Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
Let no one defraud you of your prize, priding himself on his humility and on his worship of the angels, and taking his stand on the visions he has seen, and idly puffed up with his unspiritual thoughts.
Be joyful and triumphant, because your reward is great in the Heavens; for so were the Prophets before you persecuted.
"But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father who is in Heaven.
Every one who receives a prophet, because he is a prophet, will receive a prophet's reward, and every one who receives a righteous man, because he is a righteous man, will receive a righteous man's reward.
Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
and you will be blessed, because they have no means of requiting you, but there will be requital for you at the Resurrection of the righteous."
To each man He will make an award corresponding to his actions;
But in the case of a man who works, pay is not reckoned a favour but a debt;
1 Corinthians 3:8
Now in aim and purpose the planter and the waterer are one; and yet each will receive his own special reward, answering to his own special work.
1 Corinthians 9:17
And if I preach willingly, I receive my wages; but if against my will, a stewardship has nevertheless been entrusted to me.
You well know that whatever right thing any one does, he will receive a requital for it from the Lord, whether he is a slave or a free man.
And because of this He is the negotiator of a new Covenant, in order that, since a life has been given in atonement for the offences committed under the first Covenant, those who have been called may receive the eternal inheritance which has been promised to them.
Therefore do not cast from you your confident hope, for it will receive a vast reward.
But where there is no faith it is impossible truly to please Him; for the man who draws near to God must believe that there is a God and that He proves Himself a rewarder of those who earnestly try to find Him.
If a man wishes to be my servant, let him follow me; and where I am, there too shall my servant be. If a man wishes to be my servant, the Father will honour him.
Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an Apostle, set apart to proclaim God's Good News,
and whoever in this way devotedly serves Christ, God takes pleasure in him, and men highly commend him.
1 Corinthians 7:22
For a Christian, if he was a slave when called, is the Lord's freed man, and in the same way a free man, if called, becomes the slave of Christ.
For is it man's favour or God's that I aspire to? Or am I seeking to please men? If I were still a man-pleaser, I should not be Christ's bondservant.
Let it not be in acts of eye-service as if you had but to please men, but as Christ's bondservants who are doing God's will from the heart.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a bondservant and Apostle of Jesus Christ: To those to whom there has been allotted the same precious faith as that which is ours through the righteousness of our God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ.
Jude, a bondservant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James: To those who are in God the Father, enfolded in His love, and kept for Jesus Christ, and called.