Mystery of the Faith Lesson 12

The Rewards of the Saved



There were things taught about this "faith" which they did not understand (a "mystery").  They did not understand (a "mystery") that Jesus would come, be born of a virgin, but would be rejected, crucified, buried, and raised the third day.  They did not understand (a "mystery") that Jesus would ascend to heaven and return at a later time to set up his political kingdom as promised to Abraham.

When Jesus comes at the Rapture all of the saved will appear before the judgment seat of Christ.  This is not a judgment for salvation, but a judgment of works for rewards.

(1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;)

1. The materials that will abide at the judgment seat of Christ are  Choose one of the following.

A. Gold, Silver, Precious Stones
B. Wood, Hay, Stubble

to question 1.

(1 Corinthians 3:14 If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.)
There are five crowns that a Christian can receive.

2. "If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a ."  

to question 2.

3.  In (1 Corinthians 9:25 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.) a believer may receive an crown.

to question 3.

(1 Corinthians 9:24-27 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.)

4. This crown is obtained by running a .  

to question 4.

(Hebrews 12:1-2 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

2  Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.)
5. We are to run with
 and steadfastness.  

to question 5.

(1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;)

(1 Corinthians 9:25 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.)

6. Which material in 1 Corinthians 3:12 would be used in obtaining this crown in 1 Corinthians 9:25?

Choose one of the following.

A. Gold-Faith tried
B. Silver-Righteous Living Proved
C. Precious Stones-Steadfastness

to question 6.

(James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.)

7. A believer may receive the crown of .

to question 7.

(James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.)

8. This crown is obtained by . Choose one of the following.

A. Enduring temptation.
B. Being tried.
C. Loving the Lord
D. All of the Above

to question 8.

(1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;)

(James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.)

9. Which material in 1 Corinthians 3:12 would be used in obtaining this crown in James 1:12?  

Choose one of the following.

 A. Gold-Faith tried
 B. Silver-Righteous Living Proved
 C. Precious Stones-Steadfastness

to question 9.

(1 Peter 5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.)

10. A believer may receive the crown of   that fadeth not away.

to question 10.

(1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;)

11. This crown is obtained by  the flock of God.

to question 11.

(1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;)

(1 Peter 5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.)

(1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

12. Which material in 1 Corinthians 3:12 would be used in obtainingthis crown in 1 Peter 5:4 ?

Choose one of the following. 

  A. Gold-Faith tried
  B. Silver-Righteous Living Proved
  C. Precious Stones-Steadfastness

to question 12.

(2 Timothy 4:8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.)

13. A believer may receive the crown of .

to question 13.

(2 Timothy 4:7-8 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

8  Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.)

14. This crown is obtained by . Choose one of the following.  

  A. Fighting a good fight
  B. Finishing the course (race)
  C. Keeping the faith
  D. Loving his appearing
  E. All the above

to question 14.

(1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;)

(2 Timothy 4:8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.)

15. Which materials in 1 Corinthians 3:12 would be used in obtaining this crown in 2 Timothy 4:8?  

Choose one of the following.

  A. Gold-Faith tried
  B. Silver-Righteous Living Proved
  C. Precious Stones-Steadfastness
  D. All of the above
  E. None of the above

to question 15.

(1 Thessalonians 2:19-20 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

20  For ye are our glory and joy.)16. A believer may receive the crown of .

to question 16.

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

17. This crown is obtained by  souls.  

to question 17.

(1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;)

(1 Thessalonians 2:19-20 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? 20  For ye are our glory and joy.)

18. Which materials in 1 Corinthians 3:12 would be used in obtaining this crown in 1 Thessalonians 2:19-20?

 Choose one of the following.

    A. Gold-Faith tried
   B. Silver-Righteous Living Proved
   C. Precious Stones-Steadfastness
   D. All of the above
   E. None of the above

to question 18.

(Luke 19:16-19 Then came the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained ten pounds.

17  And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

18  And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.

19  And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities.)

19. A believer may receive the reward of having  over cities.  

to question 19.


20. This reward is obtained by being
 in a very little.

to question 20.

(1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;)

(Luke 19:16-19 Then came the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained ten pounds.

17  And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

18  And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.

19  And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities.)

21. Which materials in 1 Corinthians 3:12 would be used in obtaining this reward in Luke 19:16-19?  

Choose one of the following.

   A. Gold-Faith tried
  B. Silver-Righteous Living Proved
  C. Precious Stones-Steadfastness
  D. All of the above
  E. None of the above              

to question 21.

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