Author Archives: Stephen Nielsen

About Stephen Nielsen

I'm an author, a self publisher, and a painting contractor. I live in beautiful Minnesota, USA . Welcome to my blog site.

Will there be tears in heaven at the bema?

  This is a difficult topic, and in order to answer it we must look at a few Scriptures to get a clear understanding of it. First of all, the main passage in Revelation 21:4 that we generally go to … Continue reading

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How Will Christians Be Rewarded? Two Questions to Ponder

Will there be private ownership of land or co-ownership?   The way I see it from Scripture is that we will share in God’s glory and will be his heirs and fellow heirs with Christ (Rom. 8:16-17). What does that … Continue reading

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How will things change for the Christian after the Millennium?

  What we are mainly considering here is those of the church who have been rewarded at the bema judgment. As I have previously written about, our main reward in the Millennial kingdom will be the obtaining of responsibilities of … Continue reading

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What Is the Purpose of the Rewards We Will Receive in Heaven?

The overall purpose of our rewards, as in all things, will be to the praise of His glory (Eph. 1:12). Hence, whatever reward we receive: whatever praise, whatever service, or whatever responsibility, it will not only be filled with His … Continue reading

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How Will We Be Rewarded At the Bema Judgment?

  I think the best reward we will get is to hear Jesus say to us in front of all, “Well done My good and faithful servant.” That alone will be enough. But He has more in store for us that … Continue reading

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Hurt Not the Oil and the Wine — Ernie’s Musings

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And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil…

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The Meaning of The Crowns Rewarded Us at The Judgment Seat

  Paul, in 2 Corinthians 5:10 says, “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.”  … Continue reading

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How Our Works Will Be Judged at the Bema – 3 Points

 There are ample biblical references on how our works are judged. We can break it down into three different categories.   1. Our works will be judged according to our character and motives. While we as humans most often judge … Continue reading

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On What Basis Will We Be Judged at the Bema?

  Most Christians, it seems, have very little concern about whether they will have to give an account for their life or not. They live as if what they do now will have little effect on eternity. But the bible … Continue reading

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The Bema Seat of Christ: The Judge and Setting

  I have been writing on the Bema seat of Christ, which is the place of judgement for Christians at the end of time, when we will be judged for our works, whether they be good or bad, and where … Continue reading

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