In view of Jesus Christ"s soon return Christians should be diligent to lay up treasure in heaven while we have the time Matthew Bibliography Constable, Thomas. Thomas Constable". Revelation In conformity with the general tenor of the Apocalypse, this verse is to be regarded as addressed only to the righteous. The word reward in it is not to be understood in a neutral sense, but as indicating what it naturally means.
Every man whose work is pleasing to the Lord shall receive the welcome and the blessing which the faithful Lord is ready to bestow. Bibliography Schaff, Philip. The Lord wants us to realize there will be no time for change at his sudden coming. When he comes again, all will be rewarded according to their works Galatians ; 2 Corinthians , therefore we need to resolve to hear and follow him now.
Bibliography Hampton, Gary. The texts read "is". Bibliography Bullinger, Ethelbert William.
Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Behold, I come quickly - cf. My reward is with me - Isaiah ; Isaiah To give back to each: here we have the truth declared by St. Paul uttered in words borrowed from Isaiah Isaiah Bibliography Ellicott, Charles John. Verse And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. The imminence of the things envisioned was here reemphasized in the word quickly to the degree of having become repetitious, but for that precise purpose--the alerting of the saints in every part of the Roman world.
The reminder that my reward is with me was a dual pronouncement of threat and promise. There would be the execution of judgment on the characters represented by the beasts and their followers; and the bestowal of the trophies of victory and reward to the saints of the tribulation. This distribution of reward and retribution was announced in the words: to give every man according as his work shall be.
Here again was the statement of an eternal principle with an everlasting application, the basis of which was in the fact as applied to the visional circumstances; but was nevertheless indicative of the truth couched in numerous epistolary references Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; Romans ; 1 Corinthians --that judgment by works is not subject to a single judicial decision, but is a continual process in the lives of men. Copyright Statement These files are a derivative of an electronic edition available at BibleSupport.
Public Domain. Bibliography Wallace, Foy E. Wallace's Commentary on the Book of Revelation".
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Bibliography Torrey, R. I come quickly is explained at Revelation My reward is with me. When Jesus comes again it will not be for the purpose of setting up an other reign on the earth, for all of His reign will then come to a close 1 Corinthians The lot of both just and unjust will have been decided at that time, and Christ will be coming to bestow the reward according to that decision.
It is in that sense that the reward will be with Him—not coming merely to announce what it is going to be. He will at that time recompense either "tribulation" or "rest" upon mankind 2 Thessalonians , which is the meaning of the present passage.
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The basis on which the rewards will be distributed is according as his work shall be. Bibliography Zerr, E. Revelation And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.
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This is the second appearance and coming of Jesus Christ. See Revelation And my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. Read Isaiah ; Isaiah ; Revelation compared with Matthew ; Luke ; Matthew The Lord Jesus Christ will give a reward to the wicked and ungodly, according to the merit and desert of their works; and he will also give to the righteous and godly a reward of grace according to their good works.
To them who by patient continuance in well doing, seek for glory, and honour, and immortality; eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness; indignation and wrath; tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the gentile.
But glory, honour, and peace to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the gentile. For there is no respect of persons with God. For as many as have sinned without law, shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the Law, shall be judged by the law.
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Writings Search. Before Christ Edersheim Flavius Josephus more. Illustrations Search. The Quotation Archive Add a Quotation. Parallel Search. Tozer Charles Spurgeon Voice of the Lord more. Miscellaneous Bible Maps. Most scholars believe this is the place where Christians, and perhaps believers of all ages, stand before Jesus to receive His evaluation of their lives, resulting in everlasting reward or loss of reward based on the degree of their faithfulness to walk in the path of good works God set for them in eternity past Eph.
Paul writes about this judgment in several places:. In warning us about this judgment, Paul seeks to use final accountability before Christ as motivation for renouncing ungodliness and pursuing faithful living. Pilate sits on the bema Matt. Paul does not specify the exact time of this judgment. However, it seems reasonable to conclude that it is tied to our resurrection rather than to our death so that the full impact of our earthly lives — which continues after our departure from earth — may be fully evaluated and rewarded. In 1 Cor. The One who evaluates me is the Lord.
And then praise will come to each one from God. This judgment is a full disclosure of our words and deeds, as Christ uncovers even our secret conversations, as well as our thoughts, intentions, and motivations. For those who have squandered their Christian lives, they witness their worthless works consumed in the fires of judgment. Daniel Hays, J. Scott Duvall, and C. Marvin Pate. Believers are accountable for individual actions and are not exempt from doing good. Eschatology and ethics are bound tightly together. But what about unbelievers?
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