TRUE JUSTICE  Romans 2:12-16
Fred Korematsu1942 || Sought TRUE JUSTICE || 1983
Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?
Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?                    “ D o l o re s U m b ri d g e ”
Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?• Emperor Caligula’s (A.D. 37-41) laws •   How could he judge them for breaking them?       ...
Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?• Emperor Caligula’s (A.D. 37-41) laws •   How could he judge them for breaking them?• How c...
Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?• Emperor Caligula’s (A.D. 37-41) laws •   How could he judge them for breaking them?• How c...
ROMANS 2  12 All who sin apart from the law will also perishapart from the law, and all who sin under the law will be judg...
The Torah was Israel-specific.
Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?
Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?
Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?        Gentiles                            Jews  Sin apart from the Torah           Sin un...
Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?        Gentiles                            Jews  Sin apart from the Torah           Sin un...
Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?        Gentiles                            Jews  Sin apart from the Torah           Sin un...
Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?        Gentiles                            Jews  Sin apart from the Torah           Sin un...
“Is Grandma Really a    Christian? Am I?”
ROMANS 2   12-13If you sin without knowing what youre doing,God takes that into account. But if you sin knowing full well ...
Justified by Faith &Judged According to Works
Justified by Faith &Judged According to Works
Justified by Faith &        Judged According to Works       The Present Time                               Future Judgment ...
Justified by Faith &        Judged According to Works       The Present Time                               Future Judgment ...
Justified by Faith &        Judged According to Works       The Present Time                               Future Judgment ...
Justified by Faith &        Judged According to Works       The Present Time                               Future Judgment ...
ROMANS 2   14 (Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have thelaw, do by nature things required by the law, they are a law fort...
Who Then Will Be Saved?
Who Then Will Be Saved?
Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call                  Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’            Themselves...
Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call                  Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’            Themselves...
Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call                  Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’            Themselves...
Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call                  Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’            Themselves...
“TRUE JUSTICE--the sort thatpeople long for, plead for, thirst for around the world to this day--true justice will be  don...
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  • Ken Fong - True Justice - 110213

    1. 1. TRUE JUSTICE Romans 2:12-16
    2. 2. Fred Korematsu1942 || Sought TRUE JUSTICE || 1983
    3. 3. Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?
    4. 4. Does Everyone Know God’s Laws? “ D o l o re s U m b ri d g e ”
    5. 5. Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?• Emperor Caligula’s (A.D. 37-41) laws • How could he judge them for breaking them? “ D o l o re s U m b ri d g e ”
    6. 6. Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?• Emperor Caligula’s (A.D. 37-41) laws • How could he judge them for breaking them?• How can God judge the entire human race impartially if God only gave Jewish people the law? Doesn’t this mean they have a much greater chance of doing what God wants us all to do? “ D o l o re s U m b ri d g e ”
    7. 7. Does Everyone Know God’s Laws?• Emperor Caligula’s (A.D. 37-41) laws • How could he judge them for breaking them?• How can God judge the entire human race impartially if God only gave Jewish people the law? Doesn’t this mean they have a much greater chance of doing what God wants us all to do?• Isn’t this unfair for everyone else? “ D o l o re s U m b ri d g e ”
    8. 8. ROMANS 2  12 All who sin apart from the law will also perishapart from the law, and all who sin under the law will be judgedby the law. 13 For it is not those who hear the law who arerighteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law whowill be declared righteous. (NIV)
    9. 9. The Torah was Israel-specific.
    10. 10. Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?
    11. 11. Will God Judge Everyone Fairly?
    12. 12. Will God Judge Everyone Fairly? Gentiles Jews Sin apart from the Torah Sin under the TorahWill perish apart from the Torah Will perish under the TorahOn Judgment Day, God will judge each person according to what they knew and then what they did with that knowledge.
    13. 13. Will God Judge Everyone Fairly? Gentiles Jews Sin apart from the Torah Sin under the TorahWill perish apart from the Torah Will perish under the TorahOn Judgment Day, God will judge each person according to what they knew and then what they did with that knowledge.
    14. 14. Will God Judge Everyone Fairly? Gentiles Jews Sin apart from the Torah Sin under the TorahWill perish apart from the Torah Will perish under the TorahOn Judgment Day, God will judge each person according to what they knew and then what they did with that knowledge.
    15. 15. Will God Judge Everyone Fairly? Gentiles Jews Sin apart from the Torah Sin under the TorahWill perish apart from the Torah Will perish under the TorahOn Judgment Day, God will judge each person according to what they knew and then what they did with that knowledge.
