15 Bible Verses about Judgment – Understanding God’s Judgment

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The concept of judgment is prevalent throughout the Bible, highlighting God’s righteousness and His role as the ultimate Judge. In this article, we will explore 15 Bible verses about judgment. These verses provide valuable insights into God’s judgment, His standards of justice, and the consequences of our actions. Let’s dive into these verses to deepen our understanding and seek God’s wisdom regarding judgment.

According to the Bible, one day God will judge the world. This begs the following two important questions…

  1. Is the end of the world in sight? Click here to read our blog ‘What does the Bible Say about the End Times?’ to learn what Jesus had to say about the end times!
  2. Are you prepared for eternity? Click here if you don’t know what awaits you after the grave!

With that, here are the verses…

Romans 2:6

“He will judge everyone according to what they have done.”

Matthew 7:1-2

“Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be judged.”

James 4:12

“There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you—who are you to judge your neighbor?”

Ecclesiastes 12:14

“For God will judge us for everything we do, including every secret thing, whether good or bad.”

Hebrews 4:13

“Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable.”

2 Corinthians 5:10

“For we must all stand before Christ to be judged. We will each receive whatever we deserve for the good or evil we have done in this earthly body.”

Proverbs 21:2

“People may be right in their own eyes, but the Lord examines their heart.”
Explanation: This verse emphasizes that God looks beyond outward appearances and evaluates the condition of our hearts. His judgment is based on our true motives and intentions.

Romans 14:10b

“For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat.”

Matthew 12:36-37

“And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak. The words you say will either acquit you or condemn you.”

Psalm 9:7-8

“But the Lord reigns forever, executing judgment from his throne. He will judge the world with justice and rule the nations with fairness.”

Psalm 96:13

“For he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with his truth.”

John 5:22

“In addition, the Father judges no one. Instead, he has given the Son absolute authority to judge.”

Romans 14:12

“Yes, each of us will give a personal account to God.”

Proverbs 24:12

“Don’t excuse yourself by saying, ‘Look, we didn’t know.’ For God understands all hearts, and he sees you. He who guards your soul knows you knew. He will repay all people as their actions deserve.”

Revelation 20:12

“I saw the dead, both great and small, standing before God’s throne. And the books were opened, including the Book of Life. And the dead were judged according to what they had done, as recorded in the books.”

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