The Infiniteness of Love

True spiritual love of God and neighbor only occurs in cooperation with the supernatural grace of God. True spiritual love of God and neighbor, by finite created persons, has an infiniteness. For true love knows no bounds. And true love of any human person includes, at least implicitly, the true love of God, who is infinite.

Therefore, the true spiritual love of God and neighbor deserves an unending reward in Heaven. That reward is finite, in the sense that the finite created person only receives so much reward and no more, in accord with the Justice and Mercy of God. But that reward is also infinite, in that it never ends.

Therefore, the ultimate rejection of the true spiritual love of God and neighbor, by a person who dies unrepentant from actual mortal sin, also has an infiniteness. For the love that knows no bounds is utterly rejected. And the rejection of that love is always at least implicitly a rejection of God, who is infinite. So this rejection has an infiniteness which deserves an unending punishment in Hell. That punishment is finite, in the sense that the finite created person only receives so much punishment and no more, according to the Justice and Mercy of God. But that punishment is also infinite, in that it never ends.

The infiniteness of love implies an unending reward in Heaven and an unending punishment in Hell.

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