Did anyone go to heaven before the Resurrection?


#1

I have a fact clarification and a question:

Before Jesus died for our sins, nobody was let into heaven. I have heard this in a few places, is it true?

Then what became of Adam, Abraham, Noah, and other prophets from The Old Testament?

Thank You, and God Bless.
~Will


#2

Before Jesus died for our sins, nobody was let into heaven. I have heard this in a few places, is it true?

By his death and Resurrection, Jesus opened heaven to us (cf. Catechism, 1026). Prior to that time, only Enoch and Elijah are known to have entered heaven (see Gen 5:24; 2 Kings 2:11).

Then what became of Adam, Abraham, Noah, and other prophets from The Old Testament?

They went to hell. For an explanation of this see Did everyone who died before Jesus go to hell?


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