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Driven by Eternity

John Bevere

Driven by Eternity

Be driven by the pursuit of timeless wisdom, navigating eternal judgments, and understanding your pivotal role in God’s grand plan for eternity.

12 Video Lessons

Watch, listen, and learn as John Bevere shows you how to make your life count today and forever.

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Driven by Eternity


Making Your Life Count Today and Forever

It’s not only where…but how you’ll spend it

We were made for eternity. This life on earth is but a vapor. Yet too many live as though there is nothing on the other side. Scriptural laws and principles may be applied to achieve success on earth, but are we prepared for eternity? Have we failed to remember we will all stand before the Great Judge of heaven and earth?

Scripture tells us there will be various degrees of rewards for believers, ranging from those who watch as all they accomplished is devoured in judgment to those who are awarded the privilege to reign with Christ. These judgments will determine how we spend our span of eternity.

One day you will stand before God and give an account of your life. The most important question you can ask yourself now is, will you be ready?

Most Christians know their response to the cross determines where they will spend eternity. But did you know that how you’ll spend eternity is determined by what you do in this life?

God wants you to discover your calling—He’s not trying to keep you in the dark. In fact, He longs for you to find the meaning and purpose that comes with knowing why you’ve been placed on this earth.

In Driven by Eternity, John Bevere will show you how your daily choices shape your eternal existence.

Life beyond the final breath is much more than a destination. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Discover your God-given destiny and make your life count both today and forever.

In Driven by Eternity with John Bevere, discover a perspective that transcends the temporal, focusing on enduring success rooted in Godly wisdom. From unraveling the mysteries of eternity to understanding the consequences at the Judgment Seat of Christ, each session offers a unique lens into the essence of faith. Embrace the power of redemption, confront the pitfalls of drifting in faith, and grasp the foundational doctrine that shapes a robust Christian life. Navigate the heavenly city, recognize your role in building God’s custom house, and explore the theme of multiplication. This course provides a profound exploration of timeless truths that resonate with believers seeking a deeper connection with God.

What You’ll Learn

  • Access divine resources for an exceptional, God-infused life
  • Learn how to walk in the Spirit by the power of the Word
  • Exceed earthly definitions of fulfillment and success
  • Challenging questions and Scriptures
  • Weekly devotions, prayers, and session overviews
  • Facts, definitions, and encouraging quotes
  • Discern the divine perspective on enduring success rooted in Godly wisdom.
  • Explore the profound realities of Hell, understanding eternal judgment and punishment.
  • Uncover the impact of receiving Jesus for a radical nature change and true discipleship.
  • Emphasize the peril of drifting in faith and the consequences of superficial connections.
  • Examine the foundational doctrine of eternal judgment and its impact on a robust Christian life.
  • Discover the tangible reality of the heavenly city and the transformative journey that awaits.
  • Understand the significance of the Judgment Seat of Christ and building wisely for an everlasting impact.
  • Explore your role as a co-laborer in building God’s custom house, understanding divine callings and gifts.
  • Recognize believers’ eternal judgments and the importance of being planted in God’s purpose.
  • Embrace the theme of multiplication, emphasizing individual capacity to impact eternity.
  • Delve into the unique gifts and callings each person receives, multiplying influence for God’s Kingdom.


1. The Eternal

In the first session of “Driven by Eternity” with John Bevere, you’ll explore living beyond the temporal, focusing on the eternal. The zenith hour, symbolized by the sun’s peak, becomes a metaphor for success rooted in Godly wisdom. Drawing from Psalms and Proverbs, you’ll discern the divine perspective on enduring success and the rewards tied to it. Unveiling the enigma of eternity, Bevere emphasizes aligning with God’s Word for lasting significance. The session culminates in a revelation of eternal judgments, underscoring the profound impact of decisions at the judgment seat—shifting the focus from where to how you’ll spend eternity. Join this transformative journey, shaping your understanding of success and motivation. 

2. Eternal Home of the Dead

In session 2, of “Eternal Home of the Dead” with John Bevere delves into the profound realities of Hell—an often misunderstood concept among Christians. This session illuminates the essence of eternal judgment and punishment through an allegorical exploration. Chapters 2 and 3 unravel the judgments for unbelievers, introducing symbolic characters like Jalyn, King Father, Dagon, Endel, Affabel, and Lone. Rooted in Hebrews, the session emphasizes the fundamental doctrine of eternal judgment, urging believers to fortify their spiritual foundation. Bevere navigates the various names for Hell in scripture, offering a comprehensive understanding of its existence. The session concludes with a powerful emphasis on God’s justice and mercy, inviting you to embrace transformation through accepting God as Lord and Savior. 

3. Judgment of Deceived

In Session 3, “Judgment of Deceived,” explore the fall of man and the redeeming power of Christ. Uncover the impact of receiving Jesus, not merely as a confession but as a radical nature change. Delve into the spiritual DNA, grasping the difference between a sinner’s inclination and a transformed believer’s life. As Bevere navigates Matthew 7, stressing the necessity of true discipleship, you confront deception within the church and the call to authentic transformation. This session promises a revelation that surpasses surface faith, urging you to embrace a genuine exchange with God’s nature, exemplified in Mark 8:34-35.

4. The Great Falling Away

In Session 4, “The Great Falling Away,” explore maintaining unwavering faith. Emphasizing the peril of drifting after accepting Jesus, it stresses fearing God, genuine understanding of His Word, and authentic obedience. Examining Matthew 7:21 and 7:22, the session challenges superficial connections with Christ. Lessons from figures like Judas caution against motives driven by gain. It discusses walking away from salvation, stressing consequences and the need to stay in God’s grace. Exploring the concept of being “twice dead,” it warns, encouraging you to stay rooted in truth and love, fully prepared for Christ’s imminent return.

