September 04, 2022 AM
(#5 in series)
Undivided: Trials and Perseverance
Verses 3 and 4 speak of enduring __ trials.
Verse 12 speaks of persevering __ trials.
God gives __ blessings to believers who __ under trials.
Five heavenly crowns mentioned that will be awarded to believers in eternity:
1) The __ Crown (1 Corinthians 9:24-25)
For those who run the race exercising self-control and self-discipline
2) The Crown of Rejoicing (1 Thessalonians 2:19)
For those who share the gospel and lead others to Christ
3) The Crown of __ (2 Timothy 4:8)
For those who run the race, keep the faith, and set their eyes on their heavenly home
4) The Crown of Glory (1 Peter 5:4)
For those who faithfully lead and shepherd God's people
5) The Crown of __ (James 1:12; Revelation 2:10)
For those who faithfully follow Jesus while enduring persecution, temptation, and trials.
First the cross, then the __. First the suffering, then the __.