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Will Heaven Be The Same For Everyone Part 2

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February 14, 2021
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Last week we began discussing why every Christian’s experience in heaven will not be the same. While all Christians will escape God’s condemnation; they will not escape God’s evaluation of their lives.

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Will Heaven Be The Same For Everyone Part 2

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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • [ANNOUNCER] FROM THE PULPITOF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
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  • OF DALLAS, TEXAS, THISIS PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • HI, I'M ROBERT JEFFRESS,AND WELCOME AGAIN
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  • TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • AS CHRISTIANS, WEUNDERSTAND THAT GOOD WORKS
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  • CAN NEVER EARNGOD'S FORGIVENESS.
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  • BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN OURGOOD WORKS ARE WORTHLESS.
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  • IN FACT, THE WAY WE SPENDOUR LIFE HERE ON EARTH,
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  • AFTER WE ARE SAVED,WILL GREATLY DETERMINE
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  • OUR REWARDS IN HEAVEN.
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  • THERE'S A DAY COMINGWHEN GOD WILL JUDGE
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  • THE OBEDIENCE OF EVERY BELIEVER.
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  • AND THE RESULTS OF THAT JUDGMENT
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  • WILL HAVE ETERNAL RAMIFICATIONS.
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  • WE'RE ANSWERING THE QUESTION,
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  • "WILL HEAVEN BE THESAME FOR EVERYONE?"
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  • ON TODAY'S EDITION OFPATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • ♪ ALL CREATURES OFOUR GOD AND KING ♪
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  • ♪ LIFT UP YOUR VOICEAND WITH US SING ♪
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  • ♪ ALLELUIA
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  • ♪ THOU RUSHING WINDTHAT ART SO STRONG ♪
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  • ♪ YE CLOUDS THAT SAILIN HEAVEN ALONG ♪
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  • ♪ O PRAISE HIM
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  • ♪ ALLELUIA
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  • ♪ THOU FIRE SOMASTERFUL AND BRIGHT ♪
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  • ♪ THAT GIVEST MAN BOTHWARMTH AND LIGHT ♪
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  • ♪ O PRAISE HIM
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  • ♪ ALLELUIA
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  • ♪ PRAISE GOD FROM WHOMALL BLESSINGS FLOW ♪
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  • ♪ PRAISE GOD ALLCREATURES HERE BELOW ♪
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  • ♪ O PRAISE HIM
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  • ♪ ALLELUIA
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  • ♪ AMEN
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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • [ANNOUNCER] AT THIS VERYMOMENT, GOD IS PREPARING A PLACE
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  • OF UNENDING JOY FORTHOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM.
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  • AND TO HELP YOU AND YOURLOVED ONES GET READY,
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  • DR. ROBERT JEFFRESS HASWRITTEN A BRAND NEW BOOK,
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  • "A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN100 DAYS OF LIVING
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  • "IN THE HOPE OF ETERNITY."
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  • SPEND 100 DAYS REFLECTINGON THE BEAUTIFUL PLACE
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  • GOD IS PREPARING FOR YOU.
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  • REQUEST "A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN
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  • "100 DAYS OF LIVING INTHE HOPE OF ETERNITY,"
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  • WHEN YOU GIVE A GENEROUSGIFT TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • IN OUR SERIES, "APLACE CALLED HEAVEN,"
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  • WE BEGAN ADDRESSINGTHE QUESTION LAST TIME,
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  • WILL HEAVEN BE THESAME FOR EVERYONE?
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  • AND THE ANSWER, THESURPRISING ANSWER FOR MANY IS
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  • NO IT WILL NOT BE THESAME FOR EVERYONE.
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  • WHILE BECOMING A CHRISTIAN,
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  • EXEMPTS US FROM THECONDEMNATION OF GOD
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  • AND AREN'T WE GRATEFUL FOR THAT?
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  • IT EXEMPTIONS FROMGOD'S CONDEMNATION.
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  • BEING A CHRISTIAN DOES NOTEXEMPT US FROM GOD'S EVALUATION
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  • OF OUR LIFE. THE FACT IS,
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  • EVERY PERSON, NON-CHRISTIANAND CHRISTIAN ALIKE
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  • WILL BE JUDGED BY GOD.
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  • THE JUDGMENT FORNON-CHRISTIANS IS THE JUDGMENT,
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  • THE GREAT WHITE THRONE JUDGMENT.
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  • THOSE WHO HAVE NOTTRUSTED IN CHRIST,
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  • WHOSE NAMES ARENOT FOUND WRITTEN
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  • IN THE LAMB'S BOOK OFLIFE, THEY ARE CAST
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  • INTO THE LAKE OFFIRE AND TORMENTED
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  • DAY AND NIGHT FOREVER AND EVER.
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  • BUT THOSE OF USWHO ARE CHRISTIANS
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  • ARE GOING TO STAND BEFOREA DIFFERENT JUDGMENT.
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  • IT'S AN EVALUATION OF OUR LIFE.
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  • IT'S CALLED THEJUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST.
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  • IN 2 CORINTHIANS 5:10, PAULSAYS, "FOR WE MUST ALL APPEAR
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  • "BEFORE THE JUDGMENTSEAT OF CHRIST,
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  • "SO THAT EACH ONEMAY BE RECOMPENSE
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  • "FOR HIS DEEDS IN THE BODY,ACCORDING TO WHAT HE HAS DONE,
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  • "WHETHER GOOD OR BAD."
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  • HOW WILL WE BE JUDGED?
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  • WELL PAUL SAYS IN2 CORINTHIANS 5,
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  • WE WILL BE JUDGED ACCORDINGTO WHAT WE HAVE DONE.
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  • THIS EVALUATION OF OURLIVES AS CHRISTIANS
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  • IS BASED ON OUR WORKS,WHAT WE'VE DONE.
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  • NOW THAT CONFUSES A LOT OFCHRISTIANS BECAUSE THEY SAY,
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  • WELL, WAIT A MINUTE, I THOUGHTOUR GOOD WORKS DON'T MATTER.
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  • WELL, THEY DON'T MATTERBEFORE WE'RE SAVED
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  • BUT THEY MATTER A GREATDEAL AFTER WE'RE SAVED.
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  • AND WE MADE THEDISTINCTION LAST TIME
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  • BETWEEN OUR WORKS BEFOREWE BECOME A CHRISTIAN,
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  • PRIOR TO OUR SALVATION,THE BEST YOU AND I CAN DO
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  • IS LIKE A FILTHY RAG TO GOD.
