God’s Righteous Judgment

You, therefore, have no excuse,(A) you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.(B) Now we know that God’s judgment against those who do such things is based on truth. So when you, a mere human being, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment? Or do you show contempt for the riches(C) of his kindness,(D) forbearance(E) and patience,(F) not realizing that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance?(G)

But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God’s wrath(H), when his righteous judgment(I) will be revealed. God “will repay each person according to what they have done.”[a](J) To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor(K) and immortality,(L) he will give eternal life.(M)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 2:6 Psalm 62:12; Prov. 24:12

主照各人行为施行报应

你这论断人的,无论你是谁,也无可推诿。你在什么事上论断人,就在什么事上定自己的罪,因你这论断人的,自己所行却和别人一样。 我们知道这样行的人,神必照真理审判他。 你这人哪,你论断行这样事的人,自己所行的却和别人一样,你以为能逃脱神的审判吗? 还是你藐视他丰富的恩慈、宽容、忍耐,不晓得他的恩慈是领你悔改呢? 你竟任着你刚硬不悔改的心,为自己积蓄愤怒,以致神震怒,显他公义审判的日子来到。 他必照各人的行为报应各人。 凡恒心行善,寻求荣耀、尊贵和不能朽坏之福的,就以永生报应他们;

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