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And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
If so be
For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.
And if you are Christ's, then are you Abraham's descendants, and heirs according to the promise.
Therefore you are no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.
That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:
That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister to them who shall be heirs of salvation?
So God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to them that love him?
1 Peter 1:4
To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fades not away, reserved in heaven for you,
His lord said unto him, Well done, you good and faithful servant: you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things: enter into the joy of your lord.
And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father has appointed unto me;
Father, I will that they also, whom you have given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which you have given me: for you loved me before the foundation of the world.
1 Corinthians 2:9
But as it is written, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for them that 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 are yours;
To him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and sat down with my Father in his throne.
He that overcomes shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
If so be
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory?
He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.