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Actress Jessica Alba Rejects Hell and God's Judgment

The magazine Vanity Fair recently (December 2015) published an article on the actress Jessica Alba, which had the following paragraph on Alba's faith and views on God:

Alba's childhood was marked by two things: illnesses … that landed her in the hospital often, and a burning desire to leave a mark on the world, which at the age of 12 meant becoming a devout born-again Christian. "I was seeking a purpose," Alba says of her years as a member of a conservative Christian youth group. "I wanted to exist for a reason." This lasted until she was 17, when, she says, she was turned off by the boundaries and labels set by fellow churchgoers. That year, she attended an acting workshop in Vermont and "fell crazy in love with a cross-dressing ballet dancer who had a baby and was bisexual. I was like, 'There's just no way he's going to hell!'" Acting opened her to a new world of creative people and a community where she belonged. "I felt like, at the end of the day, God is love and everyone is human."

Editor's Note: Alba expresses what many in our culture feel and think—that God does not and will not judge sin. But the Cross shows God's righteous judgment of sin and that he bears our sin.

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