Dead Children Are in the Kingdom of God
It is a tragedy that many parents face: Their beloved young child dies. I am here to give you hope and faith: your child is undeniably in the Kingdom of God.
Children are so important to God's will, that Jesus once took a child into his arms and said,
The kingdom of God is for little children, even if they do not believe in Jesus Christ.
But My Child Had Original Sin, How Can He Be Resurrected? Back to Top ↑
Some churchmen will say that all children are born with original sin. This foreign theological construction states that because Adam sinned, all human beings are fully sinful. A few churchmen use this concept to say that they must baptise all children. Jesus never said or indicated anything about original sin existing, so you should not be worried about this foreign theological construct. It is a ploy that results in scaring people to join congregations while they have young children.
Rest easy, your child is at peace.
Did My Sin Cause My Child’s Death? Back to Top ↑
Unless you literally murdered your child, it is not your fault that your child died. God does not interfere with the workings of nature. As Jesus said,
If your child's death was preventable, then it was due to some human reason. And if your child's death was due to illness, it was due to some physiological reason. In neither of these, did God play a role.
Your child did not die because of your sin.
Did My Child’s Sin Cause Their Death? Back to Top ↑
Likewise, your child did not die because of their own sin. Take this passage from the gospels:
Death happens to both the wicked and the good, and since Jesus came, sin has no part in deciding when people die.
How Can I Go On Without My Child? Back to Top ↑
This world is a difficult place, and God isn't here.(
It was only when the prodigal son hated his life that he was able to listen to the will of his father, and for many of us, it is the same. Take this opportunity to learn about the will of God, and why exactly bad things happen to good people like you.
But do not worry about your dead child. It is the will of God for them to be resurrected at the last day.
Further Resources Back to Top ↑
If you're asking yourself questions such as, "Where was God?" and "Why did God allow this evil thing?", it may be helpful to learn more about how God sees evil and tradegies for your own peace. Please see: