The Reward and Rewarder

“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” —Hebrews 11:6

Too often, our Christian perspective shifts and we begin seeking the blessings from God rather than the blessing of God. Quite often, we take the passage from Hebrews 11 out of context and we begin to seek Him so we can get something from Him. Having been out of bush Alaska for over two years now, surrounded by every modern “convenience” imaginable, I can see how easily one might be tempted to give the mental, emotional, and material blessings more attention than they are due.

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