The Morning Meditation

#151 – The Expectation of the Obedient Christian

June 1, 20145 min
THE DOINGS OF THE CHRISTIAN THE EXPECTATION OF THE OBEDIENT CHRISTIAN Col. 3:23-25 “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.” The expectation is seen in the words, “Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.” The word “knowing” translates “eido” meaning, “to see, to perceive with the eyes, to perceive by any of the senses, to discern.” When this word “knowing” is used it is more like knowing as an eye witness. It is a perfect passive participle. The perfect tense means that Paul is not introducing a new thought to them, He is telling them something that they already know. They came to know this for sure in the past and this knowledge remained with them as Paul reminded them. The passive vo

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