Get a first-grader to help you...
You need to get out of that fog!!!!<quoted text>
You'd be surprised what a child can teach you.
But besides that point, you - a non-Catholic, rcvd baptism ("got saved" in some eyes), at some later year in your life [my speculation]. I think cowboy stated he "got saved" when he was about 9 yrs old (or something like that).
So with these examples, I believe you are saying that, you believe if a child isn't baptized and dies, that child would die go to hell. One could surmise that this lack of baptism at an early age, could negate the role of baptism altogether, because the child may not have known about Jesus and the role of baptism in Christianity. Thus would not be responsible for possible "torment" and still have access to "heaven".
Of course, unless you think the child automatically goes to hell. But then you only have words of men to prove this, and nothing nothing else.....hmmmmm. Another conundrum.
Must be a lot of children in "hell", huh?
Here Jesus encourages one to be like a child:
(1) His disciples said: "When will you appear to us, and when will we see you?"
(2) Jesus said: "When you undress without being ashamed and take your clothes
(and) put them under your feet like little children (and) trample on them,
(3) then [you] will see the son of the Living One, and you will not be afraid."
Just make sure you separate the differences between belief and fact, and then understand why they were supposedly said.
As a Catholic..I was baptized as an infant. As an adult, son of God, I was baptized....so, if Dan is correct, I have twice the Salvation as most people!!!!
The reason I asked that you get a first-grader to help you,is,I, in no way, ever said, insinuated, and/or/nor indicated that any person who dies without being baptized goes to hell.