The Creed says that Jesus Christ will come to jugde ‘both the living and the dead’.
But, I wonder… :hmmm:
The dead are either:
a) in Heaven:extrahappy:
b) in Purgatory :o
c) in Hell :banghead:
If they are in Heaven or in Hell, they will stay there forever, right? so, why judge them again?
If they are in Purgatory, they have already been judged and are waiting to be ready to go to Heaven. But once Jesus comes, there will be no more Purgatory, so why would He jugde them again if they are already on a bee line to Heaven?
I guess that leaves only those who are alive to be judged when Jesus comes.
So, why does the Creed say that Jesus will judge both ‘the living and the dead’?
Someone please forgive my ignorance and explain!
(better to ask and appear ignorant for a minute than to keep quiet and remain ignorant forever!)