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Do mentally handicapped people also go to heaven? Does God show mercy to spiritually disadvantaged people?



The Bible does not give us any direct information as to whether the spiritually disadvantaged or disabled can go to heaven. However, there is some biblical evidence that anyone unable to make a decision on their own is covered by the death of Christ. The situation is similar to that of children, where it is widely believed that if they die they will automatically go to heaven before they can choose for or against Christ. One of David's children died and he thought about it: “Now that it is dead, what should I fast? Can i get it back? I will probably go to him; but it does not come back to me ”(2 Samuel 12:23). David knew that one day he would see his child in heaven. From this statement we can assume that babies and young children were covered by the grace of God through Christ's death for salvation.

We can therefore assume that this also applies equally to mentally disadvantaged people. The Word of God doesn't specifically tell us that. Knowing the love, grace and mercy of God seems to suit his character. Any person who is mentally so constrained that they cannot realize their sins and cannot believe in Christ for salvation falls into the same category as children. It is not unreasonable to assume that such persons are also redeemed by grace from the same God who redeems babies and young children.

As always, however, we have to be careful not to let any dogma arise from it, as the Bible does not clearly address the issue. We know that Jesus takes all that the Father gives him as his own and he will not lose anyone on the way (John 6:39). Jesus said, “and I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will tear them out of my hand. 2 (John 10:28). We can take comfort in knowing that our God's plan is always perfect, that he always does what is right and just, and that his love and mercy are infinite and eternal.

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Do mentally handicapped people also go to heaven? Does God show mercy to spiritually disadvantaged people?
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