The Last Trial in History (Rev 20:11-15):
- The Judge. (Rev 20:11)
- The Trial. (Rev 20:12-13)
- The Sentence. (Rev 20:14-15)
The more you know, the more you reject, the more you suffer.
Matt 10:15 - Truly, I say to you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah than for that town.
Matt 11:20, 24 - Then he began to denounce the cities where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did not repent. "But I tell you that it will be more tolerable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom than for you.”
Heb 10:29 - How much worse punishment,do you think, will be deserved by the one who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has outraged the Spirit of grace?
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Small Group Discussion
Read Revelation 20:11-15
What was your big “take-away” from this passage / message? What stood out to you / what was new information to you?
Rev 20:11 - why was there no rainbow around the throne (see Rev 4:3)? What does this tell you about the Great White Throne Judgment?
Since God knows everything, why does He have the books of deeds and the book of life (Rev 20:12-13, 15)? What is their purpose?
How would you reply to someone who says, “How could a God of love cast people into the Lake of Fire?”
Pray for the lost that you know. And pray for opportunity for you to reach the lost that you know.