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  • EPHESIANS 2:8-9MAKES IT VERY CLEAR,
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  • IT'S BY GRACE WE ARE SAVEDAND THAT NOT OF WORKS
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  • LEST ANYONE SHOULD BOAST.
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  • GOOD WORKS PLAY ABSOLUTELYNO ROLE IN EARNING SALVATION.
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  • HOWEVER, OUR GOOD WORKSHAVE A GREAT VALUE
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  • AFTER OUR SALVATION.
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  • EPHESIANS 2:10 SAYS, WEARE SAVED NOT BY WORKS,
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  • BUT FOR GOOD WORKS.
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  • AGAIN, HERE'S A SENTENCE ONYOUR OUTLINE TO WRITE DOWN,
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  • WHILE OUR WORKS AREWORTHLESS IN SECURING US
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  • A PLACE IN HEAVEN,THEY ARE INTEGRAL
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  • IN DETERMINING OUREXPERIENCE IN HEAVEN.
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  • GOOD WORKS CAN'T EARNYOU YOUR PLACE IN HEAVEN,
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  • THAT'S ONLY BY GOD'SGRACE, BY TRUSTING CHRIST.
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  • BUT ONCE YOU'VE DONE THAT,YOU'RE GOOD WORKS MATTER
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  • IN DETERMINING THEKIND OF EXPERIENCE
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  • YOU WILL HAVE IN HEAVEN.
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  • AND THAT'S WHAT WE'REGOING TO TALK ABOUT TODAY.
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  • LET'S FIRST OF ALLBEGAN BY LOOKING
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  • AT EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENS ATTHE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST.
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  • SINCE YOU'RE GOING TOSTAND THERE ONE DAY,
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  • WOULDN'T YOU LIKETO KNOW EXACTLY
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  • WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPENAT THAT JUDGMENT?
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  • WELL, TO EXPLAIN WHAT HAPPENS
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  • AT THE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST,PAUL USES THREE ANALOGIES.
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  • THE FIRST ANALOGY ISTHE TRUSTEE ANALOGY,
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  • AND IT'S FOUND IN ROMANS 14.
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  • TAKE YOUR BIBLES ANDTURN TO ROMANS 14.
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  • PAUL IS WRITING TOCHRISTIANS IN ROME.
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  • THEY WERE BUSYJUDGING ONE ANOTHER.
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  • THERE WERE DIVISIONSIN THE ROMAN CHURCH.
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  • AND PAUL SAID, QUIT YOURJUDGING OF ONE ANOTHER.
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  • HE SAYS IN VERSE 10, "BUT WHYDO YOU JUDGE YOUR BROTHER?
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  • "OR WHY AGAIN DO YOU REGARDYOUR BROTHER WITH CONTEMPT?"
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  • YOU ARE NOT TO JUDGE ANOTHER.
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  • WHEN HE SAYS, DON'TJUDGE YOUR BROTHER,
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  • HE WAS TALKING ABOUT CHRISTIANS
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  • WHO WERE PRONOUNCINGJUDGMENTS ABOUT BEHAVIOR
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  • THE BIBLE DIDN'T EVEN ADDRESS.
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  • CHRISTIANS WERE JUDGING EACHOTHER ABOUT WHAT THEY ATE
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  • OR WHAT THEY DRANK, ORABOUT WHETHER THEY KEPT
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  • THE SABBATH DAYS OR NOT ANDPAUL SAY QUIT JUDGING PEOPLE.
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  • LET EVERYBODY BE CONVINCEDIN HIS OWN HEART ABOUT THAT,
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  • BECAUSE EVERY ONE OFUS LOOK AT VERSE 10,
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  • WILL STAND BEFORE THEJUDGMENT SEAT OF GOD.
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  • ONE DAY, YOU AND I AREGOING TO ANSWER TO GOD,
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  • NOT TO ONE ANOTHER, FORTHESE AREAS THE BIBLE
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  • DOESN'T ADDRESS, THATIS THE TRUSTEE ANALOGY.
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  • SECONDLY, HE USES THECONSTRUCTION ANALOGY
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  • TO DESCRIBE THE BEMA,THE JUDGMENT SEAT.
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  • TURN OVER TO 1 CORINTHIANS 3,
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  • PAUL SPECIFICALLY IS TALKINGABOUT BUILDING A MINISTRY,
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  • ABOUT THE KIND OF MINISTRYHE HAD VERSUS OTHER APOSTLES.
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  • BUT HE EXTRAPOLATES FROMTHE MINISTRY EXAMPLE
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  • TO INCLUDE EVERYCHRISTIAN'S LIVE.
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  • NOTICE WHAT HE SAYS HERE.
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  • "ACCORDING TO THE GRACEOF GOD," VERSE 10,
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  • "WHICH WAS GIVEN TO MEAS A WISE MASTER BUILDER,
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  • "I LAID A FOUNDATION ANDANOTHER IS BUILDING UPON IT.
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  • "BUT LET EACH MAN BE CAREFULHOW HE BUILDS UPON IT
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  • "FOR NO MAN CAN LAY A FOUNDATION
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  • "OTHER THAN THAT WHICH ISLAID WHICH IS JESUS CHRIST."
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  • PAUL IS INVITING YOU TOTHINK ABOUT YOUR LIFE
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  • LIKE A HOUSE THAT'SBEING CONSTRUCTED.
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  • NOW EVERY CHRISTIAN HAS THESAME FOUNDATION FOR HIS HOUSE.
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  • JESUS IS OUR FOUNDATION.
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  • BUT WE HAVE A CHOICEOF WHAT KIND OF HOUSE,
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  • THAT IS WHAT KIND OF LIFE,WE BUILD ON THE FOUNDATION
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  • OF OUR SALVATION.
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  • AND THE CHOICE OF WHATKIND OF HOUSE WE BUILD
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  • DEPENDS UPON THE KIND OFBUILDING MATERIAL WE CHOOSE.
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  • LOOK AT VERSE 12.
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  • "NOW IF ANY MAN BUILDS UPONTHE FOUNDATION WITH GOLD,
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  • "SILVER, PRECIOUS STONES,OR WOOD, HAY AND STRAW."
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  • YOU CAN BUILD YOUR LIFE
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  • ACCORDING TO WHAT BUILDINGMATERIALS YOU CHOOSE.
