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Will I get a reward in heaven?

“For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done.” Matthew 16:27

            Not only does Jesus talk about accountability for our words and actions in heaven, a time when we will be reminded of every sin against us, but he also mentions a reward for every person and what they did for God.  What is that?  We don’t know.  The Bible is not specific.  It’s hard to imagine why we deserve anything or what that could be in a world where all our needs will be met. Why would we want a crown if we’re only going to surrender it to Jesus?  What good will money, fame or power have in a place where God has it all?  It’s something to look forward to and a goal to strive for.