Today’s Key Word is Inheritance!
Our Inheritance are the eternal blessings, which God has put on deposit for you, and given to you if you keep His commands and if you live to please Him in everything.
God has promised eternal rewards for those who serve Him, in the way that God has designed for them to serve Him. He has already provided our Christian service before we were born. He has made every provision for us, so that we can do His work!
Sword Drill Ephesians 3:20
God’s promises and the rewards He has for us, are through His Son, Jesus Christ!
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“The Son of Man (Jesus Christ) will come in His Fathers Glory with His angels and then He will ___________ each person according to what he has done” Sword Drill Matthew 16:27
“________ your enemies, do good to them and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your ___________ will be ________ and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is _______ to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful just as your Father is merciful” Sword Drill Luke 6:35-36
“____________ you do work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, and not for men, since you know that you will receive an ____________ from the Lord as a __________. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. Anyone who has done wrong, will be repaid for his wrong and there is no favouritism” Sword Drill Colossians 3:24-25
The Judgement – Evaluation Throne of Jesus Christ
The King of Kings and Lord of Lords
We can all receive a good report from Jesus Christ, and hear His approval and praise, or disapproval!
“Well Done You ___________ and ___________ servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and Share your masters happiness (Joy)
Sword Drill Matthew 25:21
Freedom - Privilege – Responsibility – Choice & Consequences
Sword Drill Matthew 25:14 – 2
“Will not the Judge of all the earth do _______”
“Do not throw away your confidence; it will be ________ rewarded. You need to __________, so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what He has promised. For in just a very little while, He who is coming will come and not delay. But my righteous one will live by ______. And if he shrinks back (gives up) I will not be pleased with Him” Sword Drill Hebrews 10:35-37
Our Eternal Salvation is in three Stages or Parts
Part 1 = Salvation from the “
Part 2 = Salvation from the “Sinful Life” is eternally Rewarded
This kind of believer lives for God the Father,
and is called an “Overcomer”
Part 3 = Salvation from sins power over us forever, is a gift!
God wants to give you a full reward, which has been
Especially made for you! God Tailor made them just to fit you.
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“Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the __________________ that God promised to those who love Him”
Sword Drill James 1:12
“I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of ________________, which the Lord, the righteous judge will award me on that day” Sword Drill 2 Timothy 4:6-8
“Be shepherds of God’s flock under your care. And when the chief shepherd appears you will receive the ____________________ that will never fade”
Sword Drill 1 Peter5:2-4
“To him who overcomes, I will give the right to _______ from the Tree of Life, which is in the paradise of God” Sword Drill Revelation 2:7
“He who overcomes will not be hurt by the Second Death”
Sword Drill Revelation 2:11
“To him who overcomes, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give Him a _________stone with a new name written on it, known only to him who receives it”
Special access to paties in heaven (Ancient games rew for winner)
Sword Drill Revelation 2:17
“To him who overcomes and does my will to the _______, I will give him authority over the nations” “I will also give him the morning star” Sword Drill Revelation 2:26-28
The Father’s Throne
“They will walk with me dressed in white (translucent uniform of glory), for they are ____________. He who overcomes will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out his name (title) from the book of life, but will acknowledge his name (title) before My __________”
Sword Drill Revelation 3:4-5
A pillar was a important part of the structure that supported the building
The apostles were reported to be pillars of the church along with other believers like Baranabus
“ To him who overcomes I will make a pillar in the temple of my God. Never again will he leave it. I will write on him the name of My God and the Name of the city of My God, the New Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from my God, and I will also write on him my new ________. Sword Drill Revelation 3: 12
“To him who overcomes, I will give the right to _____ with me on my throne, just as I have overcame and sat down with My ___________ on His Throne”
Sword Drill Revelation 3:21
Our Own Choice, Decision and Consequences!!
“He who has an ear, ______________ him hear what the _______________ says to the churches” Sword Drill Revelation 3:22
“Do you not know that in a race all runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the ________. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last ______________.
Sword Drill 1 Corinthians 9:24-26
“If anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor’s crown unless he competes according to the ___________. Sword Drill 2 Timothy 2:5
“I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have, so that ___________ will take Your crown”
Sword Drill Revelation 3:11
Remember that the Creator of everything wore a crown and went through more suffering than we could ever imagine! Sword Drill Isaiah 53:12 & Philippians 2:9-11
“They twisted a crown of __________ and set it on Him”
Sword Drill Mark 15:17
Read Isaiah 53 & 1 Peter 2:21-24
From Suffering To Glory Forever
Our Faithfulness to God and His plan for our lives, will determine whether God releases our blessings to us eternally, with all He has designed and put on the deposit for us. They are already there in our eternal bank account, ready and waiting just for us.
