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June 16, 2020

Today’s Promise

I Will Wear a Crown of Glory

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.

Jesus Will Reward

When Christ returns, those faithful to minister to others will receive a crown of glory. That crown will never fade and will last for all eternity.

He will come and set up His eternal kingdom here on earth. There will be a new heaven and a new earth, and God will dwell among His people.

When He returns, He will reward those who have faithfully served Him.

Eternal Rewards

The Christian life is filled with rewards here on earth. You have God’s protection, guidance, and the Holy Spirit dwelling in You. However, the rewards in this world are nothing compared to the eternal rewards God has for you. God rewards in heaven, those who served Him here on earth. 

The crown of glory is given to those who were faithful in ministry. You don’t have to be a pastor or elder to faithfully minister. As you allow God to lead you and share God’s word with others, you are sowing the seeds for a reward in heaven. One day, your faithful service will be rewarded with a crown of glory.

The Crown of Glory

In the New Testament, the crown of glory was given to military heroes and athletic victors. It wasn’t a king’s crown, but a wreath made of flowers. It was a symbolic celebration of their victory. Since it was made of flowers, it would eventually fade and die.

Your crown of glory will never fade or lose its luster. Its shining glory will last for all eternity. It is an eternal reward for the temporary service you gave to Christ and His followers. Your crown of glory will last forever and bring glory and honor to Christ.

With busy schedules and overstuffed calendars, it’s easy to forget that this life is just a rehearsal for eternity. Never forget God rewards those who are faithful in their service to Him.

If you lead in a ministry, God will reward you. If you help in a ministry, He has a crown for you. Don’t get discouraged in serving the Lord. You may not see all the rewards you want to see in this life, but you can be confident that your reward is waiting when Jesus returns.

Look at that promise again.

And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory. – 1 Peter 5:4

Make these confessions with me.

  • God will reward my service to Him and the body of Christ.
  • When Jesus returns, I will receive my reward.
  • I am storing up my rewards in heaven.
  • One day I will wear a crown of glory.

In Jesus Name,

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Give me an “Amen” in the comments if you are looking forward to your crown of glory!


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  1. Sharon Smith June 16, 2020 at 4:50 am - Reply


  2. Sylvia June 16, 2020 at 6:33 am - Reply


  3. Debra Prentiss June 16, 2020 at 8:21 am - Reply

    Amen have a blessed day Billy.

  4. David June 16, 2020 at 10:59 am - Reply


  5. Toni June 16, 2020 at 2:34 pm - Reply


  6. Jeannie June 16, 2020 at 5:58 pm - Reply


  7. Janice Robinson June 16, 2020 at 6:16 pm - Reply

    Amen My the crown of Glory guide all of us.

    Janice Robinson

  8. TeeJay June 17, 2020 at 8:47 am - Reply


  9. Jorge E Diaz June 19, 2020 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    More than a comment I have a question, do you have The Daily Promises in Spanish?
    If YES where I can find it?
    If NO, have you interest in do that?

    I am a hispanic pastor in El Paso, Texas and I see the need to offer to the people who has Spanish that her fist language this excellent material.

    • Billy Taylor June 19, 2020 at 5:07 pm - Reply

      I would love to offer this in Spanish, I just don’t have the resources to produce it. Most people don’t know it, but this is a one man ministry. Right now I have to do everything from writing to recording and managing the website. Hopefully, one day we can get enough resources to do a Spanish version. Thank you for the compliments and keep praying for me. – Billy

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