Two Visions Of Judgement:  DANIEL 7:1-28; REVELATION 20:1-15

 

Daniel's vision (in the Old Testament) of the Day of Judgement is reflected in the apostle John's vision of the end times and the Day of Judgement (in the New Testament). The table below shows some of the similarities between them.

Two Visions Of Judgment

                 
 
DANIEL'S VISION
JOHN'S VISION
CONTEXT
Court room with thrones
Court room with thrones
JUDGES
God  - The Ancient of Days
A Son of Man
God as Judge
Jesus Christ & others
WITNESSES
Millions of angels

Millions of angels

DEFENDANTS
The dead
The dead
BASIS OF JUDGEMENT
Books recording what they had done during life

• Books recording what they had done during life
• The Book of Life recording the names of God's children

COURT ACTION
All the dead were judged
All the dead were judged
OUTCOMES
God's holy people serve him & reign with him eternally
• Believers reign with Christ
• Unbelievers go to a
Christ-less eternity in hell

Questions

Q Do you believe in the reality of God's judgement? Why?

Q What is the basis for judgement on the Day of Judgement?

Q What criteria are used to determine the destination of each person?

Q What are the differences between the Bema Judgement and the Great White
     Throne Judgement?

Q Does God send people to hell?  If not, who does? How do you know?

To return to a study of the Trinity, click on the link here THE TRINITY.

To look at GOD AS FATHER, click ABBA,FATHER.

You might like to compare this unit with HEAVEN & HELL: Mediaeval Myth or Present Reality
How would you answer someone who said s/he did not believe in heaven and hell or that a loving God could send people to hell?

Look at the video of testimonies of people who claim to have had a vision of hell through a near death experience by clicking on the link here  MAURICE RAWLINGS


 

 

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