In my last post, we finalized our study of the Parable of the Talents. In this post, we will begin to conclude our exploration of what Yeshua has to say about the End Times in the Christian Torah. Once again, I have divided the exploration of the Final Judgment into two parts.
The Final Judgment ~ Part 1
This so-called “parable of the sheep and goats” is not truly a parable but a metaphor around which Yeshua builds His message of judgment and salvation.
“When the Son of Man comes in His glory, accompanied by all the angels, He will sit on His glorious throne. All the nations will be assembled before Him, and He will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates sheep from goats. The ‘sheep’ He will place at His right hand and the ‘goats’ at His left. Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take your inheritance, the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you made me your guest, I needed clothes and you provided them, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.’ ” ~ Matthew 25:31-36
He will sit on His glorious throne. This speaks of the earthly reign of Yeshua described in Revelation 20:4-6. This judgment precedes Yeshua’s millennial reign, and the subjects seem to be only those who are alive at His coming. Continue reading “What Does Yeshua Say About the End Times – Part 12”