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  • BUT NOTICE ONE DAY, THEKIND OF LIFE YOU HAVE BUILT
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  • IS GOING TO BE TESTED BY THEFIRE OF GOD'S JUDGMENT.
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  • VERSE 13, "EACH MAN'SWORK WILL BECOME EVIDENT
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  • "FOR THE DAY WE'LL SHOW IT,BECAUSE IT HAS TO BE REVEALED
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  • "WITH FIRE AND THE FIREITSELF WILL REVEAL THE QUALITY
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  • "OF EACH MAN'S WORK."
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  • WOULD YOU NOTICE THE TWOCRITERIA GOD IS GOING TO USE
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  • TO JUDGE THE KIND OF LIFEYOU AND I HAVE BUILT?
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  • NUMBER ONE, THESIGNIFICANCE OF OUR LIFE.
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  • THE SIGNIFICANCE OR THEDURABILITY OF OUR WORKS.
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  • FOR EXAMPLE, IFYOU SPEND YOUR TIME
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  • AND TALENTS ANDTREASURES HERE ON EARTH
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  • PURSUING POWER AND PROFITSAND SELF-GLORIFICATION,
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  • THAT'S LIKE BUILDING A HOUSEOF WOOD, OR HAY, OR STRAW.
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  • WHAT HAPPENS AT THEJUDGMENT IF YOUR LIFE
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  • IS BUILT WITH THOSE THINGS?
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  • IT'S NOT LIKE THESTORY OF THE THREE PIGS
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  • WHERE JESUS WILL HUFF ANDPUFF AND BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN,
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  • INSTEAD, HE JUST SETS AMATCH TO IT, HE BURNS IT UP.
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  • THAT'S WHAT HE'S SAYING HERE.
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  • NOTHING WILL LAST, IT WILLBE CONSUMED WITH FIRE.
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  • ON THE OTHER HAND, YOUCAN BUILD YOUR LIFE
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  • WITH MORE DURABLE MATERIALS,GOLD, SILVER, PRECIOUS STONES.
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  • A LIFE THAT IS BUILTAROUND GLORIFYING GOD,
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  • MAKING HIM LOOK GOOD,
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  • NO MATTER WHAT YOUR DAILYRESPONSIBILITIES ARE.
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  • A LIFE BUILT AROUNDSHARING CHRIST
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  • WITH AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE.
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  • A LIFE BUILT AROUND GIVINGUP SOME TEMPORARY PLEASURES
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  • AND PERKS IN THIS LIFETO INVEST YOUR MONEY
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  • IN GOD'S KINGDOM.
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  • THOSE THINGS REALLYMATTER TO GOD.
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  • THEY MAKE A DIFFERENCE,IT'S A LIFE BUILT
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  • WITH GOLD, SILVER,AND PRECIOUS STONES.
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  • VERSE 14, "IF ANY MAN'S WORK
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  • WHICH HE HAS BUILTUPON IT REMAINS,
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  • "HE SHALL RECEIVE A REWARD."
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  • BUT NOTICE VERSE 15, "IF ANYMAN'S WORK IS BURNED UP,"
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  • THAT IS EVALUATEDTO BE WORTHLESS,
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  • "IF ANY MAN'S WORK IS BURNEDUP, HE SHALL SUFFER LOSS
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  • "BUT HE HIMSELF WILL BESAVED, THOUGH IS BY FIRE."
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  • THAT'S PROBABLY SAYINGLIKE WE WOULD HAVE TODAY,
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  • HE WILL BE SAVED BYTHE SKIN OF HIS TEETH.
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  • HAVE YOU HEARD THAT BEFORE?
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  • HE'LL MAKE IT TO HEAVEN.
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  • IF YOU'RE TRULY A CHRISTIAN,AND YOUR LIFE IS JUDGED
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  • TO BE WORTHLESS, YOU'LLSTILL GET INTO HEAVEN
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  • BUT YOU'LL SMELL OFSMOKE, YOU'LL JUSTBARELY MAKE IT THERE,
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  • THOUGH IS BY FIRE, THAT'SWHAT HE'S TALKING TO HERE,
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  • BY THE SKIN OF YOUR TEETH.
  • 00:13:15.718 --> 00:13:17.319
  • SO THE FIRST CRITERIONOF JUDGMENT WILL BE
  • 00:13:17.319 --> 00:13:20.222
  • THE SIGNIFICANCE OF OUR WORKS.
  • 00:13:20.222 --> 00:13:21.690
  • THE SECOND JUDGMENT WILLBE ACCORDING TO THE MOTIVES
  • 00:13:21.690 --> 00:13:25.427
  • OF OUR WORKS.
  • 00:13:25.427 --> 00:13:26.762
  • SOMETIMES WHY WE DO WHATWE DO IS AS IMPORTANT
  • 00:13:26.762 --> 00:13:29.365
  • AS WHAT WE DO.
  • 00:13:29.365 --> 00:13:30.866
  • IN 1 CORINTHIANS 4:5 PAUL SAYS,
  • 00:13:30.866 --> 00:13:33.102
  • "THEREFORE DO NOT GO ON PASSINGJUDGMENT BEFORE THE TIME.
  • 00:13:33.102 --> 00:13:37.139
  • "BUT WAIT UNTIL THE LORDCOMES, WHO WILL BRING TO LIGHT
  • 00:13:37.139 --> 00:13:40.542
  • "THE THINGS HIDDENIN THE DARKNESS
  • 00:13:40.542 --> 00:13:43.245
  • "AND DISCLOSE THEMOTIVES OF MEN'S HEARTS
  • 00:13:43.245 --> 00:13:46.048
  • "AND THEN EACH MAN'S PRAISEWILL COME TO HIM FROM GOD."
  • 00:13:46.048 --> 00:13:51.921
  • GOD CARES ABOUT OUR MOTIVES.
  • 00:13:51.921 --> 00:13:53.789
  • YOU KNOW, IF YOU GIVEMONEY TO GOD'S WORK
  • 00:13:53.789 --> 00:13:56.158
  • IN ORDER TO BE ABLETO BRAG TO OTHERS
  • 00:13:56.158 --> 00:13:57.726
  • HOW MUCH YOU'RE GIVING,THAT DOESN'T COUNT FOR GOLD,
  • 00:13:57.726 --> 00:14:00.663
  • IT ACCOUNTS AS WOOD.
