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If one's work is based upon Christ, he'll have a reward. If not, Christ will cause him loss so he'll have gain -1Corinthians 3:13-15 "Every man's work shall be made manifest, for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire, and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss; but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire."
    1Corinthians 3:17-(at beginning of question)-talks of spiritual defilement-(is there really any other kind?), as verse 16 shows -1Corinthians 3:16 "Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?" 
    A more accurate translation of verse 17 would be 'If any man defiles his temple of God, God allows him to be brought to nothing'; because he's then 'missing the mark'. 
    If things didn't go bad when apart from a relationship with God, how would we ever learn God's way is best? If you've never burnt your finger on a hot stove, you probably would not have learned to keep your hands away. 
    The words 'defile and 'destroy' here mean the same in the original Greek. This original is also the same root for the word 'corruptible' as used in these scriptures:-Romans 1:23 "And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things." 1Corinthians 9:25 "And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate-(exercising moderation and self restraint in all things). Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible." 1Corinthians 5:53 "For this corruptible-(fleshly body) must put on incorruption and this mortal must put on immortality."
    1Peter 1:18,23 "Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers...Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever."
    Here it refers to physical  man as being and ending in corruption (1Peter 3:4 "But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price"), that is, his body turns to dust after death -1Corinthians 15:53,54 "For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory." When? This time is talked of in 1Corinthians 15:13 "But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen."-So, it's at the resurrection of the dead.

-Who are the 144,000 and is that all there are to be saved?

Revelation 14:1,3 "And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder. And I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps. And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders. And no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth."-...Questions continues


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