Book of Life?


#1

A while back I went to a Baptist church to see a play called “Heavens Gates, Hells Flames”. The play was ok i guess, but I got a few questions:

  1. In the play, the people would die. When they reached heavens gates, they went to an angel, and the angel had this “Book of Life”, there was no St. Peter, no keys, just this book, can someone explain this book to me and tell me if Catholics believe in a “Book of Life”.

  2. In one of the skits, there were these two construction workers and they were talking about “Accepting Jesus as your Personal Lord and Savior”. The man who had already accepted Jesus was trying to get the other one to accept Jesus. The other one was a drunk, a liar, he neglected his family, and he was lazy. Well that man accepted Jesus, and there just happened to be a wall that fell on them after that. They reached heavens gates, went to the book, and they both made it into heaven. Do us as Catholics believe that the lazy, drunk man would’ve been saved?


#2

Book of Revelations Chapter 3 Verse 5

The victor will thus be dressed in white, and I will never erase his name from the book of life but will acknowledge his name in the presence of my Father and of his angels.


#3

DONT POST HERE, I STARTED THIS THREAD AGAIN IN THE APOLOGETICS (SP?) FORUM, I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE BETTER THERE.
-Ryan


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