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This latter we represent by "R. T." on the diagram. Then, the great harvest of the first Resurrection—or the Resurrection of Life—includes:

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The second Resurrection, or Resurrection of Judgment,18 occurs after the Millennium, and includes the remaining dead."

Judgment.

We often hear Post-millennialists use the expression "General Judgment," thereby conveying the idea of some future day in which all mankind will simultaneously appear before God to be judged.

his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands: and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

5. But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.

6. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

Also Rom. 11:15.

(16) John 5:29. And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done

evil, unto the resurrection of damnation (judgment).

(17) Rev. 20:12. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God: and the books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.

13. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

14. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

The expression is not in the Scriptures. Pre-millennialists believe that the Judgment is general, only in the sense that all are judged—but not all at the same time..

The Judgment of believers, as sinners, is past, being accomplished in Christ on the cross.

"He that heareth my word, and believeth on Him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation (Greek, Judgment); but is passed from death unto life." John 5:24. See also John 3:17-19 (R. V.) Judged instead of condemned.18

There is a Judgment day coming, not a day of twentyfour hours, but a long series of years. Day is used to designate such a period in 2 Cor. 6:2; Eph. 6:13, and Heb. 3:8.1B The "Hour" in John 5:25, has been over eighteen centuries long. So "the hour" in John 5:28 may be centuries of years.

This "Day of Judgment"0 is also called "The Day of the Lord,"6 "The Last Day,"0 and "The Great Day."''

It is ushered in with plagues20 and closes in fire,21 be

aMat. 10:15; 11:22; 11:24; 12:36; Mar. 6:11; 2 Pet 2:9; 3:7; 1 John 4:17.

blsa. 2:12; 13:6, 9; 34:8; Lam. 2:22; Ezk. 13:5; Joel 1:15; 2:1; 3:14; Amos 5:18; Obd. 15; Zeph. 1:7, 8, 18; 2:2, 3; Zech. 14:1; 1 Cor. 5:5; 2 Cor. 1:14; 1 Thes. 5:2; 2 Pet. 3:10.

c John 6:39, 40, 44, 54; 11:24; 2 Tim. 3:1.

dJer. 30:7; Hos. 1:11; Joel 2:11, 31; Zeph. 1:14; Mai. 4:5; Jude 6; Rev. 6:17; 16:14; Acts 2:20.

(18) John 3:17. For God sent not the Son into the world to judge the world; but that the world should be saved through him.

18. He that believeth on him is not judged: he that believeth not hath been judged already, because he hath not believed on the name of the only begotten Son of God.

(19) 2 Cor. 6:2. (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)

Eph. 6:13. Wherefore take

unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Feb. 3:8. Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness.

(20) 2 Thes. 1:6. Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

7. And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,

8. In naming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

9. Who shall be punished with

tween which lies a long season of the "sure mercies of .David,"22 or the Millennium.23 In it there will be four visible judgments, in the following order:

Four Judgments.

I. The Judgment of the Saints for their works.24
This is not on earth. Compare 1 Thes. 4:13-18, with 2

Thes. 1:6-10; Rev. 19:11-16. See (20) (32) and (33).
These glorified Saints receive their judgment undeniably

before that of the ungodly. See Mat. 25:14-30. The judgment of the servants occurs before the judgment of the nations. Mat. 25:31-46. See also 1 Pet. 4:17-1S.25

everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

10. When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.

Also Rev. 19:11-21.

(21) Rev. 20:10. And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall he tormented day and night for ever and ever.

15. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

(22) Isa. 55:3. Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Acts 13 :34. And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David.

(23) Rev. 20:4. And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and Judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God. and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received Ms mark upon thetr foreheads,

or in their hands: and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

5. But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.

6. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

(24) 1 Cor. 4:5. Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.

1 Cor. 3:13. Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.

14. If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.

15. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

2 Cor. 5 :10. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in Ms body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

Also Rom. 14:10-12.

II. The Judgment of the living nations, who are upon the earth at the Revelation. Jesus is Judge of the quick (or living) and dead.2"

The Church or Saints, having been before caught up in the Rapture, come with Christ to execute judgment27 upon the world or living nations.28 This is the judgment of the quick, or those who are living upon the earth, when Christ comes at the Revelation. He separates the sheep from the goats, gathering out all things that doth offend (Mat. 13: 41-42), and sets up His kingdom (verse 43). The third party, His brethren, are the Israelites,29 who are never to be reckoned among the nations.30

Then follows the Millennium, which is one continuous day of Judgment (Acts 17:31), when the righteous Judge will be upon earth (2 Tim. 4:8), and when judgment shall

(25) 1 Pet. 4:17. For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?

(26) Acts 10:42. And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead.

Also 2 Tim. 4:1; 1 Pet. 4:5.

(27) 1 Cor. 6:2. Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Also Jude 14-15.

(28) Mat. 13:40. As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world.

41. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;

42. And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

43. Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.

(29) Psa. 122:8. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.

(30) Num. 23 :7. And he took up his parable and said, Balak the king of Moab hath brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob, and come, defy Israel.

8. How shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I defy, whom the Lord hath

not defied?

9. For from the top of the rocks I see him, and from the hills I behold him: lo, the people shall dwell alone, and shall not be reckoned among the nations.

be laid to the line and righteousness to the plummet. Isa. 28:17.

III. The judgment of the dead at the Great White Throne.31

IV. The Judgment of angels,34 into fire "prepared for

(31) Rev. 20:12. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God: and the books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.

13. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

14. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

15. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

2 Pet. 2 :9. The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished.

Also Mat. 10:15; 11:21-24; 12 :41-42; Rom. 2 :15-16.

(32) 1 Thes. 4:15. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them1 which are asleep.

16. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

17. Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

18. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

(33) Rev. 19:11. And I saw heaven opened, and behold a

white horse ; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

12. His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.

13. And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

14. And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

15. And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

16. And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

19. And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army.

20. And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

(34) 2 Pet. 2 A. For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto Judgment.

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