If the Bible says that we will be rewarded for our actions, how should that impact our motivation and our decisions?
What does the Bible say about followers of Jesus being rewarded for their actions?
How can we tell if we are doing a good job in life? It's probably not from a Facebook poll.
What if we could be recognized with a grand entrance into somewhere better than any place on earth?
Sometimes, asking to get what we deserve is a dangerous thing.
Where can we keep what is valuable, where it won't be subject to the decay and corruption of this fallen world?
Most decisions in life result in a tradeoff - a cost vs. benefit choice. Some paths yield a lot better results than others, though.
Being stuck with too many unpleasant things is no fun. What if we could have an abundance of something much, much better?
Opportunities that look attractive will regularly pop up. We must choose the best ones to focus on, though, so that we don't get pulled away from what is most important.
Life is not a game, but we need to make choices with an eye to succeeding in the "end-game", and towards getting to the outcome that we want.
The truth about following Jesus doesn't need our help to sugar-coat it. While our message must be presented in a relevant way, the world needs to see the whole picture.
Following Jesus is rewarding, but it is not without a cost. Let us continue our investment with dedication and perseverance.