Catholics see “Four Steps to Heaven” from Two Prophets and One Psalm. #19.

God lets some people see that The Prophets and a Psalm lead God-Fearing People to take “Four Steps to Heaven”.


Question 1:  “How did Isaiah 58:1-9 tell us to obey God’s Command to everyone who meaningfully believes in God:  ‘Thus says The Lord God:  Cry out full-throated and unsparingly, lift up your voice like a trumpet blast;  tell my people of their wickedness, and the house of Jacob their sins.’?”

Answer:  “Isaiah told us ‘His people’ could avoid ‘wickedness’ by:  ‘ . . releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke;  setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke;  sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless;  clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning your back on your own.’


Question 2:  “Why would anyone disobey that ‘Command of God’?”

Answer:  “It is hard for worldly people to obey.  They make a living by ‘binding people unjustly’ and ‘oppressing’ their neighbors by encouraging sin and usury.  Meaningful believers put God ‘before’ earthly powers by obeying His First Commandment, ‘Thou shall have no other gods before Me.’


Question 3:  “Do other Prophets agree with Isaiah?”

Answer:  “All God’s Prophets and people agree with each other and with God.  Amos 5:14 is clear: ‘Seek good and not evil, that you may live;  Then truly The Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you as you claim.’


Question 4:  “Which souls get into Heaven?”

Answer:  “Those who meaningfully ask God for this blessing take Four Steps to Heaven:

First, we realize the Truth in Psalm 51:3-6, 19.  ‘A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn.’

Second, we plead:  ‘Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness.’

Third, we ask for Absolution:  ‘In the greatness of Your compassion wipe out my offense.’

Fourth, we realize how many sins we have that must be absolved:  Thoroughly wash me from my guilt and of my sin cleanse me.’

Catholics take those Those Four Steps because we understand:  ‘A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn.’


Question 5:  “Do Catholics find ‘absolution’ by fasting during Lent?”

Answer:  “Catholics do ‘fast’ from earthly things and desires during Lent.  In another way, we do not ‘Fast’.  We do not deny ourselves The Holy Food provided by Catholic Communion that Jesus told us to receive 14 times!  ‘If you do not eat My Body and drink My Blood you do not have life in you.'”


Question 6:  “Fasting from regular food helps Catholics get greater nourishment for our soul from The Catholic priests who are Ordained in Living Link with The First Bishops.  They were The Disciples who passed on The Power oF Jesus to Provide That Holy Food.

May our beloved neighbors be bessed to understand that historical fact and take The Four Steps to Heaven.


Question 7:  “Why did Jesus say in Matthew 9:14-15 ‘The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.’?”

Answer:  “That ‘fasting’ happens when His Catholic priests are imprisoned, killed, or exiled.  Then, That Holy Food cannot be provided.  By God’s Power, the life-giving effect of Communion always lasts longer than than the ‘oppressions’ of people who hate us for having ‘life in us’“.

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