2 Timothy 4:1…I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom
- His appearing as King and Judge? At the end of the Tribulation.
- His Kingdom in Jerusalem? At the end of the Tribulation.
- The quick? Those who accept the King and are judged worthy to enter into the Kingdom on Earth.
- The dead? Those who rejected Christ “during the Tribulation and after the Rapture of the Church”. Not deemed worthy to enter into the Kingdom in Jerusalem.
At that time – when Christ separates the goat nations and the sheep nations and establishes His Kingdom on Earth: all will stand before the Judgment seat of Christ.
Matthew 25:34-41…Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: – Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels: