Saving the WorldRomans 14:10Why do you pass judgment on yourbrother or sister? Or you, why do youdespise your brother or sister? For wewill all stand before the judgment seatof God.
Saving the WorldRomans 14:11For it is written, “As I live, says theLord, every knee shall bow to me, andevery tongue shall give praise to God.”
Saving the WorldRomans 14:12So then, each of us will be accountableto God.
Saving the WorldRomans 14:13Let us therefore no longer passjudgment on one another, but resolveinstead never to put a stumbling blockor hindrance in the way of another.
Saving the WorldRomans 14:4Who are you to pass judgment onservants of another? It is before theirown lord that they stand or fall.
Saving the WorldRomans 14:4And they will be upheld, for the Lord isable to make them stand.
Saving the WorldJudgment belongs to God.Jesus Christ is the judge of the livingand the dead.
Saving the WorldMatthew 25:31When the Son of Man comes in hisglory, and all the angels with him, thenhe will sit on the throne of his glory.
Saving the WorldMatthew 25:32All the nations will be gathered beforehim, and he will separate people fromone another as a shepherd separatesthe sheep and the goats,
Saving the WorldMatthew 25:33and he will put the sheep at his righthand and the goats at the left.
Saving the WorldActs 10:34Then Peter began to speak[to Cornelius and his family] …
Saving the WorldActs 10:38… how God anointed Jesus of Nazarethwith the Holy Spirit and with power;how he went about doing good andhealing all who were oppressed by thedevil, for God was with him.
Saving the WorldActs 10:39We are witnesses to all that he did bothin Judea and in Jerusalem. They puthim to death by hanging him on a tree;
Saving the WorldActs 10:40but God raised him on the third day andallowed him to appear,
Saving the WorldActs 10:41not to all the people but to us who werechosen by God as witnesses, and whoate and drank with him after he rosefrom the dead.
Saving the WorldActs 10:42He commanded us to preach to thepeople and to testify that he is the oneordained by God as judge of the livingand the dead.
Saving the WorldActs 10:43All the prophets testify about him thateveryone who believes in him receivesforgiveness of sins through his name.
Saving the WorldBasic information Cornelius needs toknow about Jesus:God has ordained Jesus as judge of theliving and the dead
Saving the WorldMatthew and Acts provide this basicaffirmation, without making theapplication as to what it means.
Saving the WorldII Timothy 4:1In the presence of God and of ChristJesus, who is to judge the living andthe dead, and in view of his appearingand his kingdom, I solemnly urge you:
Saving the WorldII Timothy 4:2proclaim the message; be persistentwhether the time is favorable orunfavorable; convince, rebuke, andencourage, with the utmost patience inteaching.
Saving the WorldIf Jesus is judge of the living and thedead, if he is to appear in his kingdom,what does this mean for Timothy’sministry?
Saving the WorldBold in his proclamation, when peoplewant to listen and when they don’t
Saving the World“Jesus is judge” does not precludestrong rebukes from Timothy
Saving the World“Jesus is judge” does not precludestrong rebukes from Timothy– but he would need to practice theutmost patience in his teaching
Saving the WorldJesus Christ is the judge of the livingand the dead.
Saving the WorldJesus Christ is the judge of the livingand the dead.There is no indication that he needs usto take over this project for him.
Saving the WorldJesus Christ is the judge of the livingand the dead.He has in fact given us an explicitcommand, forbidding us to join in.
Saving the WorldJesus Christ is the judge of the livingand the dead.We may well need to teach theunlearned, or rebuke the stubborn.
Saving the WorldJesus Christ is the judge of the livingand the dead.But with great patience, and with theconviction that we may not judge.
Saving the WorldGalatians 6:1My friends, if anyone is detected in atransgression, you who have receivedthe Spirit should restore such a one ina spirit of gentleness. Take care thatyou yourselves are not tempted.
Saving the WorldI John 2:1My little children, I am writing thesethings to you so that you may not sin.
Saving the WorldI John 2:1But if anyone does sin, we have anadvocate with the Father, Jesus Christthe righteous;
Saving the WorldI John 2:2and he is the atoning sacrifice for oursins, and not for ours only but also forthe sins of the whole world.
Saving the WorldDo we believe that Jesus has offeredthe atoning sacrifice for the sins of thewhole world?
Saving the WorldII Peter 3:9The Lord is not slow about his promise,as some think of slowness, but ispatient with you, not wanting any toperish, but all to come to repentance.
Saving the WorldDo we believe that God wants none toperish, but all to come to repentance?
Saving the WorldDo we want that, too? Do we, like God,want none to perish, but all to come torepentance?
Saving the WorldExcursus: Funny About Love (1990)Gene Wilder, Mary Stuart Masterson“You gotta know what you want.”