Posts Tagged ‘Heavenly reward’

Matthew 19:27-29 The Disciples’ Reward

The Disciples reward is nothing compared to God's presence

The Disciples reward is nothing compared to God’s presence

Jesus and His disciples had just encountered the rich young man. He went away sorrowful because of Jesus’ requirement that God be first in his life. Now it is just Jesus and His disciples together in whatever location this is.

Jesus has just told His disciples how difficult it is for the rich to enter Heaven. The disciples want to know who can enter Heaven then. No one, apart from Jesus. With man it is impossible, but with God all things are possible.

Peter asks about the disciples’ commitment. They have given up everything to follow Jesus. Will they have a place in God’s Kingdom? Will God reward them for their sacrifice? Read more »