We are called to live a life of faith and service as believers, seeking to glorify God in everything we do.
This calling includes doing deeds of kindness and good deeds, serving others with humility and compassion, and trying to impact the world positively.
The Bible warns us against performing good deeds merely for praise or reward, but it also assures us that God will reward us for our good works.
God Will Reward You For Your Good Works Bible Verse
We will take into account passages from the Bible that discuss the benefits of faithful service and investigate doable ways for us to live out this calling daily.
This article will provide guidance and inspiration via these verses to assist you on your journey, whether you want to strengthen your faith, find inspiration amid difficulties, or better understand God’s promises and plans for your life.
Hebrews 6:10 (ESV) – Your Work Will Be Rewarded
For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do.
Colossians 3:23-24 (ESV) – Whatever You Do, Do It For God
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.
Revelation 3:11 (ESV) – Continue With Your God’s Work
I am coming soon. Hold fast what you have, so that no one may seize your crown.
Titus 1:16 (ESV) – Do The Work Of Christ He Sent You
They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good work.
Luke 6:35 (ESV) – Let love Lead
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.
Romans 11:6 (ESV) – Never Abuse Grace
But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be grace.
2 John 1:8 (ESV) – Watch Yourself
Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward.
Revelation 2:10 (ESV) – Be Faithful To God’s Word
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Matthew 5:16 (ESV) – Light Your Shine
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.
Revelation 22:12 (ESV)- God Will reward us Soon
“Behold, I am coming soon, bringing my recompense with me, to repay each one for what he has done.
1 John 2:2 (ESV)
He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.
2 Peter 3:9 (ESV)
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
Psalm 37:1-40 (ESV)
Of David. Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb.
Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. …
1 Corinthians 15:58 (ESV)
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
Colossians 3:17 (ESV)
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Ephesians 2:8-9 (ESV)
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
Galatians 5:14 (ESV)
For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
Romans 8:32 (ESV)
He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?
Romans 8:28 (ESV)
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Matthew 6:25-33 (ESV)
“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.
Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. …
1 Timothy 2:1-15 (ESV)
First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.
This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, …
Colossians 3:24 (ESV)
Knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.
Matthew 25:21 (ESV)
His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Deuteronomy 8:18 (ESV)
You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
Revelation 19:1-5 (ESV)
After this I heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, “Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God,
for his judgments are true and just; for he has judged the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her immorality, and has avenged on her the blood of his servants.” Once more they cried out, “Hallelujah! The smoke from her goes up forever and ever.”
And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who was seated on the throne, saying, “Amen. Hallelujah!” And from the throne came a voice saying, “Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, small and great.” …
Revelation 20:11-15 (ESV)
Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them. And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life.
And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done. And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had done.
Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
2 Peter 3:1-5 (ESV)
This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles, knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires.
They will say, “Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.” For they deliberately overlook this fact, that the heavens existed long ago, and the earth was formed out of water and through water by the word of God, …
James 3:1 (ESV)
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.
2 Timothy 4:7-8 (ESV)
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing.
2 Timothy 3:17 (ESV)
That the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
Ephesians 2:10 (ESV)
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
2 Corinthians 5:10 (ESV)
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.
Revelation 16:16 (ESV)
And they assembled them at the place that in Hebrew is called Armageddon.
Revelation 14:13 (ESV)
And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!”
Revelation 3:21 (ESV)
The one who conquers, I will grant him to sit with me on my throne, as I also conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.
Revelation 2:26 (ESV)
The one who conquers and who keeps my works until the end, to him I will give authority over the nations,
2 Peter 2:1-5 (ESV)
But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed. And in their greed they will exploit you with false words. Their condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; if he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly; …
1 Peter 5:4 (ESV)
And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.
James 2:26 (ESV)
For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.
Hebrews 10:24 (ESV)
And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,
Titus 2:14 (ESV)
Who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
2 Thessalonians 1:5 (ESV)
This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering—
1 Thessalonians 1:3 (ESV)
Remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:14 (ESV)
If the work that anyone has built on the foundation survives, he will receive a reward.
Romans 14:12 (ESV)
So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.
Revelation 20:4-6 (ESV)
Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed.
Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands.
They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended.
This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years.
Revelation 20:4 (ESV)
Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
The Bible teaches us that our good works and acts of service are not in vain and that God sees and rewards our faithful obedience.
While we should not do good work for recognition or reward, we can take heart in the promise that our efforts will ultimately bear fruit if we persevere in our faith and service.
As believers, we are called to live a life of faith and service, seeking to positively impact the world around us and honor God in all that we do.
By doing so, we fulfill our calling as Christians and position ourselves to receive the blessings and rewards that come from faithful obedience.
As we strive to live out this calling, let us take heart in the promises of God and continue to do good works with humility, compassion, and a spirit of service, knowing that we serve a God who sees and rewards our faithful obedience.