Resources: eternal rewards

How does a servant's heart on Earth affect one's rewards in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | March 19, 2010
Service is a reward, not a punishment. This idea is foreign to people who dislike their work and only put up with it until retirement. We think that faithful work should be rewarded by a vacation for the rest of our lives. But God offers us something very different: more work, more responsibilities, increased opportunities, along with greater abilities, resources, wisdom, and empowerment. 

What do you think of the doctrine of eternal rewards?

By Randy Alcorn | February 4, 2010
Eternal rewards is a hot topic in the evangelical community, partly because some people think it is anti-grace and leads to works-righteousness to earn salvation. Nothing could be further from the truth, but that’s the perception.  

What Does the Bible Say About Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | February 4, 2010
Despite my best attempts to be careful with Scripture, my understanding is far from complete and is without doubt incorrect in some areas. But if the reader diligently investigates the Scripture passages referred to in this summary, he may discover to his surprise (and either to his delight or discomfort) that some of his own notions and assumptions about heaven are in fact not biblical. In the process, he will gain a far greater understanding of this vital subject.

Eternal Rewards

By Randy Alcorn | January 14, 2010
It is my happiness that I have served Him who never fails to reward His servants to the full extent of His promise. – John Calvin