•Serving the Lord is highly rewarding, and we serve Him out of love and for rewards.
Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that has left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel’s, sake. But he shall receive an hundredfold NOW in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
To him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am sat down with my Father in his throne.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me…
+++Think about this, Christ lives in you. How? Through the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
19 What? know all of you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which all of you have of God, and all of you are not your own?
20 For all of you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.
+++The Holy Spirit is in you so Christ can live through you. Remember you were crucified (died) with Christ when He died on the cross. Your newness of life now is all about Christ. When you think it’s in His mind (you have the mind of Christ). When you speak, it’s His Words which is in your heart. When you act it’s In His strength and the Power of His Might.
For it is God which works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
+++Remember you have laid down (sacrificed) your life in Christ. Now the life you live is for Christ and His glory.
+++Blessed you are and blessed you will always be and to God be all the glory. Amen!
•In Christ you are a victorious over comer. Think about this. Amen!
God continue to bless you, Ozzie, as He uses you to bless us. What an astonishing promise. I am thy exceeding great reward. That is, God Himself IS the reward! How do we say thanks for THAT?!