"For if the word spoken by angels was steadfast, and every transgression and
disobedience received a just recompense of reward; how shall we escape, if we
neglect so great salvation?" Heb. 2:2,3.
2. How are all to be rewarded in the judgment?
"For we must all appear before the judgment-seat of Christ; that every one may
receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good
or bad." 2 Cor. 5:10. "Who will render to every man according to his
deeds: . . . for there is no respect of persons with God." Rom. 2:6-11. "Be
not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also
reap." Gal. 6:7.
3. What will be the reward of the wrong-doer?
"For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption."
Verse 8. "Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth
evil." Rom. 2:9.
4. What will be the recompense of the righteous?
"But he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life
everlasting." Gal. 6:8. "But glory, honor, and peace, to every man
that worketh good. Rom. 2;10.
5. What general rule of recompense is laid down in the Bible?
"Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be
judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again." Matt.
7:1,2. "With the merciful Thou wilt show Thyself merciful; with an upright
man Thou wilt show Thyself upright; with the pure Thou wilt show Thyself pure;
and with the froward Thou wilt show Thyself froward." Ps. 18:25,26.
"Recompense to no man evil for evil." Rom.12:17. "Not
rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise
blessing." 1 Peter 3:9.
7. What is said of those who render evil for good?
"Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house." Prov.
8. What principle of justice should govern us in our dealings?
"Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of
thine hand to do it." Prov. 3:27.
9. Where are all to be recompensed?
"Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the
wicked and the sinner." Prov. 11:31.
10. In meting out the final awards, what may we be sure God will do?
"Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?" Gen. 18:25. "Justice
and judgment are the habitation of Thy throne: mercy and truth shall
go before Thy face." Ps. 89:14.