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Crowns

We don't live in a nation that has real royalty. There are some in America that would like to be worshipped as royalty but their lineage doesn't support their claim to it. So, to think about a crown we probably would go to England and the Queen. Occasionally they put on their royal garb which includes a crown and show it off to the nation. It seems nice but somewhat out of place in the 21st century. So, what about crowns? Any chance you could get one? As a matter of fact, yes! Paul and Peter spoke of five crowns that we as believers can obtain. Here are their names and the activities for receiving them as a reward in heaven: Crown of Incorruption – given to those who keep their body under submission to the Spirit in everyday life  (1 Corinthians 9:25)Crown of Joy – given to those who lead people to Christ  (1 Thess. 2:19-20)Crown of Righteousness – given to those who long for the appearing of Christ to take us home to heaven  (2 Timothy 4:8; Hebrews…