The Soul departing the body

This question was posed to me yesterday by one of my students but I truly do not have an answer for it. The question was once someone dies how does their soul get to judgement. I believe she was speaking more in want of physical answers to exactly how it gets there, and someone said that angels come and get the soul. I was thinking that was one of the unknowns- it just gets there and that is the important part. Am I even close to a half-way decent answer? I am curious now myself how it gets there.

The soul, once the body dies, does not really exist in a particular “place.” Rather, it exists in the presence of God, who also does not occupy a particular space. So it’s not a problem “getting” there. We are already there. The soul doesn’t have to travel through space to get to God for judgment.

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