Est.6:1 On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.
There is a due season for every well doing and every well doing is a seed sown for a certain day of harvest.
Gal6:9 And let us not be weary in well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Oh, there is a day of harvest. Nothing you ever did for someone in the name of Christ is ever missed by your Daddy-God. Not only will you reap in this life but in the life to come. Never let anybody be an excuse for you to relent in well doing. While much emphasis may not be placed on what we do as a prerequisite for eternal life. What we do is particularly important in eternal life; in that it works for us a great reward. Imagine the reward that will be given to the believer if a gentile king can so honour a man who did him good.
GOD REWARDS OUR DEEDS
2Co 5:10 For one day we will all be openly revealed before Christ on his throne so that each of us will be duly recompensed for our actions DONE in life, whether good or worthless. TPT
For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done. Matt 16:27NIV
Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.2 Tim 4:14
DOING WELL BRINGS GLORY TO GOD
In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matt 5:16 ESV
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith. Gal 6:10
FOR THE SAKE OF UNBELIEVERS
Soul winning is at the core of the gospel and what better way to win souls than to do well.
Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation 1 Pet 2:12
It helps others see who God really is through your deeds.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil. Luke 6:35
Jesus lives in the believer and it is our good works and not necessarily words that reveal him to them. It is a sign to unbelievers that we believe in God truly.
For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead. James 2:26
The works spoken of in the above verse is not works of the Law but good works. Yes! Faith without good works is dead faith as far as people are concerned. It is our good works that show unbelievers that we truly have faith. Not our prayers, or confessions or tract sharing or even preaching. Good works prove to unbelievers that we have faith in God.
OUR GOOD WORKS CAN STIR OTHER BLIEVERS UP TO DO GOOD WORKS TOO
And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, Heb. 10:24
When you do good works, other believers can be stirred up as well to do right things. While you do not do good for people to notice, it should be at the fore of our minds that others can be stirred up to do good if only we do not quit doing what is right. For instance, in a place of work where corruption is the order of the day, doing what is right can inspire other people who do not have the courage to do what is right without fear of any retribution.
HOW WE SHOULD DO GOOD
Do you know everything you do can fetch you eternal rewards if done right? By doing it right means you do them as though it was to God directly. Your office job, your entrepreneurial enterprise, your home chores etc. everything you do can fetch rewards if done with the right mind set and correct understanding. To maximize our actions for profit in this life and in the life to come here are a few ways those things can be done:
AS UNTO THE LORD
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Col 3:23
Every good thing we do for people, we do it for the lord.
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. Matt 25:40 NIV
We must understand that our good works are not done for anybody. So, even if we do not receive a thank you, the one who we did it to and for will not but reward us. Your good deeds are to God, however when we expect men to repay, then we automatically forfeit the more rewarding bounty from the Lord for our good works.
WITHOUT DRAWING ATTENTION TO YOURSELF
So that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Matt 6:4
Giving sometimes may be done openly with cameras and the likes, but especially when people have donated, and proof must be shown of our good work to the donors. However, when the act is not involving accountability to anyone, it is best to do such acts secretly expecting our ever-loving Father to reward our good works.
If a gentile king was duty bound to reward a man who had done well, how much more our heavenly Father?
As the bible drew to a close in the very last chapter of Revelation, one of the most profound words of Jesus himself is that he will reward every man’s work. Your work matters more than you think as far as rewards are concerned and the believer ought to take this very seriously.
Rev 22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.
God is a rewarder. He takes pleasure in rewarding good deeds and nothing you do escapes his attention.
Every time you give to the poor you make a loan to the Lord. Don’t worry—you’ll be repaid in full for all the good you’ve done. Pro 19:17 TPT
Let us excel in doing good; not only will you be rewarded in the spirit, but also abound towards you in the in all material ramification. Be abundantly blessed.