Tag Archives: rewards

Accountability; November 26, 2022


Matthew 25:21 “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’” I referenced this parable just two … Continue reading

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Persecution; November 23, 2022


Matthew 5:11-12 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they … Continue reading

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Hope; November 21, 2022


Zechariah 9:12 Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you. It seems like I write on this verse every time we hit this chapter in reading. However, … Continue reading

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Commitment to God; November 11, 2022


Jeremiah 30:21 “I will bring him near and he will come close to me, for who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?’ declares the Lord. This Word of the Lord is specifically in relation to … Continue reading

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Proclaiming Good News; October 29, 2022


Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” This is a justly famous verse, memorialized … Continue reading

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Prophetic Visions; October 20, 2022


Isaiah 24:14 They raise their voices, they shout for joy; from the west they acclaim the Lord’s majesty. It must be emotionally exhausting to have prophetic visions. From the beginning of this chapter the picture is very bleak. To use … Continue reading

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Rewards; July 23, 2022


2 Chronicles 15:7 “But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.” I once heard a very moving message on this passage, but the speaker focused particularly on verse two, talking about … Continue reading

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Rewards; May 6, 2022


Jeremiah 31:16 This is what the Lord says:“Restrain your voice from weeping and your eyes from tears, for your work will be rewarded,” declares the Lord. It’s significant to remember that Jeremiah ministered in the southern kingdom of Judah, but … Continue reading

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Encouragement; January 26, 2022


1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. Over the space of … Continue reading

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Serving God; January 8, 2022


Luke 17:10 “So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.’” I don’t remember how many years ago this first struck me, but it … Continue reading

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