Written by Mike Cousineau…

Protestant & Catholic theology differ regarding salvation: The Catholic Church’s teaching regarding salvation has not changed one iota for nearly 2,000 years. Among the now over 40,000 Protestant denominations, their salvation theology has changed substantially from the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, starting in 1517.

Can anyone identify some of the differences of opinion between Catholic & Protestant?

downloadBoth Agree on Judgment: There is no getting out of it. There is no way around it. There are no exceptions. All will undergo the last four things; death, judgment, heaven or hell. Virtually every Christian denomination agrees with one another regarding the last four things. Life will end, everyone will undergo private judgment, and then we will immediately know where we will spend eternity, either heaven or hell.

What about our final moment?

In her Diary, St. Faustina gives us a mystical insight into what our judgment may be like. She writes of Jesus calling to the soul not once, but three times. “If the soul remains unresponsive, whether hardened or despairing, here’s what happens, as written in her diary: “Then the mercy of God begins to exert itself, and, without any co-operation from the soul, God grants it final grace. If this too is spurned, God will leave the soul in this self-chosen disposition for eternity.”

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