The Reward for Service

40 (A)The one who [a]receives you [b]receives Me, and (B)the one who [c]receives Me [d]receives Him who sent Me. 41 (C)The one who [e]receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and the one who [f]receives a righteous person in the name of a righteous person shall receive a righteous person’s reward. 42 And (D)whoever gives one of these [g]little ones just a cup of cold water to drink in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward.”

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  1. Matthew 10:40 Or welcomes
  2. Matthew 10:40 Or welcomes
  3. Matthew 10:40 Or welcomes
  4. Matthew 10:40 Or welcomes
  5. Matthew 10:41 Or welcomes
  6. Matthew 10:41 Or welcomes
  7. Matthew 10:42 Possibly someone of low social standing