³So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.

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Let·s be Judgmental 
The Bible speaks of different judgments on various times and involving separate subjects: 
Christians at the ´judgment seat of Christµ (II Cor. 5:10) for their bodily ´labourµ (5:9) immediately after the Grand Reunion in the air (I Thess. 4:16-17);  Nations at the Second Coming just prior to the inauguration of the Millennial reign of the Son of Man (Matt. 25:31-46) on the Earth;  Dead people, small and great, before the Great White Throne (Rev. 20:11-15) while floating in space due to the vanishing away of the heaven and the earth;

 Dr. Cyrus. I. Scofield distinguishes seven (7) major judgments in the Bible: 
The judgment of the believers· sins in the cross of Christ (John 12:31)  The believers· self-judgment (I Cor. 11:31)  The judgment of the believers· works (II Cor. 5:10)  The judgment of the nations at the return of Christ (Matt. 25:32)  The judgment of Israel at the return of Christ (Ezek. 20:37)  The judgment of angels after the one thousand years (Jude 6)  The judgment of the wicked dead with which the history of the present earth ends.

I Cor.Dr. 20:36-38)  The judgment of the nations at the Second Advent (Matt. 3:13. 11:31)  The judgment of Israel in the Tribulation (Ezek. Peter S. 5:21)  The Christian·s daily self-judgment (I Cor. 20:11-15)  The judgment of angels (I Cor. 6:3) . Ruckman outlines his ´judgmentsµ in the following manner:  The judgment of sin at Calvary (Gal. 25:31-46)  The judgment of Satan at Calvary (John 12:31)  The judgment of the world at the Great White Throne (Rev.

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Eight Major Biblical Judgments The Judgment and Fall of Lucifer The Judgment of Mankind at the Flood of Noah The Judgment of Sin at Calvary The Judgment Seat of Christ in Heaven The Judgment of Israel in the Tribulation The Judgment of Angels at the End of Tribulation The Judgment of the Nations at the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ  The Great White Throne Judgment        .

1:10. Promise Law Transition Grace Tribulation Kingdom Judgment of Nations Church Jews Gentiles E T E R N I T Y Gen 1 Gen 3 Gen 12 Exo 20 Matt 26 Acts 2 Rev 4 Rev 20 Rev 22 ‡ Eph.THE KINGDOM PROGRAM THE REDEMPTIVE PROGRAM Judgment of Angels Judgment of Lucifer Judgment of Mankind Judgment of Sin Judgment Seat of Christ Judgment of Israel Great White Throne Judgment E T E R N I T Y Innocence Conscience Human Govt. Rom. 1:9-10. Eccl. 1:20 .

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1:2) leaving the planet without lightbearers (Heb. 5:13) .  Lucifer·s judgment is definite and final: destruction in the lake of fire (Matt. Phil. 28:12-19). Rev. 14:12-14. 1:1.  Lucifer·s dethronement caused the Earth to become ´without form and voidµ (Gen. The first catastrophic and plan-shattering judgment under the Kingdom Program of God proving the freewill of angels. 13-14. 1:26-28). 6:17). II Kings 2:11. 2:10.  Lucifer·s rebellion led to the creation of Man (Adam) as alternative King of the physical aspect of Creation (Psa. Gen. 8:3-8. 25:41) ² a place prepared especially for him and his angels (Gen. Ezek.  God·s first anointed ´Kingµ over the Kingdom of Heaven disqualified and banished from the Throne on Earth after his failed rebellion (Isa. 1:7.

15:54-55 ‡ II Cor. 2:2 ‡ Isa. Eph. 20:1-3. Job 26:7 Innocence Conscience Human Govt. 12:3-13 ‡ Luke 10:18 E T E R N I T Y ‡ Isa. 48:2. I Cor. Heb. Psa. 2:14.Judgments of Satan N ‡ John 12:31. 14:12-14. Col. 7-10 Gen 1 Gen 3 Gen 12 Exo 20 Matt 26 Acts 2 Rev 4 Rev 20 Rev 22 . 53:12. 2:14-15 ‡ Rev. 4:4. Promise Law Transition Grace Tribulation Kingdom E T E R N I T Y Bottomless Pit ‡ Rev.

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for it repenteth me that I have made them. 6:6-7) . and the creeping thing.µ (Gen. and beast. and the fowls of the air. both man.´And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth. and it grieved him at his heart. I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth. And the LORD said.

