Court Week in Heaven

PULPIT AND STUDY: Court Week in Heaven

A sermon outline

Minister, Karachi, Pakistan

C ourt week in heaven ordained. Acts 17:30, 3 1 -

O bjective to ascertain who is worthy to receive the .benefits of the atonement, and to have a part in the first resurrection. Luke20:34, 35

U nbelievers not judged on this occasion, i Peter 4:17.

R ecords maintained in heaven. Ex. 32132, 33; Ps. 69:28; Mal. 3:16, 17.

T estimony concerning this judgment furnished by six distinct lines of Scriptural evidence, as follows:'

W itnessed by the Prophet Daniel in vision. All the principal parties brought to view judge, jury, witnesses, accused, advocate. Dan. 7:9, 10, 13, 14; Rev. 4:2-4; 5- 11 

E .nacted annually by the Jews on Day of Atonement. Lev. 16:23, 26-29.

E mbodied in the longest time prophecy of the Bible cleansing of the sanctuary. Dan. 8 ::3, 14; 9:22-27; Lev. 16:16, 19.

K ing's inspection of guests in parable of the marriage of the king's son a clear reference to this judgment. Few chosen. Matt. 22:1-14.

I nculcated by Jesus in His nonparabolic teachings. Matt. 10:32, 33; 12:36; Luke 12:8, 9.

N ew Testament presents parallel of Daniel's vision. All the principal parties again brought to view as in Daniel 7. Heb. 12: 22-24.

H eaven's announcement on earth of its commencement in 1844 launched the great Seventh-day Adventist movement. Rev. 14:6-12; . 10:1-7.

E xact day and hour of each individual case not known. Mal. 3:1-3; Rev. 16:15.

A dvocacy of Jesus in our behalf our supreme need, in view of our not being present in person, and speechlessness if present. Matt. 22:12; i John 2:1.

V ictory a condition to secure Christ's service sin this crisis. Rev. 3:5; I John 2:13, 14;5:4; John 16:33; Rev. 15:2. 

E nd of investigative judgment fixes every character, and settles every destiny. Rev.22:11, 12.

N ever changing standard according to which judgment proceeds and conduct is assessed. The Decalogue. Rom. 2:12; James 2:10-12; Eccl. 12:13, 14.

 

 

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Minister, Karachi, Pakistan

May 1950

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