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The Final Exam: Pass or Fail?

Matthew 25:31-46

“30 The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all men everywhere to repent, 31 because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed, and of this he has given assurance to all men by raising him from the dead.” Acts 17:30-31

At Your Final Exam

  Jesus, The Son of Man, is the [EXAMINER] Who Determines If you Pass or Fail.

“31 When the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 Before him will be gathered all the nations…” Verses 31-32a

“11 Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! He who sat upon it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. 12 His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems; and he has a name inscribed which no one knows but himself. 13 He is clad in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God.” Revelation 19:11-13

  You are Separated Into Either the Passing or Failing [GROUP] .

“32 Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate them one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, 33 and he will place the sheep at his right hand, but the goats at the left.” Verses 32-33

“17They shall be mine, says the Lord of hosts, my special possession on the day when I act, and I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him. 18 Then once more you shall distinguish between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve him.” Mal 3:17-18

  Passing or Failing is the Consequence of the Way You Treated Jesus’ [BROTHERS].

“37 Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see thee hungry and feed thee, or thirsty and give thee drink? 38 And when did we see thee a stranger and welcome thee, or naked and clothe thee? 39 And when did we see thee sick or in prison and visit thee?’40 And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me... 45Then he will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it not to one of the least of these, you did it not to me.”

Verses 37- 40 and 45

“40He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me. 41 He who receives a prophet because he is a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward, and he who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward. 42 And whoever gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.” Matthew 10:40-42

  Passing or Failing Determines your [ETERNAL] Destiny.

“34 Then the King will say to those at his right hand, ‘Come, O blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; 41 Then he will say to those at his left hand, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels; 46 And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.” Verses 34, 41, 46

Pop Quiz Before the Final Exam

To Fail

“He who believes in the Son has eternal life

he who does not obey the Son shall not see life,

but the wrath of God rests upon him.” John 3:36

To Pass

Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears my word

and believes him who sent me, has eternal life;

he does not come into judgment,

but has passed from death to life. John 5:24

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