Satan and his angels tried to abort the Promise by corrupting the daughters of men (Gen. 2:15). the Kingdom Program was given a new chapter in progression yet. 3. 6:12. Under Adam. 6:1-7). Eph. Adam fell in transgression because of the woman (I Tim. having been alienated from God. lost the image of God (Gen. 2:2. However. 3:15) that would ´bruiseµ Satan·s head and be the Redeemer of fallen mankind was promised. 6:23.  Satan therefore regained his control of the affairs of this world and thereby expanding his territory to include both the second and the first heavens (II Cor.10. Col. . 2:14).  The Woman·s Seed (Gen. 5:2) and became a slave of Sin and Death (Rom. 5:12-14. 4:4.  Man. 23).

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without blood (Gen. 8:21-22. 9:3) and yet.  The Deluge wiped out man·s civilizations that were tainted with Satanic infiltration. the next and final cleansing will be by fire (Gen. and fallen angels. 8:22) to prevail on earth plus the inclusion of clean meat in man·s dietary requirement (Gen. Lev. It was the first worldwide experiment on genetic manipulation (gigantism) and hybridization (mutation) on the face of the Earth. I Sam. beasts. 17:10-16. 54:9). 1:29. Acts 15:20. 14:33. 9:4-6.  God·s judgment caused four seasons (Gen. . 29). mankind proved to be extremely corrupt and fell short of God·s standards (Gen.  This judgment actually involved fallen men. 6:67). Isa. Relying exclusively on their conscience. This is God·s judgment on a sinful world by water. II Pet. 12:23. 3:10-12. Deut.

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The Father ´hath laid on him the iniquity of us allµ (Isa.47-49) thus obtaining and granting ´eternal redemption for usµ (Heb. ) . Rom. 21:23) and of redemption (Heb. 26. Col. 5:21. 8:3. 22. 4:5-6). I John 3:1.  The failures of the First Adam were rectified by the Last Adam (I Cor. The judgment on Calvary is a Divine act of retribution (II Cor. 10:12. 3:25. 9:12. Rom. 6:23). Rom. 53:5-6) through substitutionary atonement (I Pet. 1:4. it paved the way for man·s future partaking of the divine nature (II Pet. 1:4) as a result of the earnest restoration of God·s image through regeneration (II Cor. cf. 14. 3:18. 4:24. 9:12). Gal. 9:28.  The Lord·s crucifixion cleansed and redeemed the sinner from sins and transformed him into a ´sonµ (John 1:12. 8:15-16. 3:13. 3:18. I John 3:2. 3:10. Gal. John 3:3-8). Gal. Deut. Rom. 8:29. 2:24. 4:25. Rom. 14. Eph. Heb. 15.  Calvary opened the door to eternal life.

6:3-6. the Christian shall be judged by the ´law of libertyµ (James 1:25. 3:27. Gal.  Calvary gives the believer a new nature (Col. facilitating his translation from the power of darkness into the Kingdom of the Son (Col. 2:20). Calvary·s judgment accomplished three major things:  Satan lost his power over death over Christians (Matt. 2:12) . 2:6). 4:24). Eph. 1:13) hence passing from death unto life (John 5:24). Rom. Eph. 5:24. 6:14. 6:6-9. Col. 3:2-3. and  the sin nature was likewise judged (Rom. 53:10). 3:10. 28:19.  the believer·s sins were judged and born by the Savior (Isa. Having been set free from the penalty of sin. I John 4:4).  Future sins of Christians were likewise crucified with Christ (Gal. Luke 10:18-20.

The Believer·s Judgments FAITH FELLOWSHIP FAITHFULNESS SINNER SON SERVANT .

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3:15). Eph. 4:16-17) to reward the ´sons of Godµ based on their mastery of and faithfulness to the ministry (I Cor. he shall ´suffer lossµ (I Cor. 2:7). II Pet. 3:24-25. 2:10. Rom. sainthood.  This judgment begins ´when the Lord comesµ (I Cor. 12:3-18). 5:4. 14:10.µ . The judgment seat of Christ is for the saved only. 5:10. Otherwise. 2:25. 9:24-27. Col. 4:11-13. Heb. Rev. I Pet.  It is neither a ´trialµ or ´testingµ to determine guilt or innocence. a just man (Gen. Rom. typifies Christians who suffered loss but was saved ´yet so as by fire. 19. 4:5) ´in the airµ (I Thess.  Lot. 3:11-15) and members of His Body (I Cor. 22:12). 12:4. II Cor. This judgment is all about rewards for ´workmanshipµ and walk as a ´sheepµ (Eph. 13:20). 12:4-31. and sacrifice as the Lord·s ambassadors (I Cor. Calvary has declared the believer ´not guiltyµ from sinfulness. it is all about stewardship.

