Judgment of God


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Judgment of God

medieval trial by combat or ordeal. [Eur. Hist.: Leach, 561]
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If we contemplate the whole range of nature, and admire the pattern of this thing and that thing in which human skill has had no share, can we be so foolish and so presumptuous as not to assign such things to the inscrutable judgment of God's majesty?
"The people's judgment, which is higher than all but the judgment of God, has issued a death sentence to the Communist Party of Ukraine."
After killing around 3,000 people in Drogheda, he said: "I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood and it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future, which are satisfactory grounds for such actions."
The parable is a warning to the disciples not to attempt to anticipate the final judgment of God by excluding the "unworthy." It is only God who knows the secrets of the human heart, and God alone can judge rightly.
David Hesselgrave's paper continues the discussion on praxis, with a brief review of contextualized preaching about the wrath and judgment of God. A look at the rise of orality in mission practices, by Anthony Casey, brings the reader to consider an often overlooked area, that of reaching peoples whose culture and history are steeped in oral tradition.
Among his topics are natural law under the covenant of creation and under the Noahic covenant, judgment on Sodom and justice in Gerar in Genesis 19-20, universal accountability before the impartial judgment of God in Romans 1:18-2:16, the Sinai covenant, the wisdom literature, and the natural moral order penultimized.
A recent Bob Dylan song called Tempest recalling the disaster of the Titanic states: "They waited at the landing and they tried to understand, but there is no understanding on the judgment of God's hand."
He blamed his guilty verdict on those with "hatred for my church" - before ranting about Nazis, Jews and the judgment of God.
Believing that we made these promises under the authority and judgment of God, we made a great moral and legal commitment to welcome the national cultures and identities of each other.
Brown obviously rejects connecting the death of Jesus with the judgment of God on human sin.
(27) Mise-en-scene thus incorporates itself out of the degraded remains cast off by competing modernist arts, in much the same way that the shockingly impure bodies (including social bodies) in Artaud's writings, from Heliogabalus (1934) to To Have Done with the Judgment of God (1947), are frequently constituted by the excrescences (pus, sperm, urine, feces) a "proper" body dispels.
As troubling as we found his focus on the end times and the judgment of God, we had to admit that it had biblical warrant as well as confessional support.