Monday, January 9, 2012

25 Reasons to Remain Faithful to God

By Lance Cordle
  1. To see God (Matthew 5:8)
  2. To encourage others to remain faithful (Hebrew 13:7)
  3. To know the wonderful feeling of victory (Revelation 19:1,2)
  4. To live in a place where there are no tears (Revelation 21:4)
  5. To live in a place where there is no more pain (Revelation 21:4)
  6. To see my faithful friends who have died (Revelation 14:13)
  7. To see my faithful family members who have died  (1 Thessalonians 4:16,17)
  8. To have no  regrets  (Philippians 1:23)
  9. To live in a place where there is no more pain (Revelation 21:4)
  10. To meet Antipas,  who literally  gave  his   life  for  Jesus (Revelation 2:13)
  11. To fully realize that the sufferings of this life are not worth to be compared with the glory that will be revealed in us (Romans 8:18)
  12. To meet Abel, who, though now dead, still speaks (Hebrews 11:6)
  13. To live in a place where there is no more death (Revelation 21:4)
  14. To meet the great prophets  of the past who  remained faithful to the Lord (Hebrews 11:35-39)
  15. To hear the new song (Revelation 5:9) 
  16. To hear the song of Moses and the song of the  Lamb (Revelation 15:3)
  17. To rest from the labors of life (Revelation 14:13) 
  18. To meet the children who never had a chance to grow up (1 Samuel 12:23)
  19. To hear “Well done” (Matthew 25:21)
  20. To live in a  place that was prepared by Jesus for me (John 14:2)
  21. To live in a place where love continues and controls (1 Corinthians 13:13)
  22. To know the satisfaction of finishing the race (2 Timothy 4:7)
  23. To eat of the tree  of life (Revelation 2:7)
  24. To avoid the second death  (Revelation 2;11)
  25. To hear my name confessed before God  (Matthew 10:33)
“Be faithful unto death and I will give you the crown of life” (Revelation 2:10).                                    

- Lance Cordle preaches the Calvert City church of Christ in Calvert City, KY.  He may be contacted through the congregation's website:

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