"The patriarchs, prophets, and certain other Old Testament figures have been and always will be honored as saints in all the Church’s liturgical traditions." CCC 61
- Are there people from thousands of years ago who didn’t know God who went to heaven?
- How can someone (like Adam or Eve) become a saint without knowing Christ?
- Do you consider Solomon to be a saint? Why or why not?
- Why don’t we speak more about saints like Lazarus?
- What sort of hope did the Old Testament saints have? Did they hope for heaven?
- How did women enter the old covenant when the men were entered in by circumcision?
- Where is it in the Bible that Lucifer thought he was the chosen one, but that Jesus was sent in his stead?
- Is Eve considered to be a saint?
- Were the people in Abraham’s day considered to be cavemen, or were cavemen before Abraham?
- Steve, you used to be Baptist and lived a Christian life and believed you were saved. Now that you’re Catholic, why can’t you believe that anymore?
The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton