Judgment

  • Lev. 16:29, 30. The sanctuary cleansed from the confessed sins of the people on the day of atonement.
  • Heb. 9:23. The heavenly sanctuary will be cleansed.
  • Jer. 2:22. Every sin is written in heaven.
  • Acts 3:19-21. The sins of the righteous will all be blotted out. Every case will be decided before the sins are blotted out; this will be the cleansing of the heavenly sanctuary.
  • 1 Thess. 4:16, 17. Before Christ comes, a line is drawn between the righteous and the wicked.
  • Dan. 7:9-11. Daniel was shown earthly powers carrying forward their work while the judgment was in session in heaven.
  • Rev. 11:18, 19. John saw the nations angry during the judgment.
  • Acts 24:25. The judgment was still in the future in Paulís day; therefore, it must take place between Paulís day and the second coming of Christ.
  • Acts 17:31. Judgment appointed. Christís resurrection a pledge of the judgment.
  • Rev. 14:6, 7. An angel announces the opening of the judgment.
  • Rev. 14:8-14. There were only two other messages to be given to the world. The work of cleansing the earthly sanctuary was not seen by the people; they accepted it by faith. The real work of judgment is in heaven. We follow our Priest by faith.
  • Rom. 2:12, 13; Eccl . 12:13, 14; Jas. 2:12; Ps. 96:13. The law of God is the standard in the judgment.
  • Dan. 7:10. The judgment is an examination of books.
  • Rev. 20:12. The people are judged by what is written in the books.
  • Rom. 14:11, 12. Everyone ,"shall give an account of himself to God."
  • Acts 24:25. The preaching of the judgment and temperance caused kings to tremble.

Nature of the Judgment

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