Revelation Beatitudes of the Everlasting Gospel – Part 5

Revelation 14:6,7
And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, [7] Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.

There are seven beatitude blessings in Revelation. The fifth blessing is one that involves the degree to which the saved will be allowed to reign with Christ during his millennial reign.

Revelation 20:6
Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

All the saved, the dead crucified and resurrected with him, will live with him a thousand years, but to what degree will they reign with him? Could it be that those saved who live with him will reign with him to the same degree they served him after they were saved? Could it be that those who denied him service after he eternally saved their souls, will be denied the right to reign with him to the same degree those who did not deny him that service? Could it be the saved, that were unwilling to suffer the emotional and physical rejection associated with their belief, will not have much of a role in his kingdom?

II Timothy 2:11,12
It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: [12] If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

Paul died with Christ, as do all believers, the moment they trust in him to save them, but after his salvation he lived his life in submission to the Christ who indwelled him. Could it be possible that those who do the same will be given reigning assignments in Christ’s kingdom that are more fulfilling that those who did not?

Galatians 2:20,21
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. [21] I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.

Could it be possible the saved, who work at mortifying (putting to death) the sins of the flesh in their bodies, will be given more satisfying assignments in eternity than those who did not? Is it possible that the saved will reap what they sow?

Colossians 3:1-10
If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. [2] Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. [3] For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. [4] When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. [5] Mortify (put to death) therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: [6] For which things’ sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience: [7] In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them. [8] But now ye also put off all anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. [9] Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; [10] And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

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