Catholics ask an unusual question: “How many human souls can fit inside a bathtub?”

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Question 1: “What an interesting question!  ‘Why do Catholics wonder:  ‘How many souls can fit inside a bathtub?'”

Answer:   “Catholics spend a lot of time thinking about getting our souls into Heaven!  We are the only people on earth who Think Clearly enough to have all the ‘keys to The Kingdom of Heaven’ that Jesus gave His Life to leave to The First Pope of The One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church He Spoke Into Being with His Holy, Church-Creating Word!

‘And I say unto you thou art Peter and on this rock I build My Church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.  I give you the keys to The Kingdom of Heaven.'”


Question 2:  “What does that have to do with how many souls can fit in a bathtub?”

Answer:  “When we were conceived, our mind, body, and soul was the size of a small grain of salt.   If a trillion people have lived on earth in the past hundred thousand years, their souls would fill a thousand bathtubs!”


Question 3:  “That is an interesting thought!  Did our soul fit inside us when we were the size of a grain of salt?  Or was our a tiny ‘cloud’ around that grain of salt?”

Answer:  “That is an intelligent question!   It may have been a ‘cloud inside’ that grain of salt!   If our soul is a tenth as big as a grain of salt,  a trillion souls would fill a hundred bathtubs.”


Question 4:  “Why is that important to Catholics?”

Answer:  “The Bible describes each human soul as a ‘witness to life’ in Rev. 6: 9:  ‘When He broke the fifth seal I saw underneath the altar all the souls of all the people who had been killed on account of The Word of God, for witnessing to it.'”


Question 5:  “Does every person on earth become a ‘witness to life’ at the moment of our conception?”

Answer:  “Each of us was a ‘witness to life’ then, just as each of us is a ‘witness to life’ forever.”


Question 6:  “What do ‘witnesses to life’ whose ‘life’ was taken from them do when they go to Heaven”?

Answer:  “Rev 6:10 tells us that St. John saw and heard their loud cries!  ‘They shouted aloud ‘Holy, faithful Master, how much longer will You wait before You pass sentence and take vengeance for our deaths on the inhabitants of the earth?'”


Question 7:  “What did God do and say to them?”

Answer:   “‘Each of them was given a white robe and they were told to be patient a little longer until the roll was complete and their fellow servants and brothers had been killed just as they had been.'”


Question 8:  “How long do they have to ‘be patient’?”

Answer:  “Until Judgment Day!”


Question 9:  “What happens on Judgment Day?”

Answer:  “Rev 7:9 is clear!  ‘After that I saw a huge number, impossible to count, of people from every nation, race, tribe, and language;  they were standing in front of The Throne and in front of The Lamb, dressed in white robes and holding palms in their hands.'”


Question 10:  “Catholics hold ‘palm branches’ on Palm Sunday.  Are they the only people in Heaven?”

Answer:   “It may be that the people in Heaven from ‘every nation, race, tribe, and language’ include all those who were blessed to follow The One Catholic Teaching that identifies and protects all who are ‘witnesses to life’:  ‘Life must be protected from conception until natural death.'”


Catholics reach that conclusion after asking an unusual question:  “How many souls can fit inside a bathtub?”


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