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Judgment Seat of Christ
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Judgment Seat of Christ
Judgment Seat of Christ (βῆμα τοῦ χριστοῦ, bēma tou christou). The seat for eschatological judgment, building on the concept of the judgment seat of Roman judges or tribunals. A specific phrase that appears only once in the New Testament (2 Cor 5:10).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Judgment Seat of Christ
JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST. This judgment is spoken of in 2 Cor. 5:10: “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.” The manifestation of the believer’s works is in question in
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times
Judgment Seat of Christ
Judgment Seat of ChristThe expression “judgment seat of Christ” occurs only in 2 Corinthians 5:10: “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive what is due him for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.” Paul does, however, refer to “God’s judgment
Key passages
Ro 14:10

But why do you judge your brother? Or also, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.

1 Co 3:10–15

According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building upon it. But each one must direct his attention to how he is building upon it. For no one is able to lay another foundation than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now …

2 Co 5:10–11

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, in order that each one may receive back the things through the body according to what he has done, whether good or bad. Therefore, because we know the fear of the Lord, we are attempting to persuade …

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