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  • The Catholic Church does not teach that everyone goes to heaven. • Heaven • Heaven is eternal life with God; communion of life and love with the Trinity and all the blessed. Heaven is the state of supreme and definitive happiness, the goal of the deepest longings of humanity. • Hell • Hell is the state of complete and final self-exclusion from communion with God and the blessed, reserved for those who refuse by their own free choice to believe and be converted from sin, even to the end of their lives No one really knows what hell is like. It has been described by people who have not been there as everything from flames to a frozen lake (Dante). • Heaven vs. Hell • A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, "Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like." The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in. In the middle of the room was a large round table. In the middle of the table was a large pot of stew which smelled delicious and made the holy man's mouth water. The people sitting around the table were thin and sickly. They appeared to be famished. They were holding spoons with very long handles that were strapped to their arms and each found it possible to reach into the pot of stew and take a spoonful, but because the handle was longer than their arms, they could not get the spoons back into their mouths. The holy man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering. The Lord said, "You have seen Hell." They went to the next room and opened the door. It was exactly the same as the first one. There was the large round table with the large pot of stew which made the holy man's mouth water. The people were equipped with the same long-handled spoons, but here the people were well nourished and plump, laughing and talking. The holy man said, "I don't understand." "It is simple" said the Lord, "it requires but one skill. You see, they have learned to feed each other, while the greedy think only of themselves." For more information, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church, section 1023 and following: http://www.nccbuscc.org/catechism/text/pt1sect2chpt3art12.htm#1023 With love in Christ.
  • First, that 144,000 people are all Jews. They are sealed to stay on this earth after Christ calls up His children. Their job is to go around the earth for either 3 and a half years or 7 years winning as many people as they can to Christ. The Bible teaches that our earth will be destroyed and that a new earth will be made for us to either live a thousand years on or forever after a thousand years. I am not sure yet because I am studying that now. There are different views on that. Some is that earth will explode and be the lake of fire, or that The New Jerusalem will desend from Heaven and land on the new earth. And last, only people that trust Jesus as the true way to Heaven. Jesus said in John 10 that He is the door. Meaning that there is no other way into Heaven but by Him. Not everyone is going to go to heaven that is a sure thing, but sad.
  • Psalm 37;29 matches (Revelation 7:9) After these things I saw, and, look! a great crowd, which no man was able to number, out of all nations and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes; and there were palm branches in their hands. THEY WILL LIVE ON THE EARTH. Your answer...because they are wrong. As well as with the trinity teaching.

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