Phil. 2:5. 3:17. 28:11). 4:1). Reward for keeping the flesh in subjection to the Holy Spirit (Rom.Crowns of Service  Crown of Life (James 1:12. 12:1) . Reward for soulwinning. 4:8). 6:16. Reward for victory over things of the world unto death ² the martyr·s crown  Crown of Glory (I Pet. Reward for loving and preparing for the appearing of the Lord Jesus Christ  Crown Incorruptible (I Cor. Reward for faithful oversight in any sphere of influence given us by the Lord  Crown of Rejoicing (I Thess. I Pet. saved souls are likened to ´precious stonesµ (Zech. 9:16. I John 2:28). Rev. Mal. 9:24-27. 5:2-4). 2:19-20.  Crown of Righteousness (II Tim. Exo. 2:10).

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one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven. and for the word of God. or in their hands. and. 20:4) ‡ ´And when he had opened the fifth seal. 22. and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven. and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus. and which had not worshipped the beast. shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High.µ (Rev. and all dominions shall serve and obey him. and came to the Ancient of days. How long. whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. and judgment was given to the saints of the most High. saying. « Until the Ancient of days came. 9:13. neither his image. and they sat upon them.Judgment of the Tribulation Martyrs ‡ ´And I saw thrones. dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?µ (Rev. and for the testimony which they held: And they cried with a loud voice. holy and true. O Lord. behold.µ (Dan. and they brought him near before him. «And the kingdom and dominion. 6:9-10) ‡ ´I saw in the night visions. I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God. and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom. 27) . neither had received his mark upon their foreheads.

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some Christians have already sold their birthright (Heb. Tit. 5:10. II Thess. 2:11-12. 2:7. not merely given as part of Calvary·s ´salvation package. Acts 14:22). Gal. 3:24) because. 15:5152). I Tim. 14. 12:14-17. 21:2). II Tim. 1:4-5. I John 3:2. Gal. Gal. 4:7. Col. .The Christian Inheritance  A Christian is a son and a joint-heir with Christ Jesus (Rom. however. 8:29.µ  Our labors determines the extent of our ´reignµ with Christ (Rev. 3:17. Phil. I Cor. like Esau. 4:10. Rewards are earned. and a glorious new home in the New Jerusalem (John 14:2-3. Phil. 2:12-13. 6:710). 3:21. 8:17. is done to measure our works (II Tim. Luke 14:14). Col.  Part of this inheritance is a glorified body conformed to the image of Jesus Christ (Rom. Rom. 3:8.  The judgment seat of Christ. Matt. 1:29. 6:1-6. 8:17. 4:26. Rev.

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9:4-5). Yet. 6:4. Ezek. 3:6-12. 3:8). Deut. Rom. 28:13-15) and to promote and preserve the Divine oracles (Rom. The judgment of Israel stemmed from their rejection of the Godhead:  The Theocracy of the Father (I Sam. 12:22-32) ‡ Provisions of the Abrahamic Covenant include the separation of Israel from idolatry to witness for the true God (Deut. she committed spiritual whoredom (Jer. Matt. 4:5-8. John 19:15)  The Ministry of the Holy Ghost (Acts 7:51-60. 8:1-20)  The Monarchy of the Son (Luke 23:18. 16:26-29) and thus was given a bill of divorcement by the LORD (Jer. 26:3-4. 4:12. . Hos. 20. 14:1-4. Gen. 3:2. 2:1-2.

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31. Neh. John 5) ² ² ² ² ² . 15:1-20. 6:1-18. 5:20. 20:34-38. 1-2) Under the Kings (II Kings 17:25) During restoration from the Captivity (Ezra 10. 12:1). Hagg. 7-9) Under the Judges (Judg. 14:1-11). This period of Israel·s trouble is called the ´Great Tribulationµ (Matt. 24:21-31. 1. 1:1 ² 4:6) ² In the rejection of their Messiah and the gospel of the Kingdom (Matt. Mal. 3:7-19) Under Joshua (Josh. Zech. 30:4-7. ‡ Israel·s history as the covenanted nation is decorated with failures: In the wilderness (Heb. 22:19-22. 13. 11:20-27. Acts 2:11-38. Jer. Dan. Israel·s return to the LORD from idolatry shall be accompanied by purging or passing through the rod (Ezek. 22:1 ² 28:24.

