DAILY BIBLE READING:

2 Chronicles 29:1-36 
Romans 14:1-23 
Psalm 24:1-10 
Proverbs 20:12

BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:

Romans 14:12 (CSB) “So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.”

REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):

One day, God will judge everyone. The lost will be judged at the Great White Throne (see Revelation 20:11-15) and the saved will be judged at the Judgment Seat of Christ (see 2 Corinthians 5:10).

While the lost will be judged for every sin they committed, this will not be the case for the saved. Those who have trusted in Jesus Christ alone for eternal life will not hear a single sin mentioned at their judgment. Why? Because every sin they ever committed has already been paid for by Jesus on the cross.

So, what will our judgment be? Simply put, it is a judgment of rewards. What we have done will be rewarded … or not rewarded based upon what we did and (even more importantly) why we did it.
I believe that there will probably be many a tear at the judgment of the saved even though our previous sins will never be brought up. I just wonder if when our life is judged by the fairest Judge of all, we will see how little we actually did of eternal consequence.

So, friend, live this life in light of eternity. You will stand before Jesus one day. If you are lost, He will have no choice but to consign you to Hell forever and ever. And if you are saved, He will fairly assess your life and reward you for only what you did that was done with the right motive.

Live in such a way that He will be able to look at you on the day you are judged, and then raise His hands to applaud as He says, “Well done! Well done!”