Matthew 25:1 – 30
Romans 2:1 – 16
Revelation 20:11 – 15
2 Corinthians 5:10 (NKJV)
10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
Hebrews 9:27 (NKJV)
27 And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment,
I The certainty of the final judgment
Romans 14:10 (NKJV)
10 But why do you judge your brother? Or why do you show contempt for your brother? For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
Romans 14:12 (NKJV)
12 So then each of us shall give account of himself to God.
Matthew 7:21 (NKJV)
21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven.
II The judge is our Lord Jesus Christ
Romans 2:16 (NKJV)
16 in the day when God will judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ, according to my gospel.
Acts 17:31 (NKJV)
31 because He has appointed a day on which He will judge the world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by raising Him from the dead.”
III Judgment will be according to works
Matthew 12:36–37 (NKJV)
36 But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. 37 For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”
Romans 2:6–7 (NKJV)
6 who “will render to each one according to his deeds”: 7 eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality;