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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 9420 book of life
9420 book of life

9420 book of life

Book in which the names of the living were recorded and from which their names were removed at death. From the time of the exodus onwards, Scripture contains references to God’s book of life. It is to contain only the names of the righteous and is to be opened on the day of judgment.

The privilege of having one’s name in the book of life

Lk 10:20; Heb 12:22-23 See also Da 12:1; Php 4:3; Rev 3:5; Rev 21:27

The unrighteous are excluded from the book of life

Ex 32:31-33 See also Ps 69:27-28; Rev 13:8; Rev 17:8; Rev 20:12-15

Other references to such a book

Ps 56:8; Ps 139:16; Mal 3:16

See also

5232book
9210judgment, God’s
9230judgment seat

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