GOD IS OUR REWARD 1-2-20 VIDEO
Our reward is not just limited to land or money. It is whatever the desires of our hearts are. Abrahams reward was a son. God did more than just one son but gave many as the stars and the grains of sand. Every word is something given as a gift to someone. Sometimes because a service is done, or just because the giver wants to do so because of his love and honor for someone. REWARD is an honoring or a strengthening.
FAITH BRINGS REWARDS 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 PAUL KNOCKED DOWN NOT OUT
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."
2 But Abram said, "Lord God, what will You give me, seeing I go childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"
3 Then Abram said, "Look, You have given me no offspring; indeed one born in my house is my heir!"
4 And behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, "This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir."
5 Then He brought him outside and said, "Look now toward heaven, and count the stars if you are able to number them." And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be."
6 And he believed in the Lord, and He accounted it to him for righteousness. NKJV ↕↕↕
Gen 15:1 After all these things, this word of God came to Abram in a vision: "Don't be afraid, Abram. I'm your shield. Your reward will be grand!"
2 Abram said, "God, Master, what use are your gifts as long as I'm childless and Eliezer of Damascus is going to inherit everything?"
3 Abram continued, "See, you've given me no children, and now a mere house servant is going to get it all."
4 Then God's Message came: "Don't worry, he won't be your heir; a son from your body will be your heir."
5 Then he took him outside and said, "Look at the sky. Count the stars. Can you do it? Count your descendants! You're going to have a big family, Abram!"
6 And he believed! Believed God! God declared him "Set-Right-with-God." MSG
Heb 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please and be satisfactory to Him. For whoever would come near to God must [necessarily] believe that God exists and that He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him [out]. AMP ↕↕↕
HEB 11:6 And without faith living within us it would be impossible to please God. For we come to God in faith knowing that he is real and that he rewards the faith of those who give all their passion and strength into seeking him. TPT
Hebrews 11:6. There is no substitute reward for faith. faiths return exceeds any other sense of achievement. Faith knows that God is; those who desire to respond to his invitation to draw near, realize by faith that he is lifes most perfect gift. Mirror
Luke 6:22 Blessed (happy with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition and to be envied) are you when people despise (hate) you, and when they exclude and excommunicate you [as disreputable] and revile and denounce you and defame and cast out and spurn your name as evil (wicked) on account of the Son of Man.
23 Rejoice and be glad at such a time and exult and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is rich and great and strong and intense and abundant in heaven; for even so their forefathers treated the prophets. AMP
Luke 6:22 "Count yourself blessed every time someone cuts you down or throws you out, every time someone smears or blackens your name to discredit me. What it means is that the truth is too close for comfort and that that person is uncomfortable.
23 You can be glad when that happens skip like a lamb, if you like! for even though they don't like it, I do . . . and all heaven applauds. And know that you are in good company; my preachers and witnesses have always been treated like this. MSG
LU 6:22 How favored you become when you are hated, excommunicated, or slandered, or when your name is spoken of as evil because of your love for me, the Son of Man.
23I promise you that as you experience these things, you will celebrate and dance with overflowing joy. And the heavenly reward of your faith will be abundant, because you are being treated the same way as your forefathers the prophets. TPT
Ps 58:11 Men will say, Surely there is a reward for the [uncompromisingly] righteous; surely there is a God Who judges on the earth. AMP
Ps 58:11 Everyone cheering, "It's worth it to play by the rules! God's handing out trophies and tending the earth!" MSG
PS 58:11 Then everyone will say, There is a God who judges the judges
and There is a great reward in loving God! TPT
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
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
Rom 6:22. Consider your life now; there are no outstanding debts; you owe sin nothing! A life bonded to God yields a sacred expression of his character, and completes your experience of what life was always meant to be. Mirror
Prov 22:4 The reward of humility and the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life. AMP
Prov 22:4 The payoff for meekness and Fear-of-God is plenty and honor and a satisfying life. MSG
PROV 22:4 Laying your life down in tender surrender before the Lord will bring life, prosperity, and honor as your reward. TPT
Isa 45:19 I have not spoken in secret, in a corner of the land of darkness; I did not call the descendants of Jacob [to a fruitless service], saying, Seek Me for nothing [but I promised them a just reward]. I, the Lord, speak righteousness (the truth trustworthy, straightforward correspondence between deeds and words); I declare things that are right. AMP
Matt 10:41 Accepting a messenger of God is as good as being God's messenger. Accepting someone's help is as good as giving someone help. This is a large work I've called you into, but don't be overwhelmed by it. It's best to start small.
42 Give a cool cup of water to someone who is thirsty, for instance. The smallest act of giving or receiving makes you a true apprentice. You won't lose out on a thing." MSG
MT 10:41 Whoever receives a prophet because he is Gods messenger will share a prophets reward. And whoever welcomes a good and godly man because he follows me will also share in his reward.
42And whoever gives a cup of cold water to one of my humble disciples, I promise you, he will not go unrewarded. TPT
MATT 6:3 But 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
2 Tim 2:10 Therefore I [am ready to] persevere and stand my ground with patience and endure everything for the sake of the elect [God's chosen], so that they too may obtain [the] salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with [the reward of] eternal glory. AMP
2 TIM 2:10 endure all these hardships for the benefit of the chosen ones in Christ so that they may also discover the overcoming life that is in Jesus Christ, and experience a glory that lasts forever! 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 JN 1:8 Be on your guard so that you do not lose all that we have diligently worked for but receive a full reward. TPT
Dan 12:13 "And you? Go about your business without fretting or worrying. Relax. When it's all over, you will be on your feet to receive your reward." MSG
Matt 6:18 God doesn't require attention-getting devices. He won't overlook what you are doing; he'll reward you well. MSG
John 12:26 "If any of you wants to serve me, then follow me. Then you'll be where I am, ready to serve at a moment's notice. The Father will honor and reward anyone who serves me. MSG
JN 12:26 If you want to be my disciple, follow me and you will go where I am going. And if you truly follow me as my disciple, the Father will shower his favor upon your life. TPT
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
2 Peter 1:8 With these qualities active and growing in your lives, no grass will grow under your feet, no day will pass without its reward as you mature in your experience of our Master Jesus. MSG
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 Whatever you do, put your whole heart and soul into it, as into work done for God, and not merely for men - knowing that your real reward, a heavenly one, will come from God, since you are actually employed by Christ, and not just by your earthly master. PHILLIPS
COL 3:24 we know that we will receive a reward, an inheritance from the Lord, as we serve the Lord Yahweh, the Anointed One! 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
Matt 16:27 For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory (majesty, splendor) of His Father with His angels, and then He will render account and reward every man in accordance with what he has done. AMP
Matt 16:27 "Don't be in such a hurry to go into business for yourself. Before you know it the Son of Man will arrive with all the splendor of his Father, accompanied by an army of angels. You'll get everything you have coming to you, a personal gift. MSG
MT 16:27 It has been decreed that I, the Son of Man, will one day return with my messengers and in the splendor and majesty of my Father. And then I will reward each person according to what they have done. TPT