Sword Drill Ephesians 1:3
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“ We are God’s _________________; you are Gods field, God’s building. By the grace God has given me, I
(The apostle Paul) laid the foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be _____________how he builds.
For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. If any man builds on the foundation, using Gold, Silver and Costly (Precious) Stones, wood, hay or straw, his work will be shown for what it is, because the day will bring it to light.
It will bring it too light. It will be revealed with __________, and the fire will test the quality of each man’s work. If what he has built survives, he will receive his ___________. If it is burned up, he will suffer ___________; he himself will be ___________, but only as one escaping through the flames.
Sword Drill 1 Corinthians 3:9-15 & 1 Corinthians 5:1-5
Christian Production, which has been laid and built up on the foundation of Jesus Christ, is tested by fire.
Our failure does not cancel His Gift and Grace
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Jesus Christ said, ”I give then eternal life, and they shall _______ perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is ____________ than all, no one can snatch them out of My Fathers Hand” Sword Drill John 10:28
We are n The Fathers Hand – We are also in The Hand of Jesus Christ
What happens to our eternal rewards and eternal inheritance, which has been put into our eternal bank account on deposit for us. What happens if it can’t be given to them, because they fail God and Jesus Christ?
Does it stay in the eternal bank account forever, never to be received?
Our very own eternal rewards and inheritance portion are cast into
the eternal “
Sword Drill Revelation 22:19
“Part” in Revelation 22:19 is the Greek word “MEROS”
And means “Inheritance Portion”
Sword Drill Luke 15:11-32 especially verse 12
Read this account in luke, as part of the lesson
Sword Drill John 13:1-17 especially verse 8
Read this account in Luke, as part of the lesson
Sword Drill Revelation 21:6-8
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“He who _____________ will inherit all this, and I will be His God and He will be my son. But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murders, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars – their ________ (Meros – part, inheritance portion) will be in the fiery lake of burning sulphur. This is the second death”
Note to the teacher: The NIV interprets the word “Meros” as “Place” and is incorrectly translated. At other times it translates the same word as “part”.
The KJV translates the passage in Revelation as “part”.
Can you imagine, all the tears and crying when people will see that they have been given everything they needed to have a full reward forever. Forever flushed and dumped into hell!
Our Very Own Eternal Rewards
What happens to our pre-destined eternal rewards and eternal inheritance if they are not released to us?
Sword Drill 1 Corinthians 3:13
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“He will wipe every _______ from their eyes; there will be no more death, or mourning, or crying or pain, for the older order of things has passed away”
Sword Drill Revelation 21:4
What we are commended and rewarded for?
We have already learned that out eternal escape
(Salvation Part 1 is assured us as a gift)
Sword Drill Ephesians 2:8-9
This will be the subject of our next lesson!
The Church and Gods Special Plan for You Now!
I SURE HOPE YOU CAN MAKE IT!
Questions and Answers!
Has God provided you everything you will ever need so
You can live in His plan and be rewarded By Jesus Christ?
Name some of the Eternal Rewards God Has provided especially for you
Name some of the things He has provided for you so you can do His Will!
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Answer These Questions to yourself privately (Rhetorically)
Do you desire to be eternally rewarded by Jesus Christ when you stand before Him, at His judgement – Evaluation Seat?
Are you willing to learn God’ promises and to trust His Word, whatever happens?
Are you willing to learn God’s commands for His Church and be obedient to them, whatever happens?
Are you willing to do God’s Will, by being obedient to the Commands of Jesus Christ, at home, at school, Among friends and enemies alike?
Are you willing to learn how to live Spiritually, using the power of God The Holy Spirit to lead
you in living your life?
If you answered “Yes” to all questions, and are faithful in obedience. It will be a great joy to see you with all He gives you and to hear His commendation and “Well Done”
“Live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle. Be patient bearing with one another in love”
Sword Drill Ephesians 4:1-2
“Love your enemies, do good to them and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful just as your Father is merciful”
Sword Drill Luke 6:35-36
“ Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than he lay down his life for his friends. You are My friends, if you do what I command ”
Sword Drill John 15:12-14
Thank You that you have saved me and made me so rich in Jesus Christ. Thank you for all the eternal rewards you have already placed into my eternal bank account. Help me through Your Word and Holy Spirit to live worthy of all You have done for me, so that I will receive your great commendation and reward. In the Name of my Lord Jesus Christ I thank YOU and ask this.
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