At the other end of the spectrum another group, which holds to the same eschatological chronology, views this event as an awards ceremony. A judgment or judgement can be the formation of an opinion, the mental ability to perceive or discern, or a legal determination from a court of law. You still need to eat, keep a roof over your head, clothe yourself, and provide for your family. This means that a large-scale educational work will take place. Unless the entire law has been examined, it is improper to pass judgment upon a portion of it. He used the Greek katheudo in 5:10 rather than koimao, the word he used metaphorically in 4:13-14 of physical death. Pleader, B 11 and 12, E 42; 7 Vin.
Then each one's praise will come from God. Compare also: 2 Corinthians 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad. A default judgment, for example, occurs in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant fails to appear in court to defend himself or does not respond to a summons. The idea is not good in the sense of righteousness versus bad in the sense of evil or sinfulness. For instance, a statute of limitations may prevent a creditor from collecting funds you owe him, after a set number of years. The result of this judgment will be that each Christian will be grateful for the reward which he receives, and he will have little or no shame.
It is used of the seven diadems of the Beast in Revelation 12:3 and 13:1. A judge should not render judgments for a larger sum than the plaintiff deeands. In the case of a bank account, the amount taken from your account is applied to your debt. Isaiah 38:17 Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness; It is Thou who hast kept my soul from the pit of nothingness, For Thou hast cast all my sins behind Thy back. Creditors typically acquire property liens through your voluntary consent. If John does not pay the judgment, Jane can ask the court for remedy, which might include the court placing a on his assets, garnishing his wages or other actions. The judgment creditor can take steps against you to make your life even more difficult.
Some will reign with Him, but, because of loss of rewards, evidently some will not. This day is the Day of Judgment. Part of this is surely answering for the sins we committed. When God placed humans on the earth, he did not intend it to be merely a proving ground for future life in another realm. But on what basis will all be judged? } The meaning is that, the value of this world compared to that of the Hereafter is like a few drops of water compared to the sea.
The same thing happens in the life of believers, but God brings discipline to stop the process. Such would be inconsistent with the finished work of Christ on the Cross because He totally paid the penalty for our sins. Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. A thing which is adjudicated is accepted or received for the truth. Some believe in a partial rapture theory which says that only those in fellowship with the Lord will be raptured as a form of punishment for their sin. The Lord Jesus is the victor, and our victory is really His victory which is appropriated by faith.
But, to stress that Christ is King of kings, this word is also used of the many diadems the Lord will wear at His return Rev. Non exemplis sed legibus judicandum est. However, at the end of Judgment Day, Satan will be allowed to test the loyalty of every human living. While salvation is a gift, there are rewards given for faithfulness in the Christian life and loss of rewards for unfaithfulness. Like Christians, Muslims believe that the present life is only a trial preparation for the next realm of existence. Also, Matthew 25:21, 23 and Luke 19:17-19 show us our rewards consist of authority over either many things or many cities. This seems to be used as a symbol of victory, authority, and responsibility.
Upon a debtor's failure to pay his or her obligations, a deficiency judgment is rendered in favor of the creditor for the difference between the amount of the indebtedness and the sum derived from a of the debtor's property held in order to repay the debt. Your creditor can present the judgment against you to a sheriff, instructing him to seize and sell your property, to pay off judgments. We have to make a judgment about the value of their services. He would just be delighted to be there and do what he was doing. Many think that one by one, billions of souls will be brought before the throne of God. For articles on creditor lawsuits, including how creditors get judgments, see.
The dead were judged out of those things written in the scrolls according to their deeds. Actually an evaluation is going on every day by the Lord cf. But the fact still remains that the Bible promises us rewards. While creditors have numerous options to collect on a debt, creditors use judgment liens as the main way to ensure you actually pay the debt off. The name of an interlocutory judgment in an action of account render that the defendant do account, quod computet.