    16. 16. “Is Grandma Really a Christian? Am I?”
    17. 17. ROMANS 2   12-13If you sin without knowing what youre doing,God takes that into account. But if you sin knowing full well whatyoure doing, thats a different story entirely. Merely hearing Godslaw is a waste of your time if you dont do what he commands.Doing, not hearing, is what makes the difference with God. (MSG)
    18. 18. Justified by Faith &Judged According to Works
    19. 19. Justified by Faith &Judged According to Works
    20. 20. Justified by Faith & Judged According to Works The Present Time Future Judgment Day Justified by Faith in the Judged by how our lives reflected redemptive work of Jesus our gratitude to God Romans 3:23b-24 Romans 2:7-10; 14:10Faith in what Jesus has done for us allows us to Knowing ahead of time that God’s judgmentbelieve we are forgiven and adopted back into will be based on whether we lived like God’s God’s family. forgiven and grateful adopted children.
    21. 21. Justified by Faith & Judged According to Works The Present Time Future Judgment Day Justified by Faith in the Judged by how our lives reflected redemptive work of Jesus our gratitude to God Romans 3:23b-24 Romans 2:7-10; 14:10Faith in what Jesus has done for us allows us to Knowing ahead of time that God’s judgmentbelieve we are forgiven and adopted back into will be based on whether we lived like God’s God’s family. forgiven and grateful adopted children.
    22. 22. Justified by Faith & Judged According to Works The Present Time Future Judgment Day Justified by Faith in the Judged by how our lives reflected redemptive work of Jesus our gratitude to God Romans 3:23b-24 Romans 2:7-10; 14:10Faith in what Jesus has done for us allows us to Knowing ahead of time that God’s judgmentbelieve we are forgiven and adopted back into will be based on whether we lived like God’s God’s family. forgiven and grateful adopted children.
    23. 23. Justified by Faith & Judged According to Works The Present Time Future Judgment Day Justified by Faith in the Judged by how our lives reflected redemptive work of Jesus our gratitude to God Romans 3:23b-24 Romans 2:7-10; 14:10Faith in what Jesus has done for us allows us to Knowing ahead of time that God’s judgmentbelieve we are forgiven and adopted back into will be based on whether we lived like God’s God’s family. forgiven and grateful adopted children.
    24. 24. ROMANS 2   14 (Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have thelaw, do by nature things required by the law, they are a law forthemselves, even though they do not have the law. 15 They showthat the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, theirconsciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts sometimesaccusing them and at other times even defending them.) 16 Thiswill take place on the day when God judges people’s secretsthrough Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares. (NIV)
    25. 25. Who Then Will Be Saved?
    26. 26. Who Then Will Be Saved?
    27. 27. Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’ Themselves ‘Christians’Have been given an innate sense Have been given God’s Word in of God’s morality Jesus and the Bible All fall short Some won’t? All will be saved Some won’t?Believing in Jesus and His redemptive work is clearly the best way to prepare for God’s coming judgement. But let’s not forget to “work out our salvation with fear and trembling.” (Phil 2:12)
    28. 28. Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’ Themselves ‘Christians’Have been given an innate sense Have been given God’s Word in of God’s morality Jesus and the Bible All fall short Some won’t? All will be saved Some won’t?Believing in Jesus and His redemptive work is clearly the best way to prepare for God’s coming judgement. But let’s not forget to “work out our salvation with fear and trembling.” (Phil 2:12)
    29. 29. Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’ Themselves ‘Christians’Have been given an innate sense Have been given God’s Word in of God’s morality Jesus and the Bible All fall short Some won’t? All will be saved Some won’t?Believing in Jesus and His redemptive work is clearly the best way to prepare for God’s coming judgement. But let’s not forget to “work out our salvation with fear and trembling.” (Phil 2:12)
    30. 30. Who Then Will Be Saved? Those Who Don’t Call Those Who Call Themselves ‘Christians’ Themselves ‘Christians’Have been given an innate sense Have been given God’s Word in of God’s morality Jesus and the Bible All fall short Some won’t? All will be saved Some won’t?Believing in Jesus and His redemptive work is clearly the best way to prepare for God’s coming judgement. But let’s not forget to “work out our salvation with fear and trembling.” (Phil 2:12)
    31. 31. “TRUE JUSTICE--the sort thatpeople long for, plead for, thirst for around the world to this day--true justice will be done, and will be seen and known to be done. God will judge all human secrets through the Messiah Jesus. That is Good News for a world in which true justice is still hard to find.” B i s h o p N . T. W r i g h t ( 3 5 ) Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1998

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