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The Judgment Seat Of The World
The Greek word pronounced bay-ma was used to refer to a raised platform, or seat, that was mounted by a few steps. It was a place where a judge, or a king who was sitting in judgment, officially rendered a verdict or decision. The word is found a dozen times in the New Testament where it is translated by the King James Version as "judgment seat" every time, except once, where it is rendered as "throne."
"12:21 And upon a set day Herod [listen to our Sermon The Herods], arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them." (Acts 12:21 KJV)
Pilate's "judgment seat" was the place where Satan's world spewed its perverted verdict upon the Son of God.
"27:17 Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ? 27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.
"We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ"
The lie-loving carnal world (e.g. see Lethal Lust) sat in "judgment" of Christ because it hates and fears the Truth more than all other things together. The Truth uncomfortably exposes the "world" as the planet of rebellious, delinquent children that it still is, for now.
"30:9 That this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of the LORD [see 'Before Abraham Was, I AM' and The Mount Sinai Prophecy]:
It was for that reason that, as was done to The Messiah Himself, those who truly obeyed the Words of Christ also found themselves before the judgment seat of the "world" (see the Fact Finder question below).
"25:1 Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea to Jerusalem. 25:2 Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul [see Paul's Ministry; also Paul's Passport], and besought him, 25:3 And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him. 25:4 But Festus answered, that Paul should be kept at Caesarea, and that he himself would depart shortly thither. 25:5 Let them therefore, said he, which among you are able, go down with me, and accuse this man, if there be any wickedness in him.
The judgment seat of the corrupt world is going to end when The Christ comes to sit on His Judgment Seat (see also Christ's Mercy Seat), where Truth, Justice, and God's Way will reign over all the world (see Anti-Zion Is Anti-Christ and The Coming World Dictator; also The Lake Of Fire Into An Ocean Of Fire - When?).
"14:9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living [see Why Were Humans Created Physical?]. 14:10 But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. 14:11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. 14:12 So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God." (Romans 14:9-12 KJV)