FAQ 48

Question:

What is Hell like? Every time I think of Mr.Norio Nagayama(永山則夫), who committed a brutal crime but came to believe in God in jail, wrote a book named “Ignorant Tears” and was sent to the chair at last, emotions throng on my heart. Did he go to Hell? In view of his tremendous penitence, isn’t there any chance of his being forgiven by God ?

  • What is A like?  Aはどんな感じですか?
  • every time S+V SがVする度に
  • commit 犯す
  • brutal 残忍な
  • sin 罪
  • come to~ 〜するようになる
  • jail 刑務所
  • ignorant 無知の
  • tear 涙
  • send A to the chair Aを死刑にする
  • emotions 感情
  • throng 押し寄せる
  • tremendous 凄まじい
  • penitence 懺悔
  • forgive 赦す

Answer:

There is a law that in the other world people experience the converse to the experiences in this world like a mirror. The Karma you make in this world of giving things to others as charity (precedent cause) will make Karma of being given things from others in the other world(subsequent effect) . So if you should kill someone in this world, you could have an experience of being killed in the other world. The initiative of all things is in this world of Reality, so that’s why this world is very precious.

  • law 法則
  • the other world あの世
  • converse 逆の
  • precedent 先行する
  • cause 原因
  • subsequent 次に起こる
  • effect 結果
  • initiative 主導権
  • that’s why S+V そういうわけでSはVするのです
  • precious 貴重な

In that sense, he goes to Hell once to experience the converse to what he did. However, that he reflected upon himself deeply in this world means that he goes to some comfortable world after going to Hell. Yes. We can balance our sins by accumulating your remorse, good deeds and good faith. In this world, there is a chance for you to atone for the sins you committed until the last moment before you die .

  • sense 意味
  • reflect 反省する
  • comfortable 快適な
  • balance 相殺する
  • accumulate 蓄積する
  • remorse 改心
  • deed 行い
  • faith 信仰
  • atone 償う
  • until the last moment ギリギリまで
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