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    Where in the Bible does it say that purgatory exists?

    0  Views: 552 Answers: 3 Posted: 7 years ago
    imagementor4

    The ROMAN church has only recently declared that the belief in Purgatory in now not a article of faith. It is not mentioned to my knowledge in scripture.

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    Nowhere, Purgatory is a Catholic teaching found in extra-biblical writings that were never accepted as Holy Scripture. These writings were rejected for the very fact that they contradicted the Scriptures considered validated by God.

    "Purgatory is the condition or process of purification or temporary punishment[1] in which, it is believed, the souls of those who die in a state of grace are made ready for Heaven."....I find no difference from the Catholic teaching of purgatory and the Protestant view of ascendancy to heaven upon death of the righteous or descendancy to hell for the impenitent sinner. It seems that the Catholic view gives the person the opportunity to "purify" itself through "temporal" punishment to get him ready for heaven. That being said, just think of it, as if the punishment one puts itself thru through bad choices here on earth is not enough, therefore you must go through round 2 in order to be ready for heaven. That's why the goodnews is goodnews - accept Christ as your personal saviour and His blood covers your bill, paid in full. The only requirements - believe (a gift God gives you), and surrending of the will to Christ(another gift from God Himself, where you get divine power to crufified the lusts of the flesh(the old way of living life, motives, objectives)). Turn your eyes to Christ and the things of this world will grow dimn.

    PEOPLELOVER

    You people should be in parliament,you talk a lot but do not say much.

    friendindeed

    No need for Purgatory. If we are in Christ we will go to Heaven. Jesus said to the thief on the cross. 'Today you will be with Me in Paradise' The moment we give our lives to Jesus we are in His family

    spa2004

    sounds a prety naive asumption.Noone will ever give you leave to commit all the sins you care to by gving you the absurd gurantee that yr sins were already paid for!l cant think of better recepe 4 disaster!
    spa2004

    sounds a prety naive asumption.Noone will ever give you leave to commit all the sins you care to by gving you the absurd gurantee that yr sins were already paid for!l cant think of better recepe 4 disaster!

    The ROMAN church has only recently declared that the belief in Purgatory in now not a article of faith. It is not mentioned to my knowledge in scripture.

    spa2004

    l see you dispute the word "purgatory" the consequence of it remains no matter what you don't call it.re-naming anything is does not destroy it.


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