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The statement of "choosing to go to hell" is an over-simplification that really is an example of intellectual laziness, and is a great example of the difference between the "true theology" of a group and the type of pop-theology that springs up and causes great confusion. Looking at it from any side, saying that people choose to go to hell does not make ...


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Immediately at death the soul is judged by Jesus Christ, this is called the particular judgment. If you died a Baptized Catholic in a state of grace you will go to Purgatory or Heaven, otherwise you will go to Hell or Limbo of the children.[see notes] A soul in purgatory will suffer there for a time but ultimately end up in Heaven. Then at the end of the ...


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In the Penny Catechism Q 332. asks, "What are the four last things to be ever remembered?" The answer is: The four last things to be ever remembered are Death, Judgment, Hell, and Heaven. [cf. Ecclus 7:36]. Therefore after death the body turns to dust and the soul of man is judged1. The soul of man then goes to hell or to heaven (perhaps via ...


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It means that in the end, you get what you choose. If you chose evil, consequences follow. If you choose good, consequences follow. Also remember that our motives matter. There IS as difference whether I reject Christianity because I didn't understand, or because I fear that my friends will laugh at me if I openly show it. That happens more often than you ...



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