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The Judgments Lesson 2

Review
● Reasons of Judgment___________________________________________________________
● The certainty of Judgment_______________________________________________________
● The Judge____________________________________________________________________
● The Judgment of Believers ______________________________________________________

Rewards for Believers


"Behold, I am coming soon, bringing my recompense with me, to repay everyone for what he has
done” (Revelation 22:12).

"If the work that anyone has built on the foundation survives, he will receive a reward” (1 Corinthians
3:14).

The New Testament mentions 5 different crowns that Christians will be able to receive based on our
works that we have done.

Crown- “A ______________ of victory or mark of _________; especially the title representing the
championship in a sport.”

1. The imperishable crown- 1 Corinthians 9:25, 1 Peter 1:3-4


Unlike the rewards on_________, the rewards in __________ will be __________! (Matthew 6:19-20)

Discussion- After considering Jesus' words in Matthew 6 what should the Christian's view of earthly
rewards and earthly possessions be?______________________________________________________
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There is nothing wrong with owning possessions. The problem is when possessions own us!

1John 2:15, “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of
the Father is not in him.”

2. The crown of righteousness- 2 Timothy 4:7-8


Galatians 5:5 “For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of
righteousness.”

Discussion- How are we made righteous?_________________________________________________


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2 Corinthians 5:21, Galatians 2:21

3. Crown of Life- James 1:12, Revelation 2:1-0


Discussion- What are some good ways to keep the faith in times of trials, temptations and suffering?__
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4. Crown of Glory- 1 Peter 5:1-4


A reward for church leaders who led by example and remained faithful to the Word.

In the letter to Timothy Paul said, “Let the _________ who rule well be considered worthy of double
honor, especially those who labor in __________________ and __________________. (I Timothy
5:17).

Throughout the New Testament the church always had a plurality of leaders.

Act 14:23 And when they had appointed _______________ for them in every church, with prayer and
fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

The leaders in the New Testament Church were men who led by example.

1 Timothy 4:12 Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an _______________ in
speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Discussion- If you were looking for a church to be a part of, what type of leadership would you be
seeking?___________________________________________________________________________
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5. The Crown of Rejoicing- 1 Thessalonians 2:19, Philippians 4:1


This crown is the ________________ we have won to Christ!

Proverbs 11:30, “The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that
winneth _________ is wise. (KJV).

God keeps count of how many souls we win to Christ. What did Paul say in Philippians 4:17 about this
very thing?_________________________________________________________________________
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Discussion- What can we be doing daily to win others to Christ?_______________________________


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