Drawing Near to the Rewarder

“And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him” (Heb. 11:6, ESV).

Do you desire to please God? Through this Scripture, He shares with us one of the key ways to do so. It’s this: simply to believe that He is going to reward our seeking. When you draw near to Him, anticipating that He is going to reward you, that delights His heart. It shows that you know Him well. How He loves to be known!

As the NKJV renders this same verse, He is a rewarder. Rewarding those who seek Him is not just what He does; it’s who He is. It’s His very nature. It brings Him great joy to Continue reading Drawing Near to the Rewarder