Where will you go when you die?


#1

(This is my first time creating a poll, so I hope it works.) I am curious about where most people think they will go after death.


#2

I sincerely hope (and like to think) that I’ll go to purgatory, but I still actively fear hell. I want to do everything I can to ensure my eternal salvation.


#3

If i can slide in behind that door with the capitaly P on it, I will consider it a success :thumbsup:


#4

[quote=space ghost]If i can slide in behind that door with the capitaly P on it, I will consider it a success :thumbsup:
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:amen: You 'n me, Brother… You 'n me! :getholy:
BTW everyone does realize that ALL who go to Purgatory, go to Heaven. It’s like washing up really well before going to the great feast. I like that idea. One should always wash up before one eats. :cool:


#5

Is it true that the vision of purgatory came from St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland?


#6

[quote=Alterum] … I want to do everything I can to ensure my eternal salvation.
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Pray for the poor forgotten souls in purgatory who have no one to pray for them and have been trapped there for a very long time. Your prayers for them will speed their release and they will be eternally grateful by praying for you so that you will have the graces needed at the time of death to be saved from the fires of hell.


#7

[quote=Sir Knight]Pray for the poor forgotten souls in purgatory who have no one to pray for them and have been trapped there for a very long time. Your prayers for them will speed their release and they will be eternally grateful by praying for you so that you will have the graces needed at the time of death to be saved from the fires of hell.
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good post…Agreed! :thumbsup:


#8

Peace be with you!

The Lord tells me:

“I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,
and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?”

Yes, Lord, I believe this. Thank You for the ETERNAL Life that You gave me for free and that costed You Your Holy Blood. Thank You for this heavenly Treasure that NO ONE can take from me. In Your Everlasting Arms I am safe. I will NEVER die. I’ll live with my Beloved!

Amen.

Yaqubos†


#9

I would hope that I would go to Heaven eventually, but being realistic I’ll probably have to go to purgatory first.

Thought-provoking post! :nerd:


#10

Hopefully I will already have died before I die, so that when I die I won’t die :slight_smile:

John.


#11

[quote=prodromos]Hopefully I will already have died before I die, so that when I die I won’t die :slight_smile:

John.
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Try saying that five times in a row!:smiley:


#12

I don’t come from a Catholic family. Most of my family member are protestant, which means that praying the dead probably isn’t common in my family.That means that I’ll probably have no one to pray for me after I’m dead. If, by God’s mercy, I’m fortunate enough to make it to purgatory, I’m probably going to be there so long that I’ll be one of the people assinged to help the Guardian Angel of Purgatory deprogram the place after the Last Day. However, that’s still better than going to hell.


#13

[quote=DarkestHour1980]I don’t come from a Catholic family. Most of my family member are protestant, which means that praying the dead probably isn’t common in my family.That means that I’ll probably have no one to pray for me after I’m dead. If, by God’s mercy, I’m fortunate enough to make it to purgatory, I’m probably going to be there so long that I’ll be one of the people assinged to help the Guardian Angel of Purgatory deprogram the place after the Last Day. However, that’s still better than going to hell.
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You’ll have people praying for you . . . we’ll pray.


#14

I don’t believe in purgatory so I believe I will be going to Heaven, by the grace of God. I should be going to hell but thankfully we have a God of mercy <3


#15

[quote=darwindidntknow]I don’t believe in purgatory so I believe I will be going to Heaven, by the grace of God. I should be going to hell but thankfully we have a God of mercy <3
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darwindidntknow, this is not directed at you because I am not in a position to judge anyone but too many people focus on God being all-merciful and forget that God is also all-just and justice will not allow the wicked to go unpunished because they would then be treated in a similar fashion as the just.

Thus, the reason for purgatory – the place where God’s mercy is demostrated … those that should be damned for being unclean, are saved through the mercy of God by being purified of their sins in purgatory.


#16

Peace be with you!

[quote=Sir Knight]darwindidntknow, this is not directed at you because I am not in a position to judge anyone but too many people focus on God being all-merciful and forget that God is also all-just and justice will not allow the wicked to go unpunished because they would then be treated in a similar fashion as the just.

Thus, the reason for purgatory – the place where God’s mercy is demostrated … those that should be damned for being unclean, are saved through the mercy of God by being purified of their sins in purgatory.
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I know this is not the place to discuss about Purgatory, but let me just make this little comment:

Is the Blood of Jesus Christ ENOUGH to clean the sinner?
Did Jesus bear on Himself our sins, and did He get the JUST punishment for our sins?

In Love,
Yaqubos†


#17

1st Corinthians 3:13 Every man’s work shall be manifest; for the day of the Lord shall declare it, because it shall be revealed in fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work, of what sort it is. 14 If any man’s work abide, which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. 15 If any man’s work burn, he shall suffer loss; but he himself shall be saved, yet so as by fire. (Douay Rheims Version) That’s pugatory friends…straight from the New Testament.


#18

Peace be with you!

[quote=Church Militant]Every man’s works will be tested and if they fail they willl be burned up but he himself shall be saved as through fire.

THAT is purgatory …from the NT.
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This topic is not about Purgatory. Are you sure you want to talk about Purgatory, so that I show you your illusions about that passage you are thinking about?

In Love,
Yaqubos†


#19

[quote=YAQUBOS]Peace be with you!

This topic is not about Purgatory. Are you sure you want to talk about Purgatory, so that I show you your illusions about that passage you are thinking about?

In Love,
Yaqubos†
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You can’t deny that passage…Nor 1st Maccabees 12:46 ** It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from sins.**


#20

[quote=YAQUBOS]Is the Blood of Jesus Christ ENOUGH to clean the sinner?
Did Jesus bear on Himself our sins, and did He get the JUST punishment for our sins?
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Salvation is a gift. Via our free will, we can accept that salvation or reject that salvation by our words & deeds. Those who accespt salvation, are saved but because we have been stained by our sins, we need to be cleansed of those stains in purgatory.


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