I am at work so this will be short.
If one is sanctified, it is done through the merits of Christ’s sacrifice.
Purgatory is a process by which we are sanctified.
Therefore, purgatory is accomplished through the merits of Christ’s sacrifice.
Ron, where did you get the idea that we do anything in purgatory, such that you would bring it up as an objection? The closest that has been stated in this thread is that a person can benefit from another’s prayer.
This leads back to what I have come to mention in every thread of which you are a part – you argue against what you do not understand.
Let us start with the basics.
Ron, is our justification infused or imputed? Are we truly justified and made righteous by the blood of Christ or are we only declared and reckoned righteous?