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New Testament Notes

Last Judgment

         According to the Christian doctrine, the Last Judgment is the second coming of Christ, when "The Lord shall judge the people" (Book of Psalms 7:7-15). In the Gospel of Matthew (25:31-46) he renders the words of Jesus in the following way: "When the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne, with all the nations gathered before him. He will separate people into two groups"(25:32) and the righteous He will bless, and they will enter eternal life; and the wicked He will curse and they will go away to eternal punishment.
       In another place of his Gospel Mathew wrote about the Last Judgement "... at the end of time the angels will go out, and they will separate the wicked from the good, and throw them into the blazing furnace, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth." (Matthew 13:49-50).
See: Hieronymus Bosch Last Judgement.
Sir Edward Burne-Jones Last Judgement.
Petrus Christus The Last Judgement.
Cimabue Last Judgement.
Jan van Eyck The Last Judgment.
Hubert and Jan van Eyck The Crucifixion. The Last Judgment.
Fra Angelico. The Last Judgement.
Giotto The Last Judgment.
Michelangelo The Last Judgment.
Russian Icon. The Last Judgement.
Luca Signorelli. The Last Judgment.
Rogier van der Weyden Beaune Altarpiece, interior showing the Last Judgment.

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