  • 00:14:00.663 --> 00:14:02.564
  • IF YOU ARE DILIGENT AND SHARINGYOUR FAITH WITH OTHER PEOPLE
  • 00:14:02.564 --> 00:14:06.635
  • SO THAT YOU CAN BRAGABOUT HOW MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:14:06.635 --> 00:14:08.837
  • ARE IN THE KINGDOMBECAUSE OF YOU,
  • 00:14:08.837 --> 00:14:10.806
  • THAT'S NOT SILVER, THAT'S HAY.
  • 00:14:10.806 --> 00:14:13.842
  • OUR MOTIVES REALLYDO MATTER BEFORE GOD.
  • 00:14:13.842 --> 00:14:16.845
  • THE THIRD ANALOGY HEREIS THE RACE ANALOGY.
  • 00:14:16.845 --> 00:14:20.349
  • IT'S FOUNDED IN 1CORINTHIANS 9:24-27.
  • 00:14:20.349 --> 00:14:24.086
  • JUST LOOK AT VERSES 24 AND 25.
  • 00:14:24.086 --> 00:14:28.657
  • "DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT THOSEWHO RUN IN A RACE ALL RUN
  • 00:14:28.657 --> 00:14:32.461
  • "BUT ONLY ONERECEIVES THE PRIZE.
  • 00:14:32.461 --> 00:14:34.997
  • "RUN IN SUCH A WAYTHAT YOU MAY WIN.
  • 00:14:34.997 --> 00:14:37.967
  • "EVERYONE WHOCOMPETES IN THE GAMES
  • 00:14:37.967 --> 00:14:41.403
  • "EXERCISES SELF-CONTROLIN ALL THINGS."
  • 00:14:41.403 --> 00:14:44.340
  • "THEY THEN DO IT TO RECEIVEA PERISHABLE WREATH,
  • 00:14:44.340 --> 00:14:47.810
  • "BUT WE AN IMPERISHABLE.
  • 00:14:47.810 --> 00:14:50.646
  • "THEREFORE I RUN IN SUCHA WAY IS NOT WITHOUT AIM."
  • 00:14:50.646 --> 00:14:54.616
  • YOU KNOW THE GREATESTTHREAT TO A RUNNER
  • 00:14:54.616 --> 00:14:57.486
  • IS BECOMING DISTRACTED,NOT KEEPING YOUR EYE
  • 00:14:57.486 --> 00:15:01.523
  • ON THE FINISH LINE.
  • 00:15:01.523 --> 00:15:03.659
  • AND WHAT PAUL WAS SAYING HEREIS, I DON'T RUN WITHOUT AIM.
  • 00:15:03.659 --> 00:15:07.529
  • I KEEP MY MIND ONTHE FINISH LINE.
  • 00:15:07.529 --> 00:15:11.100
  • YOU KNOW, IT'S SO EASY FORTHOSE OF US WHO ARE CHRISTIANS
  • 00:15:11.100 --> 00:15:14.303
  • TO BE DISTRACTED, TOFORGET WHY WE'RE HERE,
  • 00:15:14.303 --> 00:15:19.308
  • TO SPEND OUR TIME,NOT IN EVIL THINGS,
  • 00:15:19.308 --> 00:15:21.477
  • THAT'S NOT WHAT I'M TALKINGABOUT BUT SPEND OUR TIME
  • 00:15:21.477 --> 00:15:24.546
  • READING OUR FACEBOOKOR TWITTER FEEDS
  • 00:15:24.546 --> 00:15:27.516
  • OR WATCHING TELEVISION ANDGETTING CAUGHT UP IN THE NEWS
  • 00:15:27.516 --> 00:15:33.689
  • OR GETTING CAUGHTUP IN THIS PURSUIT.
  • 00:15:33.689 --> 00:15:34.923
  • NOTHING WRONG WITHANY OF THOSE THINGS
  • 00:15:34.923 --> 00:15:37.393
  • UNLESS IT DISTRACTS YOUFROM DOING THAT ONE THING
  • 00:15:37.393 --> 00:15:40.329
  • GOD HAS LEFT YOU TO DO.
  • 00:15:40.329 --> 00:15:42.998
  • THAT'S THE RACE ANALOGY.
  • 00:15:42.998 --> 00:15:45.534
  • WELL, WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES?
  • 00:15:45.534 --> 00:15:47.069
  • I MEAN, IF WE'RE ALL GOING TOMAKE IT TO HEAVEN ANYWAY,
  • 00:15:47.069 --> 00:15:49.038
  • DOES IT REALLY MATTER?
  • 00:15:49.038 --> 00:15:50.472
  • DO THESE ETERNAL REWARDS MATTER?
  • 00:15:50.472 --> 00:15:52.441
  • WELL, THERE ARE TWOPOSSIBLE OUTCOMES
  • 00:15:52.441 --> 00:15:54.977
  • OF ARE STANDING AT THEJUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST.
  • 00:15:54.977 --> 00:15:58.814
  • ONE POSSIBLE OUTCOME IS REWARDS.
  • 00:15:58.814 --> 00:16:01.917
  • THERE WILL BE REWARDSFOR SOME CHRISTIANS.
  • 00:16:01.917 --> 00:16:05.054
  • THEOLOGIAN NORMANGEISLER SAYS IT THIS WAY,
  • 00:16:05.054 --> 00:16:07.222
  • "EVERYONE IN HEAVENWILL BE FULLY BLESSED
  • 00:16:07.222 --> 00:16:10.159
  • "BUT NOT EVERYONE WILLBE EQUALLY BLESSED.
  • 00:16:10.159 --> 00:16:13.862
  • "EVERY BELIEVER'S CUP WILLBE FULL AND RUNNING OVER
  • 00:16:13.862 --> 00:16:16.632
  • "BUT NOT EVERYONE'S CUPWILL BE THE SAME SIZE."
  • 00:16:16.632 --> 00:16:22.504
  • GOD CARES HOW YOU BEHAVE.
  • 00:16:22.504 --> 00:16:24.740
  • GOD CARES WHAT YOUDO IN THIS LIFE.
  • 00:16:24.740 --> 00:16:27.543
  • AGAIN, 2 CORINTHIANS 5:10,
  • 00:16:27.543 --> 00:16:29.244
  • WE SHALL BE JUDGEDACCORDING TO THE DEEDS
  • 00:16:29.244 --> 00:16:32.381
  • WE HAVE DONE IN THE BODY,
  • 00:16:32.381 --> 00:16:34.616
  • WHETHER THEY'REGOOD OR WORTHLESS.
