Eternal Judgment

A tenet of the Elementary Teachings about Christ

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Concordance terms:
eternal judgment   judge the world   the day of God’s wrath   everlasting life
adjudication    decision    decree           doom
finding         holding     pronouncement    ruling
sentence        verdict
According to Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary,

Judgment is:

  1. the act of judging; the act or process of the mind and comparing it’s ideas to find their agreement or disagreement, and to ascertain truth; the process of examining facts and arguments to ascertain propriety and justice; the process of examining the relations between one proposition and another.

  2. The ability to come to opinions of things; the power to compare ideas and ascertain the relations of terms and propositions; understanding; good sense; as, a man of sound judgment.

  3. A legal decision; an order or sentence given by a judge or lawn court.

  4. A debt resulting from a court order.

  5. Opinion; notion; as, in my judgment, the case is hopeless.

  6. Criticism or censure.

  7. A misfortune looked on as a punishment from God.

  8. In the Bible, justice; right.

  9. In theology,

    1. God’s final sentence as judgment of all things;

    2. The time of this: often called the last judgment.

Judgment Day - In theology,

  • the last day, or the day when final judgment will be pronounced by God on all people;

  • the end of the world.

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A day is fixed when God will judge the world by Jesus whom he appointed
Acts 17:30,31

(ESV) The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent, because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

Jesus is the Judge
Acts 10:42

(ESV) And he commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one appointed by God to be judge of the living and the dead.

Acts 17:31

(ESV) because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

Psalm 9:7b,8

(NKJV) 7) But the Lord shall endure forever; He has prepared His throne for judgment. 8) He shall judge the world in righteousness, And He shall administer judgment for the peoples in uprightness.

John 5:24

(ESV) Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

John 17:3

(NIV) Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

Romans 6:23

(NIV) For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:1

(NIV) Now we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.

Galatians 6:8

(NIV) The one who sows to please his sinful nature, form that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.

Titus 1:2

(NIV) a faith and knowledge resting on the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,

Hebrews 5:9

(NIV) and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him

Hebrews 9:12

(NIV) He did not enter by means of the blood of goats and calves; but he entered the Most Holy Place once for all by his own blood, having obtained eternal redemption.

Hebrews 9:14

(NIV) How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!

Hebrews 9:15

(NIV) For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance - now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant.

1 John 5:13

(NIV) I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

Jude 1:6

(ESV) And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day—

Jude 1:7

(NIV) In a similar way, Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding towns gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion. They serve as an example of those who suffer the punishment of eternal fire.

Psalm 62:12

(NIV) and that you, O Lord, are loving. Surely you will reward each person according to what he has done.

Proverbs 24:12

(NIV) If you say, “But we knew nothing about this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay each person according to what he has done?

Romans 2:2

(NIV) Now we know that God’s judgment against those who do such things is based on truth.

Romans 2:5

(NIV) But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God’s wrath, when his righteous judgment will be revealed.

Romans 2:6

(NIV) God “will give to each person according to what he has done.” (Psalm 62:12; Proverbs 24:12)

Romans 2:7

(NIV) To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.

Romans 2:8

(NIV) But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger.

Romans 2:9

(NIV) There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile;

Romans 2:10

(NIV) but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.

Romans 2:11

(NIV) For God does not show favoritism.

Romans 2:16

(NIV) This will take place on the day when God judges people’s secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.

Daniel 12:2

(NIV) Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake; some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt.

Matt 25:31-46

(ESV) When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him…​

John 6:40-(47)-54

(NIV) I tell you the truth, he who believes has everlasting life.

John 10:28; 17:1-3

John 10:28 (ESV) I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand…​ John 17:1-3 (ESV) 1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3 And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.