A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, And the recompense of a man’s hands will be rendered to him.*
Several times Wisdom tells us that our words are important to our destiny. Death and life are in the power of the tongue. What we say influences our world. Our words should be high-yield fruitful. But we have to demonstrate what we believe, not just with our words, but by matching our actions to what we believe.
‘We’ll be satisfied with good by the fruit of our mouth’. And, “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks”, according to Jesus. Which tells us that, if we have good invested in our heart, we will produce the fruit of good, and we will be satisfied.
Fruit is generational. We frame our world with our words. We project our future, and influence the destiny of those who follow. Words are important.
So. We speak words of faith. Words in agreement with God’s Word, which reflect God’s will and promises.
But, along with this, we still need to work with our hands. Then everything we put our hands to can have good success. Recompense is pay, compensation, or reward. ‘The reward of a man’s hands will be rendered unto him’.
Plus. Having a good attitude about our employment is important. We need to do all things as unto Christ. We work energetically and enthusiastically, as if our employer is Jesus. Ebullient – cheerful and full of energy!
Working for the Kingdom. Building. With our words and actions.
So we’re satisfied and rewarded many ways – by our high-yielding words, by our encouraging attitude, and by our upbeat actions.