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Survival Series: Hold On

Reach Up And Hold On For After A While

You Wont Have To Cry Any More

 

Outline

By

Apostle Kelvin Pendleton

 

There are many promises God has made to us if we are to enduring living in His will until the end.  Listed here are only a few of such promises that we may be able look forward to if we endure our trials, tribulations, and tests until the end.  Always remember as taught in James, there is something to gain when we encounter problems.  So count it all joy when you enter into temptation and trials, for if you endure, you will gain.  If not here on earth, please know that you have plenty to gain when you enter the gates of heaven, and Jesus wipes the tears from your eyes as you shed your last tear and feel your last pain; leaving this flesh behind to live in Spirit with the Alpha and the Omega for eternity.

 

 

Right to the Tree of Life

Text: Revelation 2:2-7

 

Vs 2

a)      Avoid evil

b)      Search for the truth

 

Vs 3

a)      Preserved with patience

b)      Stand still and dont follow things that are not of God.

c)      Never give up

 

Vs 4-5

a)      Identify if you have lost your fire

b)      Repent and return to God

Vs 7

a)      Hold on and overcome

 

Receive the Right to Sit with Jesus

Text: Revelation 3:15-22

 

Vs 15-16

a)      Make up your mind as to who you will serve

 

Vs 17

a)      Dont focus on riches, focus on God

b)      Dont try to portray to be someone who you are not

c)      Even if you may have to live in poverty all your life sitting on an old worn out chair, if you hold on you may sit on the throne with Jesus.

 

Clothed in a White Robe

Text: Revelation 3:2-5

 

Vs. 2

a)      The Church has no fire

b)      Their service is not pleasing to God

c)      Sometimes we do things for the wrong reason

d)      Do it for the glory of God!

 

Vs 3

a)      You have heard and received what is right, so repent and stand in righteousness

b)      If not Jesus will come and be gone, and youll never know it.  It will be too late.

 

Vs 4

a)      There are some that are walking upright

b)      Although Moses messed up when he struck the rock in Numbers 20, God still blessed His people with water because they strived with God.

 

Vs 5

a)      Receive a white robe, which is significant of victorious joy.

b)      You name will be written in the book of life, and will not be erased.

 

Receive the Crown of Life

Text: Revelation 2:8-11

 

Vs. 8-10

a)      You will go through a lot of trials and tribulations, but hold on and receive a crown of life.

 

Vs 11

a)      You will not feel the sting of death; you will be caught up in mid air to be with Jesus.

b)      When Jesus presents those that endured will be crowned victorious with eternal life.


 

Receive the Crown of Righteousness

Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-8

 

a)      Love God through your trials.

 

 

No matter what you go through, no matter how big your storm is, or how big your mountain is; if you just hold on God has so many promises to fulfill for you.  Not just the things that we just observed that are laid up in heaven for us, but the many blessings He promised us for our obedience and faith in Him.  If we can just endure what we go through, we will realize that we are made stronger and its a way that God can begin to perfect our weaknesses into strengths.  But through it all, always love God and give Him your praise.  And the peace of God which passes all understanding shall guard your heart and mind through Christ Jesus. So in the mean time, hold on.  Dont give up 5 minutes before your breakthrough!

 

Amen.