Geneva Catechism (1545): The Judgment Is A Delight For Believers

Q. 83. Does it give any delight to our conscience that Christ will one day be the judge of the world?

A. Indeed singular delight. For we know assuredly that he will come only for our salvation.

Q. 84. We should not then tremble at this judgment, so as to let it fill us with dismay?

A. No, indeed; since we shall only stand at the tribunal of a judge who is also our advocate, and who has taken us under his faith and protection.

John Calvin, Second Genevan Catechism (1545)

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