Lesson 10 - The Judgment is Set


Introduction

The Bible clearly teaches that this sinful world will not continue for-ever. God will one day put an end to the suffering, sickness, pain and death that exists in our world. However, the Bible also teaches that before God destroys the world, there will be a time of judgment to decide who is worthy of eternal life and who is not.


In this lesson, we will study what the Bible teaches about the judgment and how it affects us as individuals.

With which set of people (according to the Bible) will the judgment begin? 1 Peter 4:17

“For the time is come that ________________ must ____________ at the ____________ ____ _________: and if it first begin at us, what shall the _______ be of them that _____________ _______ the gospel of God?”

How does the Bible describe the scene of this judgment taking place in heaven? Daniel 7:9-10

“I beheld till the _______________ were cast down, and the ____________ ______ ________ did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his ____________ was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire. . . . the ______________________ was set, and the _________ were opened.”

What are the books that were opened in the judgment, and what do they record?

A. Revelation 20:12 — BOOK OF LIFE
“And I saw the _____________, small and great, stand before God; and the _______________ were ______________: and another ______________ was opened, which is the ____________ of life and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their ______________.”


B. Malachi 3:16 — BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
“. . . and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of ____________________ was _____________ before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.”


C. Jeremiah 2:22— RECORD OF SINS
“For though thou ___________ thee with nitre, and take thee much ___________, yet thine _________________ is marked before me, saith the Lord GOD.”

How much of our lives will come up in review before God in the judgment?

A. Ecclesiastes 12:14—OUR ACTIONS
“For God shall bring ________________ work into ____________, with every ______________ thing, whether it be __________, or whether it be __________.”


B. 1 Corinthians 4:5—OUR THOUGHTS
“. . . who both will bring to _____________ the ____________things of darkness, and will make manifest the _______________ of the _____________: and then shall every man have praise of God.”


C. Matthew 12:36, 37—OUR WORDS
“. . . every ____________ ___________ that men shall speak, they shall give an ______________ thereof in the day of _____________.

What is the standard by which God's people will be judged and their lives examined? James 2:12

“So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be _______________ by the ________________ of ______________.”

What special work does Jesus perform for His people during the judgment? 1 Timothy 2:5

“For there is one God, and one ________________ between God and men, the man _______________ ______________;”

Whose names will Jesus confess before the Father? Revelation 3:5

“He that ______________, the same shall be clothed in ______________ raiment; and I will not ____________ ________ his ____________ out of the book of ___________, but I will _____________ his name before my Father, and before his angels.”

Whose names will Jesus blot out of the book of life? Exodus 32:33

“And the LORD said unto Moses, Whosoever hath _______________ against me, him will I ____________ out of my _______________.”

What will Jesus do as soon as He completes the judgment in heaven? Revelation 22:11, 12

“And, behold, I __________ ___________; and my ______________ is with me, to give every man according as his ________________ shall be.”