Judgment seat

the seat or bench on which judges sit in court; hence, a court; a tribunal.

See also: Judgment

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All the well-known people of that period, from Alexander and Napoleon to Madame de Stael, Photius, Schelling, Fichte, Chateaubriand, and the rest, pass before their stern judgment seat and are acquitted or condemned according to whether they conduced to progress or to reaction.
Shimerda at `Thy judgment seat, which is also Thy mercy seat.'
Finally, leading him out of the church they carried him to the judgment seat and seated him on it, and the duke's majordomo said to him, "It is an ancient custom in this island, senor governor, that he who comes to take possession of this famous island is bound to answer a question which shall be put to him, and which must he a somewhat knotty and difficult one; and by his answer the people take the measure of their new governor's wit, and hail with joy or deplore his arrival accordingly."
The old judgment seat stood back against the wall, and our table was the one at which the justices had been wont to sit.
These clothes and trinkets they were wearing were as fine and dainty as the shrewdest stretch of the sumptuary laws allowed to people of their degree; and in these pretty clothes, she crying on his shoulder, and he trying to comfort her with hopeful words set to the music of despair, they went from the judgment seat out into the world homeless, bedless, breadless; why, the very beggars by the road- sides were not so poor as they.
He believes in a soul in the same way Therese does, as something that can be touched with grace or go to perdition; and he doesn't want to be damned with me before his own judgment seat. He is a most noble and loyal gentleman, but I have my own Basque peasant soul and don't want to think that every time he goes away from my feet - yes, mon cher, on this carpet, look for the marks of scorching - that he goes away feeling tempted to brush the dust off his moral sleeve.
When I am called before the Judgment Seat I shall have this in my hand.
As John Macmurray, my professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University, used to say: "We are moral agents."At the end of our life we will be judged."For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ"(2 Corinthians 5.10).
, the children end up becoming worse or more criminally minded, then all the legislators who signed away the interest and rights of minors by passing the law that lowers the age of criminal liability to nine years old will in turn also be responsible before the judgment seat of God.
We shall all stand before the judgment seat of God, but members of Congress stand before the judgment of the voters in November.
Remember, even the believer in Christ must stand before the judgment seat of Christ one of these days and be judged concerning what he did with his life after becoming a Christian.
Obviously, they do not realize that whenever a criminal comes before the judgment seat of God, whatever his sins are, God is not going to ask him/her how many lives he/she has killed, or how many times he/she has committed adultery, or got involved in drugs.