I lift up my eyes to the hills–where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.
May the words of my mouth and the mediation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.
His master replied, “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness.”
But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it.
Since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.