If you default to your old style of thinking, you still have to work, but you are working without reward. There is no blessing in it. If you are going to work, let’s work on newness of life where you can see all the rewards right there! You can see the upgrade, you see the promise, you see the blessing, you see the favor, you know exactly what you are working towards, and so it’s great to do the work because in the work we are partnering with God.
(from Mind Of A Saint)