  • 00:16:34.616 --> 00:16:36.585
  • THESE REWARDS THATCHRISTIANS RECEIVE,
  • 00:16:36.585 --> 00:16:39.354
  • SOME CHRISTIANS RECEIVE,
  • 00:16:39.354 --> 00:16:40.789
  • ARE REFERRED TO SOMETIMESIN THE BIBLE AS CROWNS.
  • 00:16:40.789 --> 00:16:44.626
  • HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE HEARD
  • 00:16:44.626 --> 00:16:45.828
  • ABOUT A CHRISTIAN'SCROWN IN HEAVEN?
  • 00:16:45.828 --> 00:16:48.831
  • ARE THESE CROWNS LITERAL CROWNS?
  • 00:16:48.831 --> 00:16:51.834
  • SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE THEY ARE?
  • 00:16:51.834 --> 00:16:53.902
  • OF COURSE, YOU KNOW,YOU HAVE TO WONDER,
  • 00:16:53.902 --> 00:16:55.404
  • IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE ORTWO, HOW'S THAT GOING TO WORK
  • 00:16:55.404 --> 00:16:57.773
  • WALKING AROUNDWITH FOUR OR FIVE?
  • 00:16:57.773 --> 00:17:00.075
  • MOST OF US WON'T HAVE TO WORRYABOUT THAT BUT A FEW MIGHT.
  • 00:17:00.075 --> 00:17:02.711
  • (CONGREGANTS LAUGH)
  • 00:17:02.711 --> 00:17:03.545
  • HOW DOES THAT WORK OUT?
  • 00:17:03.545 --> 00:17:06.048
  • OTHER PEOPLE SAY, WELL,WE'RE GOING TO CAST THEM ALL
  • 00:17:06.048 --> 00:17:08.050
  • BEFORE THE THRONE ANDIT DOESN'T MATTER.
  • 00:17:08.050 --> 00:17:10.552
  • MY OWN BELIEF IS THESECROWNS MAY BE LITERAL CROWNS
  • 00:17:10.552 --> 00:17:15.057
  • AND INDEED, WE MAY CAST THEMBEFORE THE THRONE OF GOD
  • 00:17:15.057 --> 00:17:18.861
  • AS A SIGN OF OUR WORSHIP OF GOD.
  • 00:17:18.861 --> 00:17:20.929
  • BUT THAT DOESN'T NEGATE THEFACT THAT THESE CROWNS REPRESENT
  • 00:17:20.929 --> 00:17:25.868
  • REAL TANGIBLE REWARDS THAT WILLEXTEND THROUGHOUT ETERNITY.
  • 00:17:25.868 --> 00:17:32.074
  • CAN YOU RECALL WHAT BACKIN YOUR LIFE AND RECALL
  • 00:17:32.074 --> 00:17:37.045
  • SOMETHING YOUR MOM OR DADMIGHT HAVE SAID TO YOU
  • 00:17:37.045 --> 00:17:38.714
  • THAT WAS ESPECIALLYENCOURAGING TO YOU?
  • 00:17:38.714 --> 00:17:42.050
  • SON, DAUGHTER, I'MSO PROUD OF YOU.
  • 00:17:42.050 --> 00:17:47.289
  • OR MAYBE YOU CANTHINK OF SOMETHING
  • 00:17:47.289 --> 00:17:49.258
  • YOUR EMPLOYER SAID TOYOU LIKE, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:17:49.258 --> 00:17:52.127
  • YOU'RE DOING SUCH A GREAT JOB,
  • 00:17:52.127 --> 00:17:53.629
  • WE COULDN'T MAKE IT IN THISCOMPANY IF IT WEREN'T FOR YOU.
  • 00:17:53.629 --> 00:17:57.666
  • YOU KNOW, YOU HOLD ON TOTHOSE THINGS, DON'T YOU?
  • 00:17:57.666 --> 00:17:59.835
  • YOU REPLAY THEM OVERAND OVER IN YOUR MIND.
  • 00:17:59.835 --> 00:18:02.938
  • IF WE CAN GET THAT EXCITEDABOUT WHAT A PARENT
  • 00:18:02.938 --> 00:18:05.641
  • OR AN EMPLOYER SAYS TO US,
  • 00:18:05.641 --> 00:18:07.976
  • THINK ABOUT WHATIT'S GOING TO BE LIKE
  • 00:18:07.976 --> 00:18:10.045
  • IF WE WERE TO STAND BEFOREGOD AT THE JUDGMENT SEAT
  • 00:18:10.045 --> 00:18:14.516
  • AND SEE A SMILE ACROSS THE FACEOF JESUS SAYING, WELL DONE.
  • 00:18:14.516 --> 00:18:20.422
  • WELL DONE GOOD ANDFAITHFUL SERVANT.
  • 00:18:20.422 --> 00:18:26.461
  • THAT'S A REWARDWORTH WORKING FOR.
  • 00:18:26.461 --> 00:18:29.932
  • AND THAT'S WHAT'S GOING TO BEAWAITING SOME IN HEAVEN;
  • 00:18:29.932 --> 00:18:32.501
  • SPECIAL PRIVILEGES, SPECIALPOSITIONS, SPECIAL PRAISE.
  • 00:18:32.501 --> 00:18:37.206
  • ONE POSSIBLE OUTCOMEOF THE JUDGMENT
  • 00:18:37.206 --> 00:18:39.141
  • WE'RE ALL GOING TO STANDBEFORE IS REWARDS.
  • 00:18:39.141 --> 00:18:42.578
  • THE OTHER POSSIBLEOUTCOME IS REGRETS.
  • 00:18:42.578 --> 00:18:46.381
  • THE FORFEITURE OF REWARDS.
  • 00:18:46.381 --> 00:18:49.451
  • SOME PEOPLE WILL STANDBEFORE JESUS IN SHAME.
  • 00:18:49.451 --> 00:18:55.891
  • AND I DON'T MAKE UP THAT WORDSHAME, IT'S A BIBLICAL WORD.
  • 00:18:55.891 --> 00:18:58.493
  • 1 JOHN 2:28 SAYS, "AND NOWLITTLE CHILDREN ABIDE IN HIM
  • 00:18:58.493 --> 00:19:04.766
  • "SO THAT WHEN HE APPEARS,WE MAY HAVE CONFIDENCE
  • 00:19:04.766 --> 00:19:07.836
  • "AND NOT SHRINK AWAY FOR HIMAND SHAME AT HIS COMING."
