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Jesus Christ as judge

Johns Gosple  •  Sermon  •  Submitted
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Jesus Christ executed judgment against the forces of evil through his death on the cross. Individuals will be judged according to their response to his saving grace.

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Jesus Christ is appointed judge by God the Father

John 5:22 KJV 1900
22 For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son:
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John 5:27 KJV 1900
27 And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man.

Jesus Christ is a just judge

John 5:30 KJV 1900
30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.
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Jesus Christ’s death brought judgment on Satan and evil world powers

John 12:31–33 KJV 1900
31 Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out. 32 And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. 33 This he said, signifying what death he should die.
See also
John 16:11 KJV 1900
11 Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

Jesus Christ will act as judge at the end of time

2 Timothy 4:1 KJV 1900
1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;
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People will be judged according to their response to Jesus Christ

John 3:18 KJV 1900
18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
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Jesus Christ’s teaching on judgment

Jesus Christ will separate the righteous from the unrighteous

Matthew 25:31–32 KJV 1900
31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: 32 And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:
See also ; ; the parable of the weeds; the parable of the net; the parable of the sheep and the goats

Those who reject Jesus Christ will be punished

; the parable of the tenants

Christians will stand before Jesus Christ as judge and be rewarded for what they have done

Matthew 16:27 KJV 1900
27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.
See also the parable of the talents; the parable of the ten minas;

The day of Jesus Christ’s return as judge is unknown

Mark 13:32–36 KJV 1900
32 But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. 33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is. 34 For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch. 35 Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning: 36 Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.
See also ; the parable of the ten virgins
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