For Further Study
The Early Church Fathers on Purgatory (Free)
Books - Purgatory by Rev. Frederick William Faber and The Biblical Basis of Purgatory by John Salza
CD - God's Perfect Plan- Purgatory And Indulgences Explained by Tim Staples
Radio Replies First Volume - Indulgences
Indulgences - and Why they Remain Vital to us Today [Catholic Caucus]
Pope OKs plenary indulgence for Lourdes' 150th anniversary [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
[What Every Catholic Needs to Know about] Gaining Indulgences [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
A Brief Catechism for Adults - Lesson 26: Indulgences
Vatican says Catholics can get indulgence for sick-day activities (Devotional Announcement)[World Day of the Sick]
ortiuncula Indulgence can be obtained this Sunday
He who holds the keys to the kingdom - the Catholic practice of granting indulgences
POPE GRANTS PLENARY INDULGENCE FOR YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST
New Plenary Indulgence to Mark Year of the Eucharist
None of the explainations make sense.
I do not recall a requirement for temporal punishment always taught by the Church, either in this life or in the afterlife.
Men, being Man, will sin, that is why we are blessed by God to have Jesus as a payment for our sin.
God gives us examples of punishment in this life, as your David citation shows, but also examples of raw salvation by faith only in Jesus.
The only example I see of someone asking any other to atone for their sins is by the Jews in relation to their priests.
I believe, therefore I am redeemed.
“Jesus says: “On the Day of Judgment men will render account for every careless word they utter.” How would someone who died with non mortal sins account “for every careless word?” Purgatory is the only possible answer.”
The Day of Judgement is a one-time occurence, according to the Bible, and it happens after Christ’s second coming. So, if we are to render account on that day, how can we being made to account ahead of that day, via Purgatory be the “only possible answer”, or even the most logical answer? Are we to be made to account beforehand, and then again at the Day of Judgement?