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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 God achieved what the law could not do because it was weakened through the flesh. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,
Much more then, because we have now been declared righteous by his blood, we will be saved through him from God's wrath.
"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father is well pleased to give you the kingdom.
to open their eyes so that they turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's descendants, heirs according to the promise.
So you are no longer a slave but a son, and if you are a son, then you are also an heir through God.
namely, that through the gospel the Gentiles are fellow heirs, fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus.
And so, since we have been justified by his grace, we become heirs with the confident expectation of eternal life."
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to serve those who will inherit salvation?
In the same way God wanted to demonstrate more clearly to the heirs of the promise that his purpose was unchangeable, and so he intervened with an oath,
Listen, my dear brothers and sisters! Did not God choose the poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?
1 Peter 1:4
that is, into an inheritance imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. It is reserved in heaven for you,
His master answered, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You have been faithful in a few things. I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.'
Thus I grant to you a kingdom, just as my Father granted to me,
"Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, so that they can see my glory that you gave me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
1 Corinthians 2:9
But just as it is written, "Things that no eye has seen, or ear heard, or mind imagined, are the things 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 the present or the future. Everything belongs to you,
I will grant the one who conquers permission to sit with me on my throne, just as I too conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.
The one who conquers 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 wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
Wasn't it necessary for the Christ to suffer these things and enter into his glory?"
The one who loves his life destroys it, and the one who hates his life in this world guards it for eternal life.
They strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "We must enter the kingdom of God through many persecutions."
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;
For it has been granted to you not only to believe in Christ but also to suffer for him,
2 Timothy 2:10
So I endure all things for the sake of those chosen by God, that they too may obtain salvation in Christ Jesus and its eternal glory.