man, that thou shouldest magnify him? And that thou shouldest set thine
heart upon him? And that thou shouldest visit
him every morning-and
try him every moment?"-...Job
yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, but that
we receive a full reward."-...2John
"But to sit on my right hand and
on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for
it is prepared." ...Mark
it's the Father who determines this
God does look at our works, whether
or not we may be aware of Him -Psalms
33:15 "He fashioneth their
hearts alike. He considereth all their works."
2:10 "...be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of
20:6 "Blessed and holy is he that hath
part in the first resurrection on such
the second death has
no power, but they shall be priests of God
and of Christ and shall reign with him
a thousand years."
1:5,6 "And from Jesus Christ, who
is the faithful witness and the first begotten
of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth; unto him that
loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood, and hath made us
kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion
for ever and ever."
5:10 "And hast made us unto our God kings and priests and we shall
14:2,3 "In my Father's house are many
mansions. If it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare
a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again
and receive you unto myself, that where I am-(back
on the earth -Zechariah 14:4),
there ye may be also."
3:8-15 "Now he.(Christ).that
planteth and he that watereth are one and every man shall receive his own
reward according to his own labour.
For we are labourers together with God. Ye are God's husbandry, ye are
God's building.....But let every man take heed how
he buildeth thereupon. For other foundation can no man lay than that
is laid, which is Jesus Christ.....Every man's
work shall be made manifest, for the
day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire.(trials).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."
40:10 "Behold, the Lord GOD will come with strong hand and his arm
shall rule for him. Behold, his reward is with him and his work before
rule on the Earth -Revelation 5:10;
For how long? -Isaiah 9:7. Our eternal
inheritance is in Him -Ephesians 1:11;
1:12,13. God promises to freely give us all things -Romans
8:32. All things are His to give -1Corinthians
10:26. The Christian can have great hope
be limited to a thirty fold reward.(Matthew
13:8; Mark 4:8,20; Luke
8:15; John 15:16),
when you can get a hundred; if you try? -Philemon
1:21 "Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing
that thou wilt also do more than I say."
for the future, the after life. This life may matter now, but it's over
so quickly. Make sure your works.(some
you the best reward that you can possibly get for what's coming.
God is there
to help you. You 'drive the car'. He 'puts the fuel in' -1Corinthians
3:9,10 "For we are labourers together with God. Ye are God's husbandry,
ye are God's building. According to the grace of God which is given unto
me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth
thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon."
But even he
with the lowest reward will be greater in the Kingdom
of God than the greatest man on Earth -Matthew