Wisdom For Each Day – September 1, 2014

Do you tend to downplay the work you do?  “I’m only a housewife… I’m just a plumber… I simply teach school….”  If God gave you that skill, and you are where He wants you to be, then your work is valuable and significant in His sight.

One other thought for you as you ponder: What kind of carpenter do you suppose Jesus was?  Did the doors fall off His cabinets?  Do you suppose He took shortcuts, or did just barely enough to get by?  No, of course not.  The Bible says, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men” (Colossians 3:23).

Every skilled person to whom the Lord has given skill and ability…[is] to do the work just as the Lord has commanded.

Exodus 36:1

Billy Graham – Wisdom For Each Day


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s