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Also called: Punishment, Reward
The particular acts of bringing about justice.

Top Bible Verses about Judgment

Psalm 9:7–8

But Yahweh sits enthroned forever. He has established his throne for judgment. And he will judge the world with righteousness. He will judge the peoples with equity. Read Psalm 9:7–8

Ecclesiastes 12:14

For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every secret thing, whether good or evil. Read Ecclesiastes 12:14

Daniel 5:26–28

“This is the explanation of the matter: ‘Mene’—God has numbered your kingdom and brought an end to it. “ ‘Tekel’—you have been weighed on scales and you have been found wanting. “ ‘Peres’—your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.’ ” Read Daniel 5:26–28

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down because he did not give the glory to God. And he was eaten by worms and died. Read Acts 12:23

1 Corinthians 11:29–32

For the one who eats and drinks, if he does not recognize the body, eats and drinks judgment against himself. Because of this, many are weak and sick among you, and quite a few have died. But if we were evaluating ourselves, we would not be judged. But if we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined, in order that we will not be condemned with the world. Read 1 Corinthians 11:29–32

Famous Christian Quotes About Judgment, Punishment, Reward

Turn Back to the Word

Everyone who does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is an antichrist, and whoever does not confess the testimony of the cross is from the devil, and whoever twists the sayings of the Lord for one’s own sinful passions, and says that there is neither resurrection nor judgment, this one is the firstborn of Satan. Therefore, leaving behind the idle speculation of the crowd and their false teachings, let us turn back to the word which was delivered to us from the beginning, being self-controlled with regard to prayer and being persistent in fasts, making petitions of the all-seeing God to lead us not into temptation, just as the Lord said, “The spirit is indeed willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Polycarp of Smyrna

Do Not Slander or Listen to Slander

Keep your tongue from criticizing and watch over your words. Know that in judging others you are passing sentence on yourself and that you are yourself guilty of the faults that you blame in them. It is no excuse to say, “If others tell me things I cannot be rude to them.” No one cares to speak to an unwilling listener. An arrow never lodges in a stone; often it recoils upon the shooter of it. Let the detractor learn from your unwillingness to listen not to be so ready to detract.


What Pleases People Often Displeases God

Do not take pride in your good deeds, for God’s judgments differ from those of men, and what pleases them often displeases Him. If there is good in you, see more good in others, so that you may remain humble. It does no harm to esteem yourself less than anyone else, but it is very harmful to think yourself better than even one. The humble live in continuous peace, while in the hearts of the proud are envy and frequent anger.

Thomas à Kempis
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