Author Bruce Wilkinson discovered what he was taught and what he believed about eternal rewards seemed to be contradictory to Jesusâ€™ teaching. So he set out on a five year study on the subject of rewards. In A Life God Rewards, Bruce uses the Bible to explain what he learned and shows us that our belief and our behavior determine how we will spend eternity.
He makes it clear how our belief determines how we spend eternity. Good works wonâ€™t get us into heaven. The gift of salvation in Jesus gets us unto heaven. Period. Bruce tackles this touchy subject for many people. Our good works determine our rewards.
Good works are our behavior that determines how we spend eternity. Bruce shows us there are varying degrees of rewards for those who are in heaven and varying degrees of suffering for those who are in hell. These rewards from good works are all determined while we are still alive on earth.
This book is small but it has a lot of information. I would recommend looking up and studying all the Bible verses that Bruce uses to explain rewards. Did you know the Greek words for â€œrewardâ€ means wages and repay? We are getting reimbursed for our good works done here on earth. After reading this book, you will look at all you do, whether it is for God or not, in a different light. Bruce reminds us of two things, the final promise of Jesus, â€œBehold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with me, to give to every one according to his workâ€ (Revelation 22:12) and the best reward is when Jesus says, â€œWell done, good and faithful servant!â€ I would recommend this book for anyone wanting to learn more about the Bible and Jesus' love for us.
This book is in my personal library and I received nothing in exchange for my honest opinion.