Here are four questions you may have regarding this subject of eternal rewards—with the answers attached. J. Dwight Pentecost’s book Things To Come was a great help to me in this study.
1. When are we rewarded?
In Revelation 22:10 Jesus says to us, “Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done.” From this verse we believe believers will be rewarded shortly after His coming for the church (the rapture) at the judgment seat (or the bema) of Christ.
2. What will we be rewarded for and what will be our rewards?
Each believer will be rewarded for works that are proven to endure God’s testing. In the New Testament five categories of works are mentioned that have rewards attached to them.
(1) For those who exercise self-controlover the flesh, they will receive an imperishable…
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