The first total judgment of history was the cross and the resurrection, the second the last judgment. Here we have the end of God’s patience, the end of history, and the full curse of the law. The covenant law then exacts the full measure of retribution. The curse in its fullness falls upon the reprobate, and blessings in their fullness come to the redeemed.
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