2 Timothy 4:8
..There is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day, and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Wearing a crown of righteousness is Christ's reward for all believers being faithful unto the Him and His holiness while spreading the gospel message. Wearing a crown of righteousness, believers will be dressed in golden slippers, white robes and will have glorified bodies like Christ. Believers' heavenly wardrobe represents the holiness of our heavenly Father.
Believers have an intense longing for the return of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior who redeems all believers from sin and shame to a life of righteousness. Being redeemed by Jesus all believers will spend eternity with Him in the New Jerusalem.
Being redeemed by Christ is an expression of His love for humanity and our faithfulness to Him is our expression of thankfulness for what He has done and continues to do in the lives of believers.
These questions come to mind, witnessing Christ to others, do we tell the person of the reward that Christ has reserved for being part of His holy nation of people. Do we tell the person of Christ's sweet savor of salvation and the many blessings from being saved?
All believers have a crown of righteousness just waiting for us.
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