Dr. Jim Bohrer
2021 The Best is Yet to Come / Reward / 2 Corinthians 5:9–15
The judgment and rewards for Christians.
The Bible does not teach Faith plus works = Salvation. The Bible teaches Faith = Salvation that works for the Lord.
2 Corinthians 5:9 NASB95
9 Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.
2 Corinthians 5:10 NASB95
10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
2 Corinthians 5:11 NASB95
11 Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.
2 Corinthians 5:12 NASB95
12 We are not again commending ourselves to you but are giving you an occasion to be proud of us, so that you will have an answer for those who take pride in appearance and not in heart.
2 Corinthians 5:13 NASB95
13 For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you.
2 Corinthians 5:14 NASB95
14 For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
2 Corinthians 5:15 NASB95
15 and He died for all, so that they who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf.
THE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST IS FOR .
Paul tells us to
1. Be ! v9
2. Be Ready for an . v10.
3. your motives. v11-15
b. Whose opinion matters most to you?
4. Take NOW!
Do I act like a toddler or a mature Christian?
Do I think like a person whose motivate is to please Christ?
What am I doing that will make an eternal impact?
How am I serving Christ’s purpose on earth?