Matthew 25:31-34

The Final Judgment

31 x "When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the 1 holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. 32 y "All the nations will be gathered before Him, and z He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats. 33 "And He will set the a sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. 34 "Then the King will say to those on His right hand, 'Come, you blessed of My Father, b inherit the kingdom c prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

  1. Cross References
    Zechariah 14:5
    Then you shall flee through My mountain valley,...
    Matthew 16:27
    For the Son of Man will come in the glory of Hi...
    Mark 8:38
    "For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in t...
    Acts 1:11
    Who also said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stan...
    1 Thessalonians 4:16
    For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven w...
    2 Thessalonians 1:7
    And to give you who are troubled rest with us w...
    Revelation 1:7
    Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye...
  2. Cross References
    Romans 14:10
    But why do you judge your brother? Or why do you show contempt for your brother? For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
    2 Corinthians 5:10
    For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
    Revelation 20:12
    And I saw the dead, small and great, standing before God, and books were opened. And another book was opened, which is the Book of Life. And the dead were judged according to their works, by the things which were written in the books.
  3. Cross References
    Ezekiel 20:38
    I will purge the rebels from among you, and those who transgress against Me; I will bring them out of the country where they dwell, but they shall not enter the land of Israel. Then you will know that I am the LORD.
  4. Cross References
    Psalms 79:13
    So we, Your people and sheep of Your pasture, Will give You thanks forever; We will show forth Your praise to all generations.
    Psalms 100:3
    Know that the LORD, He is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
    John 10:11
    I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.
    John 10:27
    My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.
    John 10:28
    And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand.
  5. Cross References
    Romans 8:17
    And if children, then heirs - heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.
    1 Peter 1:4
    To an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you.
    1 Peter 1:9
    Receiving the end of your faith - the salvation of your souls.
    Revelation 21:7
    He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son.
  6. Cross References
    Matthew 20:23
    So He said to them, "You will indeed drink My cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with; but to sit on My right hand and on My left is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it is prepared by My Father.
    Mark 10:40
    "but to sit on My right hand and on My left is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it is prepared."
    1 Corinthians 2:9
    But as it is written: "Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.
    Hebrews 11:16
    But now they desire a better, that is, a heavenly country. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared a city for them.
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