Reward is with Him
I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his
work shall be. Rev. 22:12.
Our work here is soon to close, and every man will receive his reward according
to his own labor. I was shown the saints' reward, the immortal inheritance,
and saw that those who had endured the most for the truth's sake will not
think they have had a hard time, but will count heaven cheap enough.
bears its burden of record of unfulfilled duties, of neglect, of selfishness,
of deception, of fraud, of overreaching. What an amount of evil works is accumulating
for the final judgment! When Christ shall come, "His reward is with him,
and his work before him," to render to every man according as his works
have been. What a revelation will then be made! What confusion of face to
some as the acts of their lives are revealed upon the pages of history.
and every wrong act, and its influence upon others, is traced out by the Searcher
of hearts, to whom every secret is revealed. And the reward will be according
to the motives which prompted the action.
of Christ is near and hasteth greatly. The time in which to labor is short,
and men and women are perishing. . . .
the converting power of God to take hold of us, that we may understand the
needs of a perishing world. The burden of my message to you is: Get ready,
get ready to meet the Lord. Trim your lamps, and let the light of truth shine
forth into the byways and the hedges. There is a world to be warned of the
near approach of the end of all things. . . .
seek a new conversion. We need the presence of the Holy Spirit of God with
us, that our hearts may be softened and that we may not bring a harsh spirit
into the work. I pray that the Holy Spirit may take full possession of our
hearts. Let us act like children of God who are looking to Him for counsel,
ready to work out His plans wherever presented. God will be glorified by such
a people, and those who witness our zeal will say: Amen and amen.
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