Friday, November 2, 2012

Quotes of the Bible: existence of the purgatory (Catholic Doctrine)

-2 Maccabees 12:40 “Then under the tunic of each one of the dead they found sacred tokens of the idols of Jamnia, which the law forbids the Jews to wear. And it became clear to all that this was the reason these men had fallen.”
· 2 Maccabees 12:45 “But if he was looking to the splendid reward that is laid up for those who fall asleep in godliness, it was a holy and pious thought. Therefore he made atonement for the dead, so that they might be delivered from their sin.”
· Acts 14:22 “There they strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in faith, saying, “It is through many persecutions that we must enter the kingdom of God.”
· 2 Corinthians 5:10 “For all of us must appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each may receive recompense for what has been done in the body, whether good or evil.”
· Hebrews 9:27 “And just as it is appointed mortals to die once, and after that the judgment.”
· Revelation 21:27 “But nothing unclean will enter it, nor anyone who practices abomination or falsehood, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s book of life.”

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