Definition of judgement seat in English:

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judgement seat


chiefly literary
1A judge’s seat; a tribunal: everything should be decided before the judgement seat of reason
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  • The notion that the judge who orders equal division despatches the parties from the judgment seat without a sense of grievance and with a sense of being equally valued may instance a piece of judicial wishful thinking.
  • Paul said: ‘I am standing before the judgment seat of Caesar, where I ought to be judged.’
  • Asked how Blair would account for himself, Williams answered: ‘At the judgment seat.’
1.1The place where the souls of the dead are judged by God: a sin for which he would have to give an account at the Judgement Seat
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  • The poem depicts the death of Gerontius and the journey of his soul towards the judgment seat of God.
  • From this pragmatic middle ground Jones moves into one of theology's imaginative constructs: the script Luther provides of the sinner standing before the judgment seat of God.
  • They should be motivated by the fear of God, remembering that we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ.
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