When we got around to John 14:6
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me
x said that there must be some loophole. God isn't a punishing god. I allowed as how that if we don't believe in Jesus we're going to hell. Yes, he said, but Jesus is always smiling, always giving people the thumbs up.
Read the Bible and believe it.
Why did Jesus weep over Jerusalem?
23for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
English Standard Version (ESV)
THERE IS NO LOOPHOLE.