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Jonathan wrote:

Hi, guys —

Good afternoon,

I have an inquiry concerning life after death.

  • What happens to the spirit after death?
  • Is there an instant judgment or do we wait until the end of time for a Final Judgment?

I will be looking forward to your soonest reply.

Regards,

Jonathan

  { What happens to the spirit after death; is there an instant judgment or do we wait until the End? }

Bob replied:

Jonathan,

After death there is a personal judgement, between you and God, then in the final judgement (later) there is a public declaration — of who is on what side. The soul separates from the body to face judgment at death, but it has an ultimate destination — Heaven or Hell.

Purgatory is not a third final destination but a condition of purification on the way to Heaven. (It is temporary, though can be expedited by our assistance.) We call it the four last things:

  1. Death
  2. Judgment
  3. Heaven, or
  4. Hell.

The game plan is to be on God's side.

Peace,

Bob Kirby

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