  • 00:19:07.836 --> 00:19:14.776
  • THERE WILL BE REAL,MEASURABLE LOSS
  • 00:19:14.776 --> 00:19:17.179
  • SOME PEOPLE WILLEXPERIENCE IN HEAVEN.
  • 00:19:17.179 --> 00:19:19.781
  • AND THERE'LL BE REGRETAS PEOPLE LOOK AND SEE
  • 00:19:19.781 --> 00:19:22.184
  • WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN THEIRSHAD THEY BEEN MORE FAITHFUL
  • 00:19:22.184 --> 00:19:25.053
  • TO CHRIST IN THIS LIFE.
  • 00:19:25.053 --> 00:19:27.422
  • JOY AND REGRET CANEXIST AT THE SAME TIME.
  • 00:19:27.422 --> 00:19:31.827
  • AND IT WILL BE THAT SAME EMOTION
  • 00:19:31.827 --> 00:19:33.362
  • FOR THOSE WHO SEETHEIR LIVES BURNED UP
  • 00:19:33.362 --> 00:19:36.431
  • AT THE JUDGMENT SEAT OFCHRIST AND BEING TERMED
  • 00:19:36.431 --> 00:19:39.268
  • AS ABSOLUTELY WORTHLESS.
  • 00:19:39.268 --> 00:19:42.004
  • NOW, WE HAVE TO BE CAREFUL HERE.
  • 00:19:42.004 --> 00:19:45.173
  • TO OVERDO THESORROW REGRET ASPECT
  • 00:19:45.173 --> 00:19:48.210
  • OF THE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRISTIS TO TURN HEAVEN INTO HELL.
  • 00:19:48.210 --> 00:19:53.115
  • BUT TO UNDER EMPHASIZE IT
  • 00:19:53.115 --> 00:19:55.150
  • IS TO MAKE OBEDIENCE INTHIS LIFE INCONSEQUENTIAL.
  • 00:19:55.150 --> 00:19:59.288
  • REWARDS WILL MATTER.
  • 00:19:59.288 --> 00:20:03.091
  • IN HIS BOOK, "YOURETERNAL REWARD,"
  • 00:20:03.091 --> 00:20:06.895
  • MY FRIEND ERWIN LUTZERERWIN TELLS A FABLE
  • 00:20:06.895 --> 00:20:11.833
  • ABOUT AN INDIAN BEGGAR WHOSTOOD BY THE ROAD EVERY DAY
  • 00:20:11.833 --> 00:20:16.538
  • TO BEG RICE FROM MANY PASSERSBY WHO WOULD BE SO GENEROUS.
  • 00:20:16.538 --> 00:20:21.510
  • HE STOOD THERE BY THEDUSTY ROAD AND IN HIS BOWL,
  • 00:20:21.510 --> 00:20:24.246
  • HE HAD A FEW GRAINS OF RICEJUST TO GET PEOPLE STARTED
  • 00:20:24.246 --> 00:20:27.849
  • WITH THE IDEA OF GENEROSITY.
  • 00:20:27.849 --> 00:20:29.651
  • ONE DAY AS HE STOOD THERE,HE SAW THIS ELEGANT CHARIOT
  • 00:20:29.651 --> 00:20:34.690
  • RACING TOWARD HIM.
  • 00:20:34.690 --> 00:20:36.425
  • AND WHEN THE CHARIOTSTOPPED IN FRONT OF HIM,
  • 00:20:36.425 --> 00:20:38.760
  • A WEALTHY RAJA DESCENDEDFROM THE CHARIOT.
  • 00:20:38.760 --> 00:20:41.730
  • HE WENT OVER TO THE BEGGARAND THE BEGGAR'S HEART
  • 00:20:41.730 --> 00:20:43.899
  • WAS FILLED WITH HOPE AND HETHOUGHT, SURELY THIS RAJA
  • 00:20:43.899 --> 00:20:46.535
  • WILL GIVE ME WHAT I NEED.
  • 00:20:46.535 --> 00:20:48.303
  • BUT INSTEAD OF GIVINGTHE BEGGAR RICE,
  • 00:20:48.303 --> 00:20:50.739
  • HE SAID TO THE BEGGAR,GIVE ME YOUR RICE.
  • 00:20:50.739 --> 00:20:54.910
  • THE BEGGAR WERE STARTLED,GIVE YOU MY RICE?
  • 00:20:54.910 --> 00:20:59.314
  • GIVE ME YOUR RICE.
  • 00:20:59.314 --> 00:21:00.949
  • AND SO BEGRUDGINGLY THE BEGGARTOOK OUT A GRAIN OF RICE
  • 00:21:00.949 --> 00:21:04.419
  • AND GAVE IT TO THE RAJA.
  • 00:21:04.419 --> 00:21:06.288
  • NOW GIVE ME ANOTHER, HEREACHED IN AND GAVE ANOTHER.
  • 00:21:06.288 --> 00:21:10.659
  • I WANT ANOTHER ONE AS WELL.
  • 00:21:10.659 --> 00:21:12.761
  • HE GAVE HIM ANOTHER.
  • 00:21:12.761 --> 00:21:14.029
  • BY THIS TIME, THE BEGGARWAS SEETHING WITH ANGER.
  • 00:21:14.029 --> 00:21:16.998
  • WHY WOULD THIS WEALTHYMAN WHO HAD SO MUCH
  • 00:21:16.998 --> 00:21:19.768
  • DEMAND THAT FROM SOMEBODYWHO HAD SO LITTLE?
  • 00:21:19.768 --> 00:21:24.339
  • FINALLY THE RAJA ASCENDEDBACK INTO THE CHARIOT
  • 00:21:24.339 --> 00:21:27.409
  • AND RODE AWAY.
  • 00:21:27.409 --> 00:21:30.479
  • THE POOR MAN LOOKEDINTO HIS BOWL
  • 00:21:30.479 --> 00:21:33.115
  • AND NOTICED SOMETHING,SOMETHING SPARKLING.
  • 00:21:33.115 --> 00:21:36.885
  • HE LOOKED IN THERE ANDHE SAW A GRAIN OF GOLD.
  • 00:21:36.885 --> 00:21:40.889
  • AND THEN HE SAWANOTHER GRAIN OF GOLD,
  • 00:21:40.889 --> 00:21:43.425
  • AND ANOTHER GRAIN OF GOLD.
