Contributed by Michael Stark on Nov 14, 2015
Rewards come only after we work. The Apostle is encouraging those who are called by the Name of the Son of God to work diligently.
“It is the hard-working farmer who ought to have the first share of the crops.” 
Paul has presented a variety of images to illustrate the strong spiritual life expected of those who will follow the Master. As we saw in a previous message, the emphasis in these verbal pictures the