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We are judged the moment we die. We don’t wait for the Resurrection at the end of time to find out where we will spend eternity.
We have a perfect example given by Jesus, who does all the judging of every soul.
19 “There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20 And at his gate lay a poor man named Laz′arus, full of sores, 21 who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man’s table; moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham’s bosom. The rich man also died and was buried; 23 and in Hades, being in torment,
That’s as clear as it gets that immediately after death, we know where we will be spending eternity. As an aside, Abraham’s bosom isn’t heaven…yet.
he lifted up his eyes, and saw Abraham far off and Laz′arus in his bosom. 24 And he called out, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy upon me, and send Laz′arus to dip the end of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am in anguish in this flame.’ 25 But Abraham said, ‘Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and Laz′arus in like manner evil things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in anguish. 26 And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has been fixed, in order that those who would pass from here to you may not be able, and none may cross from there to us.’ 27 And he said, ‘Then I beg you, father, to send him to my father’s house, 28 for I have five brothers, so that he may warn them, lest they also come into this place of torment.’ 29 But Abraham said, ‘They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.’ 30 And he said, ‘No, father Abraham; but if some one goes to them from the dead, they will repent.’ 31 He said to him, ‘If they do not hear Moses and the prophets, neither will they be convinced if some one should rise from the dead.’”
That is clear, this is NOT talking about the period of final judgement and resurrection. The rich man’s family is still alive, while he is in torment.
At the end of time, (whenever that happens) and the resurrection of the body, body and soul are reunited (which could be billions of years from now) . If the soul has been in torment in hell, then they are now reunited with their body in hell,
Same for those in heaven. Souls in heaven are then reunited with their body.
Purgatory ceases to exist since there are no more births and deaths. At the end of time all souls that were in purgatory at that time, are now in heaven