  • 00:21:43.425 --> 00:21:45.794
  • FOR EVERY GRAIN OF RICE THEBEGGAR HAD GIVEN THE RAJA,
  • 00:21:45.794 --> 00:21:50.599
  • THE RAJA HAD EXCHANGEDIT FOR A GRAIN OF GOLD.
  • 00:21:50.599 --> 00:21:55.470
  • YOU KNOW, EXCHANGING RICE FORGOLD IS A PRETTY SAVVY TRADE,
  • 00:21:55.470 --> 00:22:01.543
  • BUT EXCHANGING THETEMPORARY PLEASURES
  • 00:22:01.543 --> 00:22:04.279
  • AND TREASURES OF THISLIFE FOR ETERNAL REWARDS
  • 00:22:04.279 --> 00:22:07.416
  • IN THE NEXT LIFE, THAT'S AREAL LUCRATIVE TRANSACTION.
  • 00:22:07.416 --> 00:22:13.622
  • THAT'S WHAT REWARDS INHEAVEN ARE ALL ABOUT.
  • 00:22:13.622 --> 00:22:16.558
  • TRADING THE TEMPORALFOR THE ETERNAL.
  • 00:22:16.558 --> 00:22:20.929
  • FOR WE MUST ALL STAND BEFORETHE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST,
  • 00:22:20.929 --> 00:22:25.333
  • THAT EACH ONE OFUS MAY BE REWARDED
  • 00:22:25.333 --> 00:22:27.302
  • FOR WHAT WE'VE DONE IN THE BODY
  • 00:22:27.302 --> 00:22:29.938
  • WHETHER IT BE GOOD OR WORTHLESS.
  • 00:22:29.938 --> 00:22:34.009
  • ♪ MUSIC
  • 00:22:34.009 --> 00:22:39.314
  • AT PATHWAY TO VICTORY, WE'REPRAYING THAT THIS SERIES,
  • 00:22:39.314 --> 00:22:42.451
  • "A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN,"WILL IGNITE A NEW PASSION
  • 00:22:42.451 --> 00:22:45.520
  • IN YOUR LIFE ANDCAUSE YOU TO EXCHANGE
  • 00:22:45.520 --> 00:22:48.490
  • YOUR TEMPORARY PLEASURESFOR ETERNAL REWARDS.
  • 00:22:48.490 --> 00:22:52.727
  • NOW, BEFORE OUR TIME ISUP TODAY, LET ME REINFORCE
  • 00:22:52.727 --> 00:22:55.497
  • THE VALUE OF YOUR PARTNERSHIPWITH PATHWAY TO VICTORY
  • 00:22:55.497 --> 00:22:59.100
  • BY RELAYING A REALLIFE STORY TO YOU.
  • 00:22:59.100 --> 00:23:01.770
  • I RECEIVED A NOTEFROM A YOUNG MAN
  • 00:23:01.770 --> 00:23:03.472
  • WHO LISTENS TO THISBROADCAST IN MISSISSIPPI.
  • 00:23:03.472 --> 00:23:06.842
  • HE SAID,
  • 00:23:06.842 --> 00:23:30.265
  • FRIENDS, MEN AND WOMEN AREFINDING FREEDOM IN CHRIST
  • 00:23:31.333 --> 00:23:34.970
  • THROUGH THE MINISTRYOF PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
  • 00:23:34.970 --> 00:23:37.339
  • SO THANK YOU FOR BEINGA FINANCIAL PARTNER
  • 00:23:37.339 --> 00:23:39.808
  • WITH PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
  • 00:23:39.808 --> 00:23:41.610
  • GOD WILL USE YOUR GIFTSTO PIERCE THE DARKNESS
  • 00:23:41.610 --> 00:23:45.280
  • WITH THE LIGHT OF HIS WORD.
  • 00:23:45.280 --> 00:23:47.182
  • NOW, PLEASE STAY RIGHTTHERE, I'LL BE BACK WITH MORE
  • 00:23:47.182 --> 00:23:49.384
  • OF PATHWAY TO VICTORYIN JUST A MOMENT.
  • 00:23:49.384 --> 00:23:53.655
  • ♪ MUSIC
  • 00:23:53.655 --> 00:23:55.290
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  • 00:23:55.290 --> 00:23:57.292
  • FACING OUR WORLD TODAY,IT'S EASY TO GET STUCK
  • 00:23:57.292 --> 00:24:00.161
  • IN THE HERE AND NOW.
  • 00:24:00.161 --> 00:24:01.596
  • BUT WHEN WE LIVE EVERY DAYIN THE HOPE OF ETERNITY,
  • 00:24:01.596 --> 00:24:04.566
  • IT COMPLETELY TRANSFORMSOUR PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:24:04.566 --> 00:24:07.269
  • TO HELP ELEVATE YOUR THINKINGFROM EARTHLY CONCERNS
  • 00:24:07.269 --> 00:24:10.572
  • TO HEAVENLY COMFORTS,DR. ROBERT JEFFRESS
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  • HAS WRITTEN A BRAND NEW BOOKTITLED "A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN
  • 00:24:13.275 --> 00:24:16.578
  • "100 DAYS OF LIVING INTHE HOPE OF ETERNITY."
  • 00:24:16.578 --> 00:24:20.315
  • THE BIBLE TELLS USTHAT EVERY ONE OF US
  • 00:24:20.315 --> 00:24:22.551
  • IS GOING TO MAKE A TRIP ONEDAY TO A DISTANT COUNTRY.
  • 00:24:22.551 --> 00:24:26.354
  • IT'S A ONE WAY TRIP TOAN ETERNAL DESTINATION.
  • 00:24:26.354 --> 00:24:29.724
  • AND FOR THOSE WHO KNOW CHRIST,
  • 00:24:29.724 --> 00:24:31.393
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  • 00:24:45.507 --> 00:24:48.343
  • WHEN YOU GIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
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  • TO SUPPORT THE MINISTRYOF PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
  • 00:24:50.045 --> 00:24:52.614
  • AND WHEN YOUR GIFTIS $100 OR MORE,
  • 00:24:52.614 --> 00:24:55.216
  • WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU THECOMPLETE "A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN"
  • 00:24:55.216 --> 00:24:58.386
  • TEACHING SERIES ON CD ANDDVD, ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL
  • 00:24:58.386 --> 00:25:02.857
  • BEST SELLING BOOK BYDR. JEFFRESS TITLED
  • 00:25:02.857 --> 00:25:05.093
  • "A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN."
