christian celebrity said she could not “hide the truth” from her fans because she cares too much about “their eternal destiny.”
“In this world, people have seared their consciences,” Duggar warned. “The standard of what is ‘ok’ or ‘permissible’ in our society today, hardly reflects God's standard.”
“People are content to live on in lying, cursing, pride, anger, bitterness, disrespecting of parents, lust, pornography, fornication, adultery, and other sexual sins,” she continued, “and if anyone tries to confront them, their attitude and response is, ‘You live your life, I'll live mine. Don't you tell me what to do! Only God can judge me!’”
The star of "19 Kids and Counting" warned that God’s “judgement” is not something to be taken lightly.
“It should scare you! Man's judgement (sic) is a 1000x lighter -- usually just a voicing of disapproval,” Duggar said. “But when unbelieving, sinful men die and stand before God, He justly condemns them to hell.”
Duggar said self-described Christians who live sinful lifestyles falsely believe in a loving God who would not send people to Hell.
“The person speaking this is right -- their god is not angry with them,” she said. “He can't be, because he doesn't exist. They are not talking about the God of the Bible. They have created a god in their own mind to suit themselves.”
Duggar said the Bible teaches that God must punish sin with eternal damnation, and she sneered at “distorted” translations of the Bible that gloss over this.
“Every one of us have broken God's law, and hell is our deserved punishment,” Duggar said.
She said the human heart is “bent toward sin and not righteousness,” so people should follow the Bible instead of their own moral instincts.
“God isn't slacking to fulfill His promised Judgement (sic) on sin -- it's coming,” Duggar warned. “The only reason you're are alive right now is because He is merciful and has kept your heart beating for another day.”
She warned that God could strike anyone down at any time and render his final “judgement” – but she’s not the least bit worried.
“This should be concerning to you,” Duggar said. “I know it was for me! When I saw myself in light of God's standard, and I knew that I fell short. But I found hope in the Gospel -- the ‘good news’ of Jesus Christ! I would still be lost today were it not for His grace!”