Why did God take Enoch, Moses and Elijah to heaven but let all his other faithful followers die in pain?

Where they not good enough? Sure someone like Abraham who was willing to sacrifice his own son for God deserved to be taken to heaven without having to die. Isn't he supposed to be just?

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  • 1 month ago

    Most people enter into a state of rest and perfection (and of purification first, sometimes) when they die.  Other people, some few, are chosen to continue ministering to God's children in the flesh.  They can feel sorrow for the wickedness of the world.  I don't envy them their situation any more.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    No one entered heaven before Jesus, so none of them went to heaven, they are awaiting Jesus to resurrect them in the last day.

    (John 3:13) Moreover, no man has ascended into heaven but the one who descended from heaven, the Son of man.

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  • 1 month ago

         No one of these men were taken to heaven because Jesus said:" Moreover, no man has ascended into heaven but the one who descended from heaven, the Son of man." (John 3:13). So nobody was taken to the heavens BEFORE JESUS!!!!

    The sky that Elijah ascended to was the atmosphere of the earth (Psalm 78: 26; Matthew 6: 26). Moving through the earth's atmosphere, the chariot of fire apparently transported Elijah to another part of the earth, where he lived for some time. Many years after this, Elijah wrote a letter to Goram, king of Judah."Eventually a written message came to him from E·liʹjah the prophet, saying: “This is what Jehovah the God of David your forefather says, ‘You have not walked in the ways of your father Je·hoshʹa·phat or in the ways of King Aʹsa of Judah."(2 Chronicles 21:12).

     The Bible says about Enoch: "By faith Eʹnoch was transferred so as not to see death, and he was nowhere to be found because God had transferred him; for before he was transferred he received the witness that he had pleased God well."(Hebrews 11:5) BUT READ FURTHER: "In faith all of these died, although they did not receive the fulfillment of the promises; but they saw them from a distance and welcomed them and publicly declared that they were strangers and temporary residents in the land." (Hebrews 11:13). You see, it is written: ALL OF THESE DIED!!! IT MEANS THAT ENOCH DIED TOO.  The Bible says that he was taken, but not to heaven, it's not written. His life was taken, and no more.... He could not go to heaven because first men who were invited to the heavens, were apostles, and before them no one went to heaven, even Moses.

    We read about him, that..."He buried him in the valley in the land of Moʹab, opposite Beth-peʹor, and nobody knows where his grave is down to this day." SO HE WAS BURIED, BUT NOBODY KNOWS WHERE IS HIS GRAVE. And that's all. It doesn't mean that he was taken to heaven...

    So God is righteous to all people, He can't have different relation to His righteous people. He loves all of them and blessed them much...

    More information about people who will be taken to the heavens, you can find in the website jw.org

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  • Do not be the Devil's advocate, God does what He is, according to His Will, He knows, what He does, and why He does it!

    My brother Enoch and, the Prophet Elijah, my brother, will return to earth by the will of God, to do what he predetermined against many nations.

    In the end, they will kill the body of Enoch and Elijah, but they will live with the soul, and God will rain fire from the sky, and thousands of people will die.

    Since flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom God, if you do not pass from physical death, he has established a plan, and no one can tell God, what do you do?

    saiah 45:9-10.

    9 “Woe to him who strives with him who formed him,

        a pot among earthen pots!

    Does the clay say to him who forms it, ‘What are you making?’

        or ‘Your work has no handles’?

    10 Woe to him who says to a father, ‘What are you begetting?’

        or to a woman, ‘With what are you in labor?’”

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    None of them went to heaven.

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  • 1 month ago

    Simple.  Because "Sin entered the world and death by sin."  Romans 5:12. Your question as it pertains to Abraham is answered by Romans 11:33-36.

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  • Ralph
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    The fact of the matter: The reason is because they built a golden calf an worshiped it like it was God The Lord Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, and God destroys evilness. That is why God took God chosen and destroyed the unsaved of the world.

    Source(s): King James holy bible
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    • Ralph
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      The fact of the matter: If you are a true believer of God one that is chosen then you will not be judged by God, because are sins are paid for by the blood of Christ, that is why they could go into heaven

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  • 1 month ago

    ACCORDING TO MR HAGEE IT IS ABRAHAM, ISAAC AND JACOB UP THERE RIGHT NOW WITH GOD!!

    • Lyuba1 month agoReport

      According to the Bible, they are not in the heavens because they live before Jesus: "Moreover, no man has ascended into heaven but the one who descended from heaven, the Son of man." (John 3:13)

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  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It's just a rather silly story.  None of it really happened.  Don't take it all so seriously!

  • For His Purpose

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