Live lives rich in good actions, and receive rewards in heaven

Those who live lives rich in good actions and good behavior shall be rewarded.


198. Those who live lives rich in good actions and good behavior shall be rewardedJewish symbols star-8pix Judaism: 2 Chronicles 15:7 “Be ye strong therefore, and let not your hands be weak: for your work shall be rewarded.” Proverbs 11:17 “The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.” Proverbs 11:18 “The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.” the cross-5pix Christianity: Matthew 5:12 “Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven:” Matthew 6:19 “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:” 6:20 “But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:” 6:21 “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “O ye that are invested with the Bayan! Ye should perform such deeds as would please God, your Lord, earning thereby the good-pleasure of Him Whom God shall make manifest.” “He Whom God shall make manifest will surely redeem the rights of those who truly believe in God and in His signs, for they are the ones who merit reward from His presence.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, pp. 127 and 141)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 62. “Those who believe and those who follow the Jewish (Scriptures), and the Christians and the Sabians, (Sabeans) and who believe in Allah (God) and the last day, and work righteousness, shall have their reward with their Lord; on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  2)

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: 58. “Those who believe and work deeds of righteousness — to them shall We give a Home in Heaven, — lofty mansions beneath which flow rivers, — to dwell therein for aye; — an excellent reward for those who do (good)!

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  29)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: Denkard. Zoroaster, “Expend the wealth of this world for the sake of God, and employ it on actions pertaining to Him, and trust always in The Almighty, for He will be with you in such wise that you will become thereby the best in the body and the soul (mind). — (8) Exert yourself to store (pious) wealth (merit) for yourself in the next world, because only by the good which you do yourself, will you become a sharer in all the good deeds of the whole world.”

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “Find full reward Of doing right in right! Let right deeds be Thy motive, not the fruit which comes from them. And live in action! Labor! Make thine acts Thy piety, casting all self aside.” “To act solely from a desire for rewards is not laudable,” “He who instigates to, he who assists in, and he who commits (an act, these three) share its rewards in heaven.”

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita and Laws of Manu chapter 2 and Apastamba Prasna 2, Patala 11, Khanda 29 Sutras)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: “Riches destroy the foolish, not those who seek beyond. Offerings given to those free from desire, offerings given to those free from lusts, offerings given to those free from hate (and) offerings given to those free from vanity bring great reward.”

(Buddhist, Dhammapada – Sayings of the Buddha 2 (tr. J. Richards))

“The greatest aim of each believer’s life is to follow in the footsteps of the prophets, each of whom was a guide to the true way, and thus become servants with whom Al-iah is pleased. Al-iah gives the glad tidings of the reward awaiting such believers:”

“Whoever obeys Al-iah and the messenger will be with those whom Al-iah has blessed: the prophets, the steadfast affirmers of truth, the martyrs, and the righteous. What excellent company such people are!” (Hanif, writings of Abraham, an-Nisa’, 69)

“Anyone who acts rightly, male or female, being a believer, We will give them a good life and We will recompense them according to the best of what they did.” (Hanif, writings of Abraham, an-Nahl, 97)

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “For the perfect ones He prepared a path and granted salvation to the perfect ones. Salvation He granted to the perfect ones and remembered their names in the house of the Mighty Life.” (Sabeanism, The Way of Salvation)

Mandaean symbol1 Sabeanism: “Enlargement of life there shall be for the believing.” “The name of Life and the name of Manda-d-Hiia (Savior God) Were pronounced on me.  My ears have heard the voice of Life.  My nostrils have breathed the perfume of Life (God).” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 71 and 104)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Say, this earthly life shall come to an end, and everyone shall expire and return unto my Lord God Who will reward with the choicest gifts the deeds of those who endure with patience. Verily thy God assigneth the measure of all created things as He willeth, by virtue of His behest; and those who conform to the good-pleasure of your Lord, they are indeed among the blissful.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 160)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: 57. “O SON OF MAN! Bestow My wealth upon My poor, that in heaven thou mayest draw from stores of unfading splendor and treasures of imperishable glory. But by My life! To offer up thy soul is a more glorious thing couldst thou but see with Mine eye.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Arabic Hidden Words)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “The fruits of the deeds of man, i.e., the harvest of the reward of man’s conduct, is gathered in the heavenly realm.” “if deeds were not rewarded and yielded no fruit, then the Cause of God — exalted is He — would prove futile. Immeasurably high is He exalted above such blasphemies! However, unto them that are rid of all attachments a deed is, verily, its own reward.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 189 and Baha’i Scriptures, p. 434