For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,
Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from the wrath of God through Him.
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.
to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, heirs according to promise.
Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God.
to be specific, that the Gentiles are fellow heirs and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel,
so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to render service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?
In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
1 Peter 1:4
to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you,
His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.’
and just as My Father has granted Me a kingdom, I grant you
Father, I desire that they also, whom You have given Me, be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.
1 Corinthians 2:9
but just as it is written,
“Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard,
And which have not entered the heart of man,
All that God has prepared for those who love Him.”
1 Corinthians 3:22
whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you,
He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.
He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.
If so be
Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.
Was it not necessary for the Christ to suffer these things and to enter into His glory?”
He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.
strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”
2 Corinthians 4:8
we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;
For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
2 Timothy 2:10
For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.