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Catholic view of Purgatory ... Is it real?

Michael_Jay's picture

Love involved in living out the commandments

I'm sure that most people who do good works do so out of love for God. In any case let it not be asumed that people doing good works are all in a state of unrepented sin. Committed Christians who examine their conscience daily through prayer not only review the sins of commission or ommission but also review how they have lived up to the ten commandments as part of loving God. Not all those who cry 'Lord, Lord' will be saved i.e., not all who say they believe as even the Devil knows that Jesus exists and had a more immediate knowledge and love of the truth before his own fall.