After the rapture of the Church there will be a judgment of the Saints. It is also called the Judgment Seat of Christ. (Bema Seat) Today will establish several important concepts then provide a thorough exposition of our text in I Corinthians 3:10-15 where we left off last session. It is important to realize that we will receive a judgment by the Lord Jesus.
The Judgment Seat of the Christ
First Corinthians chapter three has a very vivid picture of the Judgment Seat of Christ. This occurs to the invisible Church. The unbelievers will receive their punishment in varying degrees according to their works at the Great White Throne Judgment. That one will occur after the 1,000-year reign and just before the Eternal Order is established. The Judgment Seat of The Messiah, a judgment of the believer‚Äôs works, not his or her sins.