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Reward of Saints, The


1. Is from God. Ro 2:7; Col 3:24; Heb 11:6.

2. Is of grace, through faith alone. Ro 4:4,5,16; 11:6.

3. Is of God’s good pleasure. Mt 20:14,15; Lu 12:32.

4. Prepared by God. Heb 11:16.

5. Prepared by Christ. Joh 14:2.

6. As servants of Christ. Col 3:24.

7. Not on account of their merits. Ro 4:4,5.

8. Described as

a. Being with Christ. Joh 12:26; 14:3; Php 1:23; 1Th 4:17.

b. Beholding the face of God. Ps 17:15; Mt 5:8; Re 22:4.

c. Beholding the glory of Christ. Joh 17:24.

d. Being glorified with Christ. Ro 8:17,18; Col 3:4; Php 3:21; 1Jo 3:2.

e. Sitting in judgment with Christ. Da 7:22; Mt 19:28; Lu 22:30; 1Co 6:2.

f. Reigning with Christ. 2Ti 2:12; Re 3:21; 5:10; 20:4.

g. Reigning for ever and ever. Re 22:5.

h. A crown of righteousness. 2Ti 4:8.

i. A crown of glory. 1Pe 5:4.

j. A crown of life. Jas 1:12; Re 2:10.

k. An incorruptible crown. 1Co 9:25.

l. Joint heirship with Christ. Ro 8:17.

m. Inheritance of all things. Re 21:7.

n. Inheritance with saints in light. Ac 20:32; 26:18; Col 1:12.

o. Inheritance eternal. Heb 9:15.

p. Inheritance incorruptible. 1Pe 1:4.

q. A kingdom. Mt 25:34; Lu 22:29.

r. A kingdom immovable. Heb 12:28.

s. Shining as the stars. Da 12:3.

t. Everlasting light. Isa 60:19.

u. Everlasting life. Lu 18:30; Joh 6:40; 17:2,3; Ro 2:7; 6:23; 1Jo 5:11.

v. An enduring substance. Heb 10:34.

w. A house eternal in the heavens. 2Co 5:1.

x. A city which had foundation. Heb 11:10.

y. Entering into the joy of the Lord. Mt 25:21; Heb 12:2.

z. Rest. Heb 4:9; Re 14:13.

A. Fulness of joy. Ps 16:11.

B. The prize of the high calling of God in Christ. Php 3:14.

C. Treasure in heaven. Mt 19:21; Lu 12:33.

D. An eternal weight of glory. 2Co 4:17.

9. Is great. Mt 5:12; Lu 6:35; Heb 10:35.

10. Is full. 2Jo 1:8.

11. Is sure. Pr 11:18.

12. Is satisfying. Ps 17:15.

13. Is inestimable. Isa 64:4; 1Co 2:9.

14. Saints may feel confident of. Ps 73:24; Isa 25:8,9; 2Co 5:1; 2Ti 4:8.

15. Hope of, a cause of rejoicing. Ro 5:2.

16. Be careful not to lose. 2Jo 1:8.

17. The prospect of, should lead to

a. Diligence. 2Jo 1:8.

b. Pressing forward. Php 3:14.

c. Enduring suffering for Christ. 2Co 4:16-18; Heb 11:26.

d. Faithfulness to death. Re 2:10.

18. Present afflictions not to be compared with. Ro 8:18; 2Co 5:17.

19. Shall be given at the second coming of Christ. Mt 16:27; Re 22:12.