the ´good olive treeµ (11:24) is grafted with wild olive branches. 23:37-39). 9:27. 11:7) rather. ‡ The nation is thus predicted to experience the ´abomination of desolationµ prior to the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ (Matt. ‡ Israel did not obtain the ´righteousnessµ due her under the Covenants (Rom. the ´kingdom of Godµ (Matt. 11:25) .‡ Due to their repeated failures. 2:9. This blindness continues until the Second Advent. 21:33-46) was taken from them. Rom. passing through persecutions under the False Messiah (Dan. it was passed on to the Church (I Pet. ‡ Partial blindness happened to Israel as a result of their rejection of the Messiah during the First Advent. Luke 13:28).

Israel·s remnant shall flee to the wilderness (Matt. Rev. 19:25. Hos. Ezek.  Israel is the Lord·s inheritance (Deut.  Mid-point of Tribulation. Ezek. 78. 10:1. 2:14. 20:34-38. 13:8) as a way of God·s purging (Ezek. 32:9. two-thirds of re-gathered Israel shall be killed (Zech. 26:20-21) as it was during the first time (Hos. Ezek.  After the Tribulation. 37:21-23) and also after their persecutions during the Tribulation (Isa. as a nation. 3:1-3). 33:3134. shall be re-gathered prior to the Tribulation period (Ezek. 45:17-25) . Zech. Mal. cf. 50:4-7) and be born again as though a single man (Isa. I Sam. 8:8-12). Heb. 11:11-16. 13:9. 36:25-32) for the inauguration of the New Covenant with them (Jer. Israel. 50:4-5. 2:15. 78:71. 33:13-17). 24:16. Psa. 36:16-24.Psa. 66:7-14. 44:21-22. the entire nation of Israel will return unto the Lord (Jer. Isa. Isa. 12:14-16) to be comforted and nourished of God for 3 ½ years until the end of Tribulation (Isa. 11:19-20. 48:29) yet during the Tribulation. 22:19-22.

The Days of the Tribulation 1335 days 1290 days 1260 days 30 additional days 45 additional days Church Age 2 x 1260 Day Periods = 7 Years 1.000-Year Reign of the Lord Jesus Christ Tribulation Period 30 days for judgments 45 days for Millennial arrangements Millennium .

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46) . the Lord·s brethren in the flesh (Gal. under the reign of the Antichrist (Matt. 4:4.  Nations shall be classified as ´sheepµ and ´goatsµ and will be rewarded according to their relationship with the Jews during the Tribulation period. All nations shall be gathered at the Valley of Jehoshaphat (Joel 3:1-2). This judgment of the (Gentile) nations is timed prior to the Millennium (Matt.  The basis for judgment of the nations is their treatment of the Jews.  The judging shall be done once the Son of Man sits on ´the throne of his gloryµ at Jerusalem. in the vicinity of Jerusalem. 25:41. 41-46). 25:31-46). ´Goat nationsµ shall cease as ´nationsµ and wont get into the Millennium. Israel·s judgment as a nation (Num. 2:8). 23:9) is over after the Tribulation. they shall be cast ´into a furnace of fireµ (Matt. 13:38-42. 25:40. Zech. 25:32-34. Matt.

he gives kingdoms to whomsoever he wills (Luke 4:6. Rev. . Idolatrous nations shall then be baptized under the name of the true God (Matt. 28:19-20). the world was purchased by the Lord with His precious blood (I John 2:2. 4:4). Rev. every nation has its own inheritance and boundaries (Deut. 32:8. 32:9).  At Calvary. 1:20) thus paving the way for the governance of the world to be put on the shoulder of the Messiah (Isa. Col. 11:15) in due time. 9:6. Matt. 28:18. John 3:16. 7). nations will be given the opportunity to obey the ´everlasting gospelµ (Rev. 13:2. Acts 17:26). 23:9. Adam·s fall gave Satan the control over nations of this world (II Cor.  Near the end of the Tribulation. Deut.  Israel is not counted among the nations of the world (Num. From the Second Heaven. 14:6-8).

