What is a reward?

Reward in the Webster's Dictionary means:

To give money or another kind of payment to (someone or something) for something good that has been done.


Reward in the Greek is the word Misthos.


1. Dues paid for work.

2. Reward: used of the fruit naturally resulting from toils and endeavours.

3. In both senses, rewards and punishments.


Reward in the Hebrew is the word Eqeb.


1. Consequence

2. Gain

3. Reward


God has instituted - The law of life.

1. Every person reaps, what they have sown.

Galatians 6:7

"Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."


2. God is fair and impartial in his judgment, of what a person has sown.

Romans 2:11

"For there is no respect of persons with God."


God is the giver of the reward and the recompense, due the person; rather good or evil.

Isaiah 1:19-20

"If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:

20 But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the Lord 

hath spoken it."


Romans 2:4-10

"Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering;

not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath

against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;

6 Who will render to every man according to his deeds:

7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and

immortality, eternal life:

8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey

unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, 9 Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul

of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;

10 But glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first,

and also to the Gentile."


Job 34:11

"For the work of a man shall he render unto him."


Psalm 62:12

"Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work."


Jeremiah 17:10

"I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and

according to the fruit of his doings."


Jeremiah 32:17-19

"Ah Lord God! Behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched

out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:

18 Thou shewest loving-kindness unto thousands, and recompensest the iniquity of the fathers into

the bosom of their children after them: the Great, the Mighty God, the Lord of hosts, is his name,

19 Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men:

to give everyone according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings."


Proverbs 24:12

"If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? And he that

keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? And shall not he render to every man according to his works?"


Isaiah 3:10-11

"Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

11 Woe unto the wicked! It shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be given him."


Ezekiel 18:30

"Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, everyone according to his ways, saith the Lord God.

Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin."


1 Corinthians 3:8

"Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward

according to his own labour."


Matthew 16:27

"For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward

every man according to his works."


God rewards us, while we are on the earth.

God rewards us in Heaven, when we die.

Hebrews 9:27

"And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment."


2 Corinthians 5:10

"For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may receive the things

done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad."


Matthew 25:34-46

"Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father,

inherit the kingdom

prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink:

I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye

came unto me.

37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred,

and fed thee? Or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? Or naked, and clothed thee?

39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?

40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as

ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into

everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

42 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no


43 I was a stranger, and ye took me not in: naked, and ye clothed me not: sick, and

in prison, and ye visited me not.

44 Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or

athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?

45 Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it

not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.

46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life



Revelation 2:19-23

"I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the

last to be more than the first.

20 Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel,

which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and

to eat things sacrificed unto idols.

21 And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation,

except they repent of their deeds.

23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth

the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works."


Revelation 20:11-14

"And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven

fled away; and there was found no place for them.

12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another

book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were

written in the books, according to their works.

13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were

 in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death."


Revelation 22:12

"And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according

as his work shall be."



As you have read, God rewards and recompenses to every person, justly - as they deserve.

Be not deceived, you will reap what you have sown; on this earth; from God.

Your reward or recompense will be eternal, after your departure from the earth.

Choose wisely what it is you desire to receive from God, and live accordingly.

Not everyone that passes into Heaven, receives the same rewards.

Not everyone receives a grest big mansion, in Heaven.

God has clearly stated that reward is given in conjunction; to one's work for him.

What are you doing to receive a reward from God?

Be wise - Begin today to store up for yourselves; Treasures in Heaven.


Enjoy Your Journey

Ann Elizabeth

RealOron Founder & President

Reference: The Holy Bible (King James Version)

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