Colossians 3:24
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since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.

King James Bible
Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Darby Bible Translation
knowing that of [the] Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance; ye serve the Lord Christ.

World English Bible
knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
having known that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance -- for the Lord Christ ye serve;

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The reward of the inheritance - Here, ye have neither lands nor property; ye are servants or slaves; be not discouraged, ye have an inheritance in store; be faithful unto God and to your employers, and Christ will give you a heavenly inheritance.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

ye shall.

Colossians 2:18 Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels...

Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am your shield...

Ruth 2:12 The LORD recompense your work, and a full reward be given you of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings you are come to trust.

Proverbs 11:18 The wicked works a deceitful work: but to him that sows righteousness shall be a sure reward.

Matthew 5:12,46 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you...

Matthew 6:1,2,5,16 Take heed that you do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father which is in heaven...

Matthew 10:41 He that receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward...

Luke 6:35 But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great...

Luke 14:14 And you shall be blessed; for they cannot recompense you: for you shall be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

Romans 2:6,7 Who will render to every man according to his deeds...

Romans 4:4,5 Now to him that works is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt...

1 Corinthians 3:8 Now he that plants and he that waters are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

1 Corinthians 9:17,18 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed to me...

Ephesians 6:8 Knowing that whatever good thing any man does, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Hebrews 9:15 And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death...

Hebrews 10:35 Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense of reward.

Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that comes to God must believe that he is...

for.

John 12:26 If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honor.

Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God,

Romans 14:18 For he that in these things serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

1 Corinthians 7:22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free...

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Ephesians 6:6 Not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;

2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ...

Jude 1:1 Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ...

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The Peace of God
Baltimore, U.S., 1874. Westminster Abbey. November 8, 1874. Colossians. iii 15. "Let the peace of God rule in your hearts." The peace of God. That is what the priest will invoke for you all, when you leave this abbey. Do you know what it is? Whether you do or not, let me tell you in a few words, what I seem to myself to have learned concerning that peace. What it is? how we can obtain it? and why so many do not obtain it, and are, therefore, not at peace? It is worth while to do so. For
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

May 18. "For Ye are Dead" (Col. Iii. 3).
"For ye are dead" (Col. iii. 3). Now, this definite, absolute and final putting off of ourselves in an act of death, is something we cannot do ourselves. It is not self-mortifying, but it is dying with Christ. There is nothing can do it but the Cross of Christ and the Spirit of God. The church is full of half dead people who have been trying, like poor Nero, to slay themselves for years, and have not had the courage to strike the fatal blow. Oh, if they would just put themselves at Jesus' feet, and
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Some General Uses.
Before we come to speak of some particular cases of deadness, wherein believers are to make use of Christ as the Life, we shall first propose some useful consequences and deductions from what hath been spoken of this life; and, I. The faith of those things, which have been mentioned, would be of great use and advantage to believers; and therefore they should study to have the faith of this truth fixed on their hearts, and a deep impression thereof on their spirits, to the end, that, 1. Be their case
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Cups Running Over
Brokenness, however, is but the beginning of Revival. Revival itself is being absolutely filled to overflowing with the Holy Spirit, and that is victorious living. If we were asked this moment if we were filled with the Holy Spirit, how many of us would dare to answer "yes"? Revival is when we can say "yes" at any moment of the day. It is not egoistic to say so, for filling to overflowing is utterly and completely God's work--it is all of grace. All we have to do is to present our empty, broken self
Roy Hession and Revel Hession—The Calvary Road

Cross References
Acts 20:32
"Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

1 Corinthians 7:22
For the one who was a slave when called to faith in the Lord is the Lord's freed person; similarly, the one who was free when called is Christ's slave.

1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread,

Ephesians 6:8
because you know that the Lord will reward each one for whatever good they do, whether they are slave or free.

1 Peter 1:4
and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you,

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