What have we been promised?
The crown of righteousness.
Who will we receive the crown from?
The Lord, the righteous Judge.
When will we receive that crown?
On that Day! The Great Day of God’s Judgment.
Who will receive that crown?
Those who have Loved His Appearing.
Are you ready for His Appearing?
He is coming, and
nobody knows the day
or the hour!
He is coming Like a thief.
You best be ready!
According to James, who will be blessed?
The man who endures temptation will be blessed.
What must you do to qualify?
To qualify, you must be approved by enduring temptation.
Do you Love Him?
If you Love Him, that is Great.
If you do not Love Him, why not.
What are you to not fear?
Do not fear any of those things which you are about to suffer.
Who will be thrown into prison?
The devil is about to throw some of you into prison.
If you are faithful unto death, what will you receive?
If you are faithful until death, He will give you the crown of life.
Will you be thrown into prison?
You don’t know, but it could happen.
Who is going to appear?
The Chief Shepherd who is Jesus will appear.
What will you receive from Him?
The crown of glory that does not fade away.
When will He appear?
Nobody except the Father knows!
To receive a crown, what must anyone who competes in athletics do?
He is not crowned, unless he competes according to the rules.
To get your crown, what must you do?
You must do it His way!
Are you willing to do it, His way?
What is the principle, or most important thing to get?
Proverbs says, "Wisdom is the principal thing!"
What will a wise person get?
Therefore, get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding.
What will wisdom give to you?
She will place on your head an ornament of grace; A crown of glory she will deliver to you.
Do you want to be a “Wise,” or “Foolish,” person?
What must a person do to be approved?
Blessed is the man who endures temptation; he will be approved!
What will a person who has endured temptation receive?
For when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life from the Lord.