Ruth 2 verses 11 and 12

 

Ruth 2:11  And Boaz answered and said unto her, It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband: and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore.
12  The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
 
These two verses form a beautiful type of the Bema of Christ.

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James 4 verse 14

James 4:13  Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:
14  Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

Contrast the vapor-like, transient character of life, with the eternal judgments that we will be awarded at the Bema, the Judgment Seat of Christ.

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Galatians 5 verses 22 and 23

Galatians 5:22  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23  Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

 The Bible speaks of "bad trees" producing "bad fruit" as evidence of non-conversion, whereas "good trees" produce "good fruit" as evidence that the Holy Spirit has regenerated that person.

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2 Peter 1 verses 10 and 11

 

2 Peter 1:10  Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:
11  For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
 
Peter urges us to give diligence to aim for a rich welcome, an abundant entrance ministered to us into the everlasting Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
 
In verses 5 to 7, Peter gives us a 7-point checklist of what to be diligent about. If we are careful about these points, the rich welcome will be ours at the Judgment Seat of Christ.

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1 Corinthians 9 verses 24 to 27

1 Corinthians 9:24  Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.
25  And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
26  I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air:
27  But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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1 Corinthians 3 verses 11 to 15

1 Corinthians 3:11  For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
12  Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
13  Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.
14  If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.

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Romans 14 verses 10 and 12

Romans 14:10  But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
11  For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.
12  So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.

See comments on 2 Corinthians 5:10

There is a right and wrong application of Romans 14:10 and 12.

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