Topic: THE REWARD OF HIS COMING
Memory Verse| “And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.’’Revelation 22:12.
Bible Passage: Proverbs 21:21, John 12:26, Ephesians 2:4-7, Revelations 2:26, 1 Conrinthians 9:25, 1 Thessalonians 2:19-20, 2 Timothy 4:8 ,James 1:12, 1 Peter 5:4.
Central thought :The coming of God is inevitable. Your work with God determines your reward.
Introduction: Beloved, our Lord Jesus promised us of his coming back again. He went to prepare a place for us in glory, your glory is heaven (our home) is directly proportional to your works here on earth. 1 corinthians 3:13-14.
HOW TO GET HIS REWARD
1. You must be sanctified: For you to get the reward, you must be born again and spirit filled. Some bible references are 1 Thessalonians 5:23, John 3:3, Romans 10:9.
2. You must be addicted to kingdom service: Your service to the kingdom goes a long way to giving you access to his reward both on earth and in heaven. Bible references are John 12:26, John 6:27-29, John 5:17, and John 9:4.
3. You must be involved in kingdom investment: You must intentionally sow and invest in the house of God. Matthew 25:35-40, Matthew 6:2 and 1 Timothy 6:19 are bible references.
4. You must be a lover of God: You cannot get a reward from a God you don’t love unconditionally. Deuteronomy 7:9, Matthew 22:37-38, Romans 8:28 provides us with more knowledge on our need to love God.
How do I get the rewards of his coming?
He is coming very soon and He comes with rewards. Let us work out our salvation with fear and trembling so we can wear the glorious crown. Philippians 2:12.