If Scripture is clear about one thing, it is the reality of judgment. God will judge the world. The texts, both in the Old Testament and the New, are numerous and without ambiguity. The justice so lacking here and now will one day come.
The Bible says that God has ‚Äú ‚Äėperfect knowledge‚Äô ‚ÄĚ (Job 37:16, NIV) and ‚Äúknows everything‚ÄĚ (1 John 3:20, NIV), including our most secret intentions (Eccles. 12:14, Jer. 17:10). We can hide from everyone and everything else, but nothing is hidden from God.
What this reality implies is that He does not need a judgment for Himself to know the life of each individual. God‚Äôs judgments are, indeed, a divine accommodation, carried on for the sake of His creatures, both in heaven and on earth. This process is of a cosmic-historical nature because Lucifer began his rebellion in heaven and then spread it to this world (Rev. 12:7‚Äď9).
During this week we will consider the end-time judgment process with its three main phases: the pre-Advent judgment, the millennial judgment, and the executive judgment. The whole process ends with the vindication of the righteous and the second death of the wicked.
Hosted by: Mark Larman
Aired: Saturday 24 December 2022 9am-11am