Written on 26 November 2014, 06.57 by Gene C.Alberto

What are the circumstances that will surround Christ’s second coming?

Christ has told us that He is coming again at the end of the world.  He will come sitting on the clouds of heaven and His angels with Him.  The bodies of all those who have died will rise and go to meet Him.  It is then that He will judge the living and the dead.

The judgment will be passed on all men immediately after the resurrection of the body.  It is called general judgment.

 

What is meant by “resurrection of the body”?

At the end of the world the bodies of all men will rise from the earth and be united again to their souls nevermore to be separated

The bodies of the just will rise to share forever in the glory of their souls.  However, the bodies of the damned will also rise to share in the eternal punishment of their souls.

 

 

What is the judgment call which will be passed on each one of us immediately after death?

It is called the particular judgment.

If everyone is judged immediately after death, why will there be a general judgment?

Although everyone is judged immediately after death, it is fitting that there be a general judgment in order that the justice, wisdom and mercy of God may be glorified in the presence of all.

The general judgment is not really a trial, but a judgment, that is, a public declaration of the sentences or rewards already given or made in the particular judgment.

What are the rewards or punishments appointed for men after the particular judgment?

They are heaven, purgatory or hell.

Has the body of any human person ever been raised from the dead and taken into heaven?

By the special privilege of her Assumption, the body of the Blessed Virgin Mary, united to her immaculate soul, was glorified and taken...

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