Through the years I have heard this. “Well, that is your interpretation of the Bible.”
Usually, a statement made by those who never pray. Who never study the Scripture. Who do not seek the things of God. And from those who really do not believe the Bible is the word of God.
What is your understanding of this? What does this mean to you? “He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God” (John 3:18). There is not a lot of Biblical scholarship required to know this. God’s word is like that. You can KNOW it.
Believe in Jesus and there is no condemnation. Do not believe in Jesus, and you are condemned already. Why? Because you have not believed. What is your interpretation?