For those of us who are not parents already, imagine you got married, and you have a child. For actual parents just put your children into this ‘exercise’.
Now, everyone; How much would you be required to pay your child to love, respect or obey you? What about if they do all these things, how much would you be obligated to pay them? Would it still be called ‘Love’?
We need to stop letting greed, myopia and carnality be our motivation! [Since we consider and look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are visible are temporal (brief and fleeting), but the things that are invisible are deathless and everlasting. -2 CORINTHIANS 4:18]
God is not going to bless you, or ‘reward’ you for doing good things anymore than he already has (If you have the Spirit) [1CORINTHIANS 1:4-7 / EPHESIANS 1:3-7]. His promise was for eternal life [JOHN 3:15-17]. If he keeps giving you stuff just because you were polite, kind, humble, patient, or obedient (like you ought…LUKE 17:7-10) then you are not practicing love… LOVE is 1 CORINTHIANS 13:1-8… LOVE IS GOD… LOVE IS JESUS.
Please note: this message is to Christians… True Believers… Those who look to Jesus and believe he alone is their justification, their example and their Lord.
You don’t have to believe me, but in heaven, we’ll all look like Jesus [1 JOHN 3:2] to various extents…and the only rewards we’re receiving is further responsibilities in the age to come… [ REVELATION OF JOHN 20:4-6]
Dear Family, We already have eternal life, we already have GOD and each our lives should be experiences of EVERYDAY JESUS.