2018-07-06 06:38:37


REWARDS-An honoring or a strengthening

Gen 15:1 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward." NKJV

1 Kings 3:10 God, the Master, was delighted with Solomon's response.

11 And God said to him, "Because you have asked for this and haven't grasped after a long life, or riches, or the doom of your enemies, but you have asked for the ability to lead and govern well,

12 I'll give you what you've asked for I'm giving you a wise and mature heart. There's never been one like you before; and there'll be no one after.

13 As a bonus, I'm giving you both the wealth and glory you didn't ask for there's not a king anywhere who will come up to your mark.

14 And if you stay on course, keeping your eye on the life-map and the God-signs as your father David did, I'll also give you a long life." MSG

Prov 8:18 Wealth and Glory accompany me also substantial Honor and a Good Name.

19 My benefits are worth more than a big salary, even a very big salary;

the returns on me exceed any imaginable bonus. MSG

Rom 6:22 But now since you have been set free from sin and have become the slaves of God, you have your present reward in holiness and its end is eternal life. AMP


Rom 6:22 But now that you've found you don't have to listen to sin tell you what to do, and have discovered the delight of listening to God telling you, what a surprise! A whole, healed, put-together life right now, with more and more of life on the way! MSG


Ro 6:22 But now, as Gods loving servants, you live in joyous freedom from the power of sin. So consider the benefits you now enjoyyou are brought deeper into the experience of true holiness that ends with eternal life! TPT

Eph 6:8 Knowing that for whatever good anyone does, he will receive his reward from the Lord, whether he is slave or free. AMP


Eph 6:8 Be assured that anything you do that is beautiful and excellent will be repaid by our Lord, whether you are an employee or an employer. TPT

Col 3:24 Knowing [with all certainty] that it is from the Lord [and not from men] that you will receive the inheritance which is your [real] reward. [The One Whom] you are actually serving [is] the Lord Christ (the Messiah). AMP


Col 3:24 confident that you'll get paid in full when you come into your inheritance. Keep in mind always that the ultimate Master you're serving is Christ. MSG

Heb 10:35 Do not, therefore, fling away your fearless confidence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward. AMP


Heb 10:35 So dont lose your bold, courageous faith, for you are destined for a great reward! TPT

Phil 2:16 Holding out [to it] and offering [to all men] the Word of Life, so that in the day of Christ I may have something of which exultantly to rejoice and glory in that I did not run my race in vain or spend my labor to no purpose. AMP


Phil 2:16 offering them the words of eternal life. I havent labored among you for nothing, for your lives are the fruit of my ministry and will be my glorious boast at the unveiling of Christ! TPT

2 John 8 Look to yourselves (take care) that you may not lose (throw away or destroy) all that we and you have labored for, but that you may [persevere until you] win and receive back a perfect reward [in full]. AMP


2 John 8 And be very careful around them so you don't lose out on what we've worked so diligently in together; I want you to get every reward you have coming to you. MSG

Matt 6:1 TAKE CARE not to do your good deeds publicly or before men, in order to be seen by them; otherwise you will have no reward [reserved for and awaiting you] with and from your Father Who is in heaven.

2 Thus, whenever you give to the poor, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites in the synagogues and in the streets like to do, that they may be recognized and honored and praised by men. Truly I tell you, they have their reward in full already.

3 But when you give to charity, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

4 So that your deeds of charity may be in secret; and your Father Who sees in secret will reward you openly.

5 Also when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by people. Truly I tell you, they have their reward in full already.

6 But when you pray, go into your [most] private room, and, closing the door, pray to your Father, Who is in secret; and your Father, Who sees in secret, will reward you in the open. AMP


Matt 6:1 Examine your motives to make sure youre not showing off when you do your good deeds, only to be admired by others; otherwise, you will lose the reward of your heavenly Father.

2So when you give to the poor, dont announce it and make a show of it just to be seen by people, like the hypocrites in the streets and in the marketplace. Theyve already received their reward!

3But when you demonstrate generosity, do it with pure motives and without drawing attention to yourself.

4Give secretly and your Father, who sees all you do, will reward you openly.

5Whenever you pray, be sincere and not like the pretenders who love the attention they receive while praying before others in the meetings and on street corners. Believe me, theyve already received in full their reward.

