I’ve been thinking lately about the parable of the talents in
Matthew 25:14-30, specifically verse 21 where the master says to the slave, “Well done, good and faithful servant … enter into the joy of your master.”
Most of us who have been believers for a while long to hear Jesus speak those words to us: “Well done, good and faithful servant … enter into the joy of your Master.” Although there are no tears in heaven, I have trouble imagining hearing those words and not welling up. To know that He sees us and that our actions have influenced eternity and brought pleasure to Him … is there anything more satisfying?
But I’m rethinking that scene in heaven just a bit. Oh, I still believe that God wants us to be good stewards of what He’s given us, and I believe that He will reward those who follow Him faithfully. But I’ve also been thinking about the reality of heaven. And I wonder …
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