Jesus is your foundation. You will be rewarded for your spiritual good works.

Jesus is your foundation. You will be rewarded for your spiritual good works.

“For no other foundation [themelios] can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” (1Cor 3:11)

“each one will receive his own reward [misthos] according to his own labor.” (1Cor 3:8)

“that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love” (Eph 3:17)

“rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.” (Col 2:7)

“if indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard” (Col 1:23)

“He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock.” (Lk 6:38)

“the household of God, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone” (Eph 2:19,20)

“Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share, storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.” (1Tim 6:18-19)

“Nevertheless the solid foundation of God stands, having this seal [sphragis]: The Lord knows those who are His, and, Let everyone who names the name of Christ[fn] depart from iniquity.” (2Tim 2:19)

“But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.” (1Pet 5:10)

“lest, after he has laid the foundation, and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him” (Lk 14:29)

“You, LORD, in the beginning laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of Your hands.” (Heb 1:10)

“Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” (Matt 5:12)

“For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong [este] to Christ, assuredly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.” (Mk 9:41)

“But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great” (Lk 6:35)

“Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.” (Rom 5:5)

“For if these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (2Pet 1:8)

“But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect [teleios] and complete, lacking nothing.” (Jm 1:4)

“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” (Jn 15:5)

“Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (Jn 14:6)

Reading: Isa 19-21; 1Cor 3