6But whenever you pray, go into your innermost chamber and be alone with Father God, praying to him in secret. And your Father, who sees all you do, will reward you openly. TPT

DAVID/SAUL 1 Sam 26:23 The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the Lord delivered you into my hands today, but I would not stretch forth my hand against the Lord's anointed. AMP

1 Thess 1:10 And [how you] look forward to and await the coming of His Son from heaven, Whom He raised from the dead Jesus, Who personally rescues and delivers us out of and from the wrath [bringing punishment] which is coming [upon the impenitent] and draws us to Himself [investing us with all the privileges and rewards of the new life in Christ, the Messiah]. AMP

Ps 57:2 I will cry to God Most High, Who performs on my behalf and rewards me [Who brings to pass His purposes for me and surely completes them]! AMP ↕↕↕

Ps 57:2 I will cry out to you, the God of the highest heaven, the mighty God, who performs all these wonders for me. TPT

Rev 22:12 "Yes, I'm on my way! I'll be there soon! I'm bringing my payroll with me. I'll pay all people in full for their life's work.

13 I'm A to Z, the First and the Final, Beginning and Conclusion. MSG


Rev 22:12 Behold, I am coming quickly!I bring my reward with me to repay everyone according to their works. TPT

2 Chron 15:7 Be strong, therefore, and let not your hands be weak and slack, for your work shall be rewarded. AMP

Jer 31:16 Thus says the Lord: Restrain your voice from weeping and your eyes from tears, for your work shall be rewarded, says the Lord; and [your children] shall return from the enemy's land.

17 And there is hope for your future, says the Lord; your children shall come back to their own country. AMP


Jer 31:16 But God says, "Stop your incessant weeping, hold back your tears.

Collect wages from your grief work." God's Decree. "They'll be coming back home!

17 There's hope for your children." God's Decree. MSG

Deut 11:21 That your days and the days of your children may be multiplied in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers to give them, as long as the heavens are above the earth. AMP


Deut 11:21 so that you'll live a long time, and your children with you, on the soil that God promised to give your ancestors for as long as there is a sky over the Earth. MSG

Heb 11:26 He considered the contempt and abuse and shame [borne for] the Christ (the Messiah Who was to come) to be greater wealth than all the treasures of Egypt, for he looked forward and away to the reward (recompense). AMP


Heb 11:26 He found his true wealth in suffering abuse for being anointed more than in anything the world could offer him, for his eyes looked with wonder not on the immediate, but on the ultimatefaiths great reward! TPT

FUTURE AND NOW CROWN James 1:12 Blessed (happy, to be envied) is the man who is patient under trial and stands up under temptation, for when he has stood the test and been approved, he will receive [the victor's] crown of life which God has promised to those who love Him. AMP


James 1:12 Anyone who meets a testing challenge head-on and manages to stick it out is mighty fortunate. For such persons loyally in love with God, the reward is life and more life. MSG ↕↕↕

James 1:12 If your faith remains strong, even while surrounded by lifes difficulties, you will continue to experience the untold blessings of God! True happiness comes as you pass the test with faith, and receive the victorious crown of life promised to every lover of God! TPT


2 Tim 4:8 [As to what remains] henceforth there is laid up for me the [victor's] crown of righteousness [for being right with God and doing right], which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me and recompense me on that [great] day and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved and yearned for and welcomed His appearing (His return). AMP


2 Tim 4:8 All that's left now is the shouting God's applause! Depend on it, he's an honest judge. He'll do right not only by me, but by everyone eager for his coming. MSG


2 Tim 4:8 Theres a crown of righteousness waiting in heaven for me, and I know that my Lord will reward me on his day of righteous judgment. And this crown is not only waiting for me, but for all who love and long for his unveiling. TPT

1 Peter 5:4 And [then] when the Chief Shepherd is revealed, you will win the conqueror's crown of glory. AMP


1Pet 5:4 And when the Shepherd-King appears, you will win the victors crown of glory that never fades away. TPT

Isa 28:5 At that time, God-of-the-Angel-Armies will be the beautiful crown on the head of what's left of his people:

6 Energy and insights of justice to those who guide and decide, strength and prowess to those who guard and protect. MSG

Isa 62:3 You shall also be [so beautiful and prosperous as to be thought of as] a crown of glory and honor in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem [exceedingly beautiful] in the hand of your God.

4 You [Judah] shall no more be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land be called Desolate any more. But you shall be called Hephzibah [My delight is in her], and your land be called Beulah [married]; for the Lord delights in you, and your land shall be married [owned and protected by the Lord]. AMP


Isa 62:3 You'll be a stunning crown in the palm of God's hand, a jeweled gold cup held high in the hand of your God.

4 No more will anyone call you Rejected, and your country will no more be called Ruined. You'll be called Hephzibah (My Delight), and your land Beulah (Married), Because God delights in you and your land will be like a wedding celebration. MSG