5. The Foundation

In Session 5, “The Foundation,” John Bevere guides you through Hebrews 6:1, encouraging a shift beyond elementary principles. Examine the foundational doctrine of eternal judgment as Bevere addresses the Church’s neglect, likening it to constructing without a base. He emphasizes the pivotal role of the fear of God, dispelling misconceptions and underscoring its impact on a robust Christian life. Unveiling the significance of the judgment seat of Christ, obedience, and wisdom, Bevere portrays the fear of the Lord as a shaping force. Embrace it as the key to a pleasing and enduring relationship with God, influencing not only your life but also your impact on others. 

6. Heaven

In Session 6: “Heaven” discover the tangible reality of the heavenly city, the Jerusalem above. Based on Hebrews 12:22, this city is where believers depart, inhabited by the Father, Jesus, angels, Old Testament saints, and the church of the First Born. Bevere explores the spirits of just men made perfect, emphasizing believers’ current residence in heaven. The narrative unfolds through experiences like Paul’s and a 10-year-old’s vivid encounter with heaven. It weaves through believers’ transformation, from spirit to soul to body, offering a glimpse into the future, from the millennial reign to the opulence of the New Jerusalem. Join John Bevere on this exploration, revealing the future that awaits you. 

7. The Judgement Seat of Christ

In Session 7, “The Judgment Seat of Christ.” Uncover the significance of the Judgment Seat of Christ, emphasizing its distinction from the Great White Throne Judgment. Unveiling the concept of the <bema seat, or divine tribunal, you’ll understand the eternal consequences of decisions made. As you navigate through discussions on rewards, the importance of building with purpose, and the scrutiny of words, motives, and thoughts, you’ll be challenged to live with a keen awareness of the ultimate judgment, shaping your destiny for the next 1,000 years and beyond. Embrace the call to build wisely for an everlasting impact, aligning with God’s selfless motives and Kingdom thinking. 

8. God’s Custom House (Part 1)

In session 8, “God’s Custom House (Part 1)” explore your role as a co-laborer in building God’s custom house. John Bevere unveils the intricate structure of the Kingdom, emphasizing that Jesus is not only the chief Cornerstone but also the sub-contractor. Discover the significance of your involvement in building the Kingdom according to your callings and gifts. John illustrates the necessity of humility, contriteness, and submission to authority in fulfilling your divine call. The session challenges you to understand God’s foundation, your role as a living stone, and a co-laborer in His custom house. Ultimately, you’ll be inspired to seek your calling earnestly, trusting in the Lord’s guidance to fulfill your unique purpose.

9. God’s Custom House (Part 2)
In Session 9, “God’s Custom House (Part 2),” John Bevere explores believers’ eternal judgments at the Judgment Seat of Christ. Understand standing before Jesus as Savior and Judge, discovering God’s custom house, Zion. As co-laborers, believers play a crucial role in building God’s house. Being planted in God’s house is key, flourishing in the courts, including the Judgment Seat. Learn about diverse callings in local churches and navigate challenges through the principle of seed and adversity. Bevere’s insights empower you to fulfill your God-given destiny, recognizing the importance of being planted in the divine purpose for your life.

10. Multiplication (Part 1)

In Session 10 “Multiplication (Part 1)” John Bevere underscores the theme of multiplication, asserting the individual’s capacity to impact eternity. Drawing from biblical verses, he emphasizes the diverse yet rewarding nature of responsibilities at the Judgment Seat of Christ. The teaching discourages comparisons with others, highlighting the detrimental effects of envy and selfish ambition on godly wisdom. Through the Parables of Talents and Minas, Bevere illustrates the varying degrees of multiplication and consequent rewards. Obedience, the fear of the Lord, and building with divine wisdom emerge as crucial elements, reinforcing the idea that each believer possesses the potential to influence lives eternally.

11. Multiplication (Part 2)

In session 11, “Multiplication (Part 2)”, you’ll explore the profound insights of the parables of talents and minas, delving into the unique gifts and callings each person receives. John Bevere highlights the key to multiplying your gifts lies in cooperation with the Holy Spirit, showcasing the eternal rewards for faithful obedience. Through practical areas like giving, prayer, and serving ministries, John illuminates how your choices can have a global impact, leaving an enduring legacy. Join us on this transformative journey where John Bevere inspires you to live a life driven by eternity, unlocking the potential to multiply your minas and influence the world.

12. Personal Influence

In the final session by John Bevere, explore the profound significance of personal influence and its eternal impact. Discover the essence of humility through the example of the Apostle Paul, recognizing the need to grow in humility rather than pride. John shares his own liberation from selfish strongholds, emphasizing the evaluation of influence not just in ministry but in everyday life according to Romans 14. The teaching underscores the vital role of love in communication, actions, and the heart. Powerful testimonies of Max Jukes and Jonathan Edwards illustrate the enduring impact of personal lives on generations. Conclude with a compelling call to redeem the time, urging a commitment to be driven by eternity and multiply influence for God’s Kingdom.

Quick Facts


English, French




4.56 credit units

No. of Sessions

12 Sessions

Running Time

8 hour 32 minutes

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John Bevere

John Bevere is a minister known for his bold, uncompromising approach to God’s Word. He is also an international bestselling author of The Awe of God, The Bait of Satan, The Fear of the Lord, and Driven by Eternity. He has written more than 20 books that have, collectively, sold millions of copies and been translated into over 130 languages.

Along with his wife, Lisa, John is the co-founder of Messenger International, a ministry committed to revolutionizing global discipleship. Driven by a passion to develop uncompromising followers of Christ, Messenger has given over 60 million translated resources to leaders across the globe. 

He cohosts the Conversations with John & Lisa Bevere podcast.


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