Our Real Reward

Our good deeds often appear to go unrewarded. In business and home relations we are not always treated the way we think we deserve to be. But harboring a sense of injustice is neither helpful nor rewarding. At such times we must rise above what seems to be an inequity and realize that our real reward is spiritual, not material.

We learn in Christian Science that omnipresent God is ever bestowing spiritual riches upon His emanation, immortal man. Our great Exemplar, Jesus, understood his real identity to be the Christ, the spiritual idea of God. Christ Jesus knew that one who honors the Christ by doing good deeds will never go unrewarded. The Master told his disciples, "Whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward." Mark 9:41;

To Express Is to Experience
December 9, 1967

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