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12:7-9) and will culminate prior to the inauguration of the Millennium (Isa. These fornicating angels are reserved unto judgment under chains of darkness (II Pet.  Their judgment begins at the Tribulation (Rev. 6:3).  There will be no Devil and fallen angels during the Millennium! The ´world to comeµ is not given unto them (Heb. Luke 17:26-29. 2:5). 76:12). 24:21. Matt. The Judgment of Christ empowers and qualifies Christians to pass judgment on the angels (I Cor. 1:16). fallen angels continued their activity and observed hierarchy in the second heaven (Eph. Psa. After the failed rebellion of Lucifer. Col. 6:12. some of these ´left their first estateµ and gave ´themselves over to fornicationµ and went after ´strange fleshµ (Jude 6. 5:21). Dan. 1:21. 9:1-11. . 3:15). 2:43). 2:2. it will be a reign of righteousness (Rom. 2:4).  To prevent the fulfillment of God·s promise of the Redeemer (Gen. 24:38-39.

.The throne of the Father is going to be transported from the Third Heaven to Earthly Jerusalem to formally inaugurate the Everlasting Kingdom on Earth.

Joel 3:11-14) . 4:8-10. 7:13-14. ´But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God. 6:12.II Kings 23:4-15. cf. Ezek. the Son of Man shall be given dominion over all the kingdoms of this world (Dan. Col. 16. then the kingdom of God is come unto you. 11:15.µ (Matt. the Son shall descend to destroy all earthly powers allied under Satan and the Antichrist at the Battle of Armageddon (Matt. Ezek. 43:1-9. 24:21)  After the coronation at the Second Heaven. and spoil his goods. Rev. 17:9-13. 14:1-4. Eph. Rev. Or else how can one enter into a strong man's house.  The ´times of refreshingµ (Acts 3:19) shall come and the ´restitution of all thingsµ (Acts 3:21) once the Lord descends on Mt. John 12:31). Olives (Zech. 39:18-20). except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house. 11:22. Luke 10:18. 2:15. Isa. 19:17-20. 16:14. 2:43-44. 12:28-29)  This is a prophecy about the destruction of the Satanic hierarchy in the Second Heaven (the gods of the high places . After which.

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Rev. 7:13-14. 19:16) . the Lord Jesus Christ shall complete His domination over all thrones and powers by coming to Earth and reigning as ´KING OF KINGS and LORD OF LORDSµ (Dan.After the conquest of the principalities in the Second Heaven.

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Rev. 20:15). not on the possibility of gaining eternal life.  Dead people (outside of the first resurrection ² Rev. 20:13.  The wicked will be judged to determine the degree of their punishment in the lake of fire. 12:36). which Lucifer tainted with sin. 20:11-14) to determine recipients of the second death in the lake of fire! . 3:7. Matt.  This judgment is generally designed for the ´destruction of ungodly menµ (II Pet. 20:11-15) although ´someµ righteous would still come out of it (Rev.  This judgment involves all the dead being held by Death and Hell (Rev. 20:5-6) and those who endured until the end of the Millennium shall be subjected to the Great White Throne Judgment. This will be the culminating judgment for the old Creation. ´Booksµ will be opened to manifest and judge all of their ´worksµ and ´idle wordsµ (Rev.

11:20. 20:12-13)  A magnificent judgment (Rev.  A time of Divine vengeance (Isa. 2:10-11. Psa.  A humbling experience (Phil. Rev. I Cor. Mal. Rev. 94:1.Characteristics of the White Throne Judgment  A terrible fellowship of small and great people (Isa. Rev. 51:6. 5:13). 34:4. Jer.  A revealing judgment (Jer. 12:2). 26:21. Dan. 61:2.  A pivotal moment of a new beginning (II Pet.  A time of final separation (John 5:28-29. 21:1. 51:24). 4:1-3. Psa. Isa. 20:11). 3:10-14. 102:25-26) . 17:10. 4:5).

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4:8-10) (Rev. Eph. 7:11) (Rev. 20:4. 14:1-5) (I Cor. 20:12-14) Millennial Lake of Fire The Lake of Fire (Rev. 7:1-15. Dan. I Thess. afterward they that are Christ's at his coming. 20:8-10. 21:8) Gen. 15:23) The First Resurrection (Rev. 2:1-16. 4:16) First fruits Gleanings Harvest (Rom. 27:52-53. Hab. 4 DEATH & HELL General Harvest of the Tares Church Age Tribulation Millennium (Matt. 19:20. 20:5) Resurrection of the OT saints Resurrection of the CA saints Resurrection of the Trib.The Resurrections ´But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits. 2:14) .µ (I Cor. saints Resurrection of all Sinners ´Abraham·s Bosomµ (Covenantal) (Luke 20:34-38) ´Raptured Saintsµ (Testamental) Volitional Scope of the General Resurrection (Rev. 15:51-58.

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