Welcome to Empowered Bible Study Ministries

Bible study is essential to our Christian walk. As we study God's Word, our personal relationship with God grows deeper and deeper. It empowers us to live for the Lord in every aspect of our lives. This is what has inspired me to do an online Bible study.

Many years ago my husband introduced me to a commentary on the book of Colossians and I was so blessed as the Scripture came to life before my very eyes. Since that day we have developed an extensive library and enjoy studying God's Word.

I have prepared some Bible studies that I would like to share with you. My prayer is that they will bless you as much as they have blessed me in preparing them. I pray your life is touched and that it would inspire you to live every moment of every day for Christ.

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Receive the Crown of Life

There are Five Crowns that will be awarded at the Judgment Seat of Christ! One of the crowns given is the Crown of Life. James 1:12 "Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him."

James tells us that as you endure temptations that you will receive the crown of life. My friend, this is an eternal reward. James teaches us that God's long-term goal for us is maturity and completeness, but his eternal goal for us is the Crown of Life, a rich expression of hope.

As we patiently endure by trusting God here on earth in our day to day lives, we will bring honor and glory to God as we mature in our Christian walk. What an encouragement and incentive this should be to endure and be faithful. My friend, God is paying attention; He sees, He understands, He cares, He remembers, He rewards.

When you love God and are truly seeking a deep personal relationship with Him, when you are seeking daily His wisdom to sustain you in your day to day living, you will not fall apart when trials come because you are secure in God‟s love. You are not double-minded trying to love God and the world.

As we look forward to that wonderful reward, the Crown of Life, and to the one who will present it to us, Jesus Christ, it can be a source of strength and encouragement in times of trials.

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