• Will Christians receive rewards in heaven? Question and Answer

    Luke 19:11-27

    Yes. I think if you had asked any Christian who lived prior to the twentieth century, or certainly any Christian in the Reformed world, the answer would have been, “Absolutely, definitely yes.” Something happened in the twentieth century regarding this doctrine of rewards. If I asked twenty-five or thirty modern seminary students: “How many of you expect rewards in heaven and that some will be rewarded more than others?” I doubt that two hands would go up. Somebody needs to make a study of what happened to the doctrine of rewards. It was certainly a Puritan and a magisterial Reformer … View Resource