  • 00:25:05.093 --> 00:25:06.661
  • WHEN YOU GIVE TOPATHWAY TO VICTORY,
  • 00:25:06.661 --> 00:25:08.964
  • YOU'RE ALLOWING MEN ANDWOMEN ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY
  • 00:25:08.964 --> 00:25:11.800
  • TO HEAR THE TRUTH ABOUT HEAVENAND THE ONE WAY TO GET THERE
  • 00:25:11.800 --> 00:25:15.503
  • THROUGH FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST.SO THANK YOU FOR
  • 00:25:15.503 --> 00:25:18.740
  • GIVING GENEROUSLY,GOD WILL USE YOUR GIFT
  • 00:25:18.740 --> 00:25:21.343
  • TO PIERCE THE DARKNESSWITH THE LIGHT OF HIS WORD.
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  • ♪ MUSIC
  • 00:25:24.946 --> 00:25:27.148
  • JOY AND REGRET CANEXIST AT THE SAME TIME.
  • 00:25:27.148 --> 00:25:31.186
  • AND THAT WILL BE THE EXPERIENCE
  • 00:25:31.186 --> 00:25:32.687
  • OF THOSE WHO WATCHED THEDEEDS OF THEIR LIVES BURNED UP
  • 00:25:32.687 --> 00:25:36.424
  • AT THE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST.
  • 00:25:36.424 --> 00:25:38.593
  • MY PRAYER IS THATTODAY'S MESSAGE
  • 00:25:38.593 --> 00:25:41.062
  • HAS SHOWN YOU THE IMPORTANCEOF INVESTING YOUR LIFE
  • 00:25:41.062 --> 00:25:44.499
  • IN THINGS THAT WILL TRULYMAKE AN ETERNAL DIFFERENCE.
  • 00:25:44.499 --> 00:25:48.970
  • WELL, NONE OF US KNOWSWHEN WE'LL BE CALLED AWAY
  • 00:25:48.970 --> 00:25:51.406
  • INTO GOD'S PRESENCE.
  • 00:25:51.406 --> 00:25:52.907
  • IT'S IMPORTANT TO BEREADY AT ANY MOMENT.
  • 00:25:52.907 --> 00:25:55.377
  • AND I HOPE YOU'LL JOINUS AGAIN NEXT TIME
  • 00:25:55.377 --> 00:25:57.779
  • AS WE LOOK AT HOW TO PREPAREFOR OUR JOURNEY TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:25:57.779 --> 00:26:01.883
  • STAY TUNED FOR A PREVIEWOF WHAT'S COMING UP NEXT,
  • 00:26:01.883 --> 00:26:04.653
  • ON PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
  • 00:26:04.653 --> 00:26:08.390
  • [ANNOUNCER] TODAY, WHENYOU GIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
  • 00:26:08.390 --> 00:26:10.558
  • TO SUPPORT THE MINISTRYOF PATHWAY TO VICTORY,
  • 00:26:10.558 --> 00:26:13.395
  • WE'LL SAY THANKS BYSENDING YOU A COPY
  • 00:26:13.395 --> 00:26:15.563
  • OF THE BRAND NEW BOOKBY DR. JEFFRESS TITLED
  • 00:26:15.563 --> 00:26:18.233
  • "A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN100 DAYS OF LIVING
  • 00:26:18.233 --> 00:26:21.503
  • "IN THE HOPE OF ETERNITY."
  • 00:26:21.503 --> 00:26:23.438
  • PLUS THE BROCHURE,
  • 00:26:23.438 --> 00:26:24.839
  • "WHAT SEVEN WORLD RELIGIONSTEACH ABOUT HEAVEN"
  • 00:26:24.839 --> 00:26:27.475
  • IS OUR GIFT TO YOU SIMPLYFOR CONTACTING US TODAY
  • 00:26:27.475 --> 00:26:30.578
  • AT PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
  • 00:26:30.578 --> 00:26:32.414
  • NOW WHEN YOUR GIFTIS $100 OR MORE,
  • 00:26:32.414 --> 00:26:35.350
  • WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU THE"A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN"
  • 00:26:35.350 --> 00:26:37.919
  • TEACHING SERIES ON CD AND DVD,
  • 00:26:37.919 --> 00:26:41.322
  • ALONG WITH THE ORIGINALBEST SELLING BOOK
  • 00:26:41.322 --> 00:26:43.491
  • BY DR. JEFFRESS TITLED"A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN."
  • 00:26:43.491 --> 00:26:46.928
  • THESE PROGRAMS ARE MADE POSSIBLE
  • 00:26:46.928 --> 00:26:48.797
  • BECAUSE OF YOURGENEROUS SUPPORT.
  • 00:26:48.797 --> 00:26:50.699
  • SO THANKS FOR CALLING,WRITING OR GOING ONLINE
  • 00:26:50.699 --> 00:26:53.268
  • TO GIVE TODAY.
  • 00:26:53.268 --> 00:26:54.602
  • NOW, COMING UP NEXT TIMEON PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
  • 00:26:54.602 --> 00:26:58.673
  • I MEAN, DO YOU KNOWANY MAN WHO WOULD MIND
  • 00:26:58.673 --> 00:27:00.208
  • EXCHANGING HIS OLD RIPPED UPPAJAMAS FOR A NEW BRIONI SUIT?
  • 00:27:00.208 --> 00:27:06.247
  • DO YOU KNOW ANY WOMANWHO WOULD GIVE UP
  • 00:27:06.247 --> 00:27:07.449
  • EXCHANGING HER BATHROBEFOR A CHANEL DRESS?
  • 00:27:07.449 --> 00:27:10.952
  • THAT'S EXACTLY THEEXCHANGE WE MAKE AT DEATH.
  • 00:27:10.952 --> 00:27:14.656
  • [ANNOUNCER] SET YOUR DVRAND JOIN US NEXT TIME
  • 00:27:14.656 --> 00:27:17.659
  • FOR PART ONE OF THE MESSAGE,
  • 00:27:17.659 --> 00:27:19.394
  • HOW CAN I PREPARE FORMY JOURNEY TO HEAVEN?
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  • HERE ON PATHWAY TO VICTORY
  • 00:27:22.597 --> 00:27:24.666
  • ♪ MUSIC
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