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Why Catholic Saints are said to be in heaven but not yet given their resurrected bodies? The saints resurrected bodies will be reunited to their glorified souls only in the last day, with the exception of Blessed Virgin Mary and St.Joseph who are in Heaven with their glorified souls reunited with their resurrected sinless bodies. 994 But there is more. ...


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Souls separated from their bodies understand not from their bodily senses but spiritually. See: ch. 12 "Knowledge in the Separated Soul" of Life Everlasting by Fr. Réginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P., which quotes: Of the Knowledge of the Separated Soul, Summa Theologica I q. 89 by St. Thomas Aquinas: Do these souls know what is happening on earth? St. ...


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My answer isn't scriptural, but simply based on logic. One of the arguments I use with people in regard to abortion is that at conception, a brand new DNA pattern is created. A brand new human being comes into existence. That's one of the things that makes us different than God. God has no beginning or end, we have a beginning. When women say that it's their ...


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I use to have "anxiety" and still do (at times) as to how can I have joy and peace in heaven when I know that here on earth some of my friends and loved one's have died without knowing Jesus Christ. Then the Lord gave me Revelation 21:4-5, "and He shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there shall no longer be any death; there shall no longer be ...


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This is in the realm of speculation, but for sure any Christian in heaven has already been sanctified completely so assuming that we and our friends "make it to the end" and enter heaven, there will be so much goodwill and catching up and learning of why we drifted apart on earth but then immediately forgive each other then focus our attention to have ...


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While the book of Revelation contains much symbolism, it does teach that there are two saved groups, a small group that is numbered at 144,000 which is contrasted with a larger group that is not numbered, the “great multitude.” The 144,000 is mentioned twice in Revelation, chapters 7 and 14. They were “redeemed from the earth” (KJV) and when they sing, it ...


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Not wishing to re-invent the wheel, I will not repeat the biblical basis in user9485's answer regarding the Jehovah's Witness doctrine that only 144,000 people will ever get into heaven, that number being culled from the time of Christ up until the still future point at the great tribulation, when JWs say the 'heavenly calling' will end, all those remaining ...


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