The Believerís Apparel

Lesson 3

The Robe of Righteousness and the Believerís Crowns

Blessings of Righteousness

Proverbs 15:29 The righteous have their prayers heard

Proverbs 18:10 The name of Lord is a strong tower the righteous run into it and they are safe

Proverbs 28: 1 The righteous are bold as a lion

Matthew 13:43 The righteous will be rewarded they shall shine forth as the sun

Proverbs 11:18 Our reward is sure

Ruth 2:12 and Our reward shall be full

Matthew 6:4, 6, 18 The Father shall reward us openly

How do we need put on our Robe of Righteousness

1) We must confess our sins and he will cleanse us from all unrighteousness I John 1:9 And God will be merciful Hebrews 8:12

2) Do not Fellowship with unrighteousness. we have nothing in common with them II Corinthians 6:14

3) Seek God diligently Hebrews 11:6 Get to know Him Philippians 3:10

4) Sow Righteousness of Proverbs 11:18

Believerís Crownís

1) The Crown of Life

James 1:12, Revelation 2:11 talk about a crown of life that is obtained by overcoming temptations, tests and trials, brought on us by the devil. If we can endure to the end without becoming bitter and critical. All believers have eternal life John 3:15, 16 but not all Believers will be rewarded with a crown of life. To receive this we must love the Lord more than our own life. Mark 8:35, I Corinthians 10:13

2) The Incorruptible Crown

I Corinthians 9:24-27 the Believer must keep his body under subjection or he will be at castaway, merely beating the air. We will lose our salvation but we will lose the incorruptible Crown.

a) The Believer must deny self of any thing that would weigh him down and hold him back. Hebrews 12:1

b) Keep his eyes fixed on Christ and not look left or right Hebrews 12:2

c) Find Strength in the Lord Ephesians 6:10-18

d) Place all upon the altar Romans 12:1, 2

e) Must by faith Refuse Anything that will impede spiritual growth Hebrews 11:24-27

3) The Crown of Rejoicing

I Thessalonians 2:19 this is the soul winners Crown. The degree the of Joy is determined by the souls you win.

a) It is wise to win souls Proverbs 11:30

b) It is work against sin to win souls James 5:20

c) It is cause for joy in Heaven to win souls Luke 15:10

d) Every soul winner will shine as the stars forever Daniel 12:23

Witness with 1) your life II Corinthians 3:2

2) your mouth Acts 1:8

3) Your tithes an offerings Philippians 4:15-17

4) The crown of righteousness II Timothy 4:5-8 this is a reward to be earned

a) I have fought the good fight

b) I have finished my course, with my eyes fixed on Christ Philippians 1:6

c) I have kept the faith, no compromise.

The Believer is to look with a heart of love for the second coming of the Lord.

5) The Crown of Glory

I Peter 5:2-4 This is a special reward for the faithful and obedient God called Pastor. Every Believer may share in it. Receive a prophet and receive a prophets reward Matthew 10:41

Receive the Pastor by

a) Praying for him

b) Encouraging him

c) Undergird him with your tithes and offerings

The Pastor will receive the reward by

a) Feeding the church

b) Taking the spiritual oversight

c) Being an example to the church

Next week we will start the Armour of God. A very important part of the Believerís Apparel.

Hebrews 1:9 Like Jesus be must learn to love righteousness and hate iniquity.

 

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