A labourer is worthy of his reward. Man rewards with money, but God rewards with blessings. A man may pay you with a cheque, which will enable you to claim your money from the bank; but God pays with joy, which will enable you to draw blessings out of the wells of salvation. The bible tells us that both he that sows and he that reaps receive wages, so that they can rejoice together. Also, heaven rejoices over every soul that is saved; and since we're heavenly creatures, we naturally rejoice when the souls we witness to receives salvation. The joy is as visible as the physical cheque, but the challenge is in withdrawing the blessing.
If a thief steals your cheque, though he won't be able to withdraw the money, but you'd have nothing to present to the bank, which also means you won't receive the reward for your labour. There are many Christians who have not been able to receive God's blessing because Satan is keeping their joy. Satan can't receive the blessing, because the recipient was written in your name. However, he can keep your joy for as long as you don't bother to reclaim it.
That's how far we'd go on today's Timely Note. But take these last words; IF SATAN CAN'T STEAL YOUR JOY, HE CAN'T KEEP YOUR BLESSINGS. Have a most fruitful week! In Jesus precious name!
An Inspiration of The Almighty