Purpose of the Bema

Some say if you are too heavenly minded you are no earthly good.  The truth of the matter is that we must be heavenly minded if we want to be any earthly good.  Life needs purpose and if we drift or coast through life without purpose we will surely miss the goal Christ has called us to live.

Our Father has one purpose in all His is ways and that is to conform us to the image (character) of His Son,. This may explain our perplexities as to the past, it should control our behavior in the present, and be our guide for the future.

Many times we want Him to just explain the  reason for the trials we pass through and  give us all the details so we can understand what is happening and if He doesn’t we search for meaning and purpose.

Knowing the Father’s heart,  teaches us to be accountable to Him with eternity  values in view. “Every knee shall bow to Me, and every tongue shall  confess to God. So then each of us shall give an account of himself to God”

Today we look at the absolutes in Scripture that let us understand the purpose of the BEMA (The Judgment Seat of Christ) so we will live with heavenly vision and purpose.

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About proverbs3130ministry

Sharon and her husband, Terry, have two children. They reside in Grove, Ok on beautiful Grand Lake. Sharon is the founder of Proverbs 31:30 Ministry, the director of women's ministry at Grace Harbor Baptist Church; and teaches the ladies Sunday school class. Every Friday at noon she hosts Woman to Woman radio show with her friend and mentor, Janie Ratzlaff, which is broadcast live on KWXC 88.9 and kwxcradio.com. She is the author of Bible studies; Rebekah's Confidence, The F.E.A.R. of the Lord, and A Virtuous Woman: The Fairytale Story. She is passionate about the Lord and enjoys speaking at ladies conferences and retreats. She has a heart for small churches and is driven to help their ladies group.
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