Lifting our eyes to Christ: Monday [night] Scripture
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