Short and sweet today!
Scripture ~ Matthew 20:26 . . . but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;
Observation ~ 'Minister' in the Greek is diakonos, a waiter, servant; then of any one who performs any service, an administrator, and is used in either male or female form.
If I want to be great in the eyes of God, I must serve. This will often mean getting over myself and what I want to do, and doing the things I'd really rather not, probably at a time when I really don't feel like it. It also means that the things I do must be biblical. Being a drug dealer with fabulous customer service is not going to cut it. Every single thing I do must be held up against the word of God.
Application ~ Get over myself, get into the word, then do it.
Prayer ~ Father, you know my selfish heart. Grow my diligence a little more each day that I may be a better servant and thus glorify you.
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