The Game of the King - #6270
The most dangerous version of The Game of the King is to say all the right words about Jesus, go to all the right meetings, have all the right symbols, and have everybody think you're a Christian, but you've never given your heart to Him - your attendance, your money, maybe even your belief, but you've never given you to Him.
"Crown" in the Bible: 1 Corinthians 9:25
The Christian life is here compared to an athletic event, in which athletes compete for a prize. If people will work hard to attain a prize that won't last forever, should they devote themselves even more fully to the pursuit of a prize that will endure?
Jewels in the Bible - a Christian perspective
Zechariah writes that God's people will one day sparkle in his land and be like jewels in a crown.