Hebrews 9:27

Judgement

Talk 3 of 6 in the series Theology of Two Ways to Live.


  1. Gospel Logic
    • Creation – God made us from nothing for his purpose that as his image and likeness we multiply fill and subdue his world
    • Sin – We have rejected God, rebelling against his rule over our lives becoming the law-makers the outlaws ruling without him
    • Sin – We have rejected God, rebelling against his rule over our lives becoming the law-makers the outlaws ruling without him
    • God’s punishment for rebellion is death and judgement.
  2. Importance of Judgement
  3. Biblical Background to Judgement
    • Genesis 1-11
    • b the nations Genesis 15:15-16 18:16-21
    • Israel Deuteronomy 29:19-28 – rest of OT esp prophets
    • John Baptist Matthew 3:7-12
    • Jesus’ teaching
    • Acts gospel preaching 10:42 and 17:31
    • Epistles promise it
    • Revelation
    • Warnings of Judgement
    • 2 Ways to Live text
  4. Biblical Concepts of Judgement
    • God punishes by mortality
    • God basic judgement in History
      • Adam and Eve
      • day of death
      • but not 1-1 correspondence
      • iv collective as well as individual
      • v sickness related to sin (individuals)
      • sometimes in war – (corporate)
    • God’s withdrawal Romans 1:18ff
    • ambiguity of the world
    • God judges beyond the grave
    • God’s Eschatological and Apocalyptic judgement
  5. Implications
    • God is:-
    • Humans are accountable
    • Future
  6. Alternatives
    • Timing problem
    • Circularity of eternity
    • Annihilationism
    • Renewal –
    • non-eternal punishment
    • Hades, Hell and Sheol

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