Last Judgment


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Last Judgment

n.
In Christianity and certain other religious traditions, the final judgment by God of all humankind.
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Last Judgment

n
(Theology) the Last Judgment the occasion, after the resurrection of the dead at the end of the world, when, according to biblical tradition, God will decree the final destinies of all men according to the good and evil in their earthly lives. Also known as: the Last Day, Doomsday or Judgment Day
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Last′ Judg′ment


n.
the final trial of all people, both the living and dead, at the end of the world.
[1550–60]
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Noun1.Last Judgment - (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly livesLast Judgment - (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
day - some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"
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God had no doubt ordered it thus that the pious remembrance of this death should remain in the hearts of those present, and in the memory of other men - a death which caused to be loved the passage from this life to the other by those whose existence upon this earth leads them not to dread the last judgment. Athos preserved, even in the eternal sleep, that placid and sincere smile - an ornament which was to accompany him to the tomb.
I?" said Milady, with a smile which might have disarmed the angel of the last judgment. "Guilty?
Speak your latent conviction, and it shall be the universal sense; for the inmost in due time becomes the outmost, and our first thought is rendered back to us by the trumpets of the Last Judgment. Familiar as the voice of the mind is to each, the highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato and Milton is that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought.
"What a sublime conception is that of a last judgment!" said he,--"a righting of all the wrongs of ages!--a solving of all moral problems, by an unanswerable wisdom!
I will swear to you by my soul's salvation, my faith as a Christian, I have told everything to you as it occurred, and as the recording angel will tell it to the ear of God at the day of the last judgment!"
A collector peeps into all the picture-shops of Europe for a landscape of Poussin, a crayon-sketch of Salvator; but the Transfiguration, the Last Judgment, the Communion of St.
Her Ladyship Mrs Justice Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, yesterday at the Supreme Court, gave her last judgment before her retirement.
In his 2007 novel The Apocalypse of Vladimir, television journalist Vladimir Solovyov calls Putin "the czar and the prophet," whose mission is to prepare Russia for the Last Judgment. Vladimir the Apostle, the book's first-person narrator, destroys thousands of "sinners," including the entire city of Krasnoyarsk, by burning them alive.
The same bench had also ruled in the last judgment that increase in tuition fee won't be more than three percent annually.
The plays focus on Bible stories from the Creation to Noah's Flood, through to the Last Judgment, and the medieval plays were originally told by 'mysteries' - or the Freeman and Guilds of the city - on pageant wagons in Chester's streets.
Based on iconic Bible stories from The Creation to The Last Judgment, with a special Chester twist, the Mystery Plays are performed only once every five years.
One day, while viewing Rogier van der Weyden's painting Last Judgment, deep conviction filled his heart.