Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.
“In all the work you are doing, work the best you can. Work as if you were doing for the Lord, not for people. Remeber that you will receive your reward from the Lord, which he promised to his people. You are serving the Lord Christ. (Colossians 3:23-24)
“Then Jesus called the crowd to him, along with his followers. The said, “if people want to follow me, they must give up the things they want. They must be willing even to give up their lives to follow me. Those who want to save their lives will give up true life. Bu those who give up their lives for me and for the Good News will have true life” (Mark 8:34-35)
“The servant does not get any special thanks for doing what his master commanded. IT is the same with you. When you have done everything you are told to do, you should say, “We are unworthy servants; we have only done the work we should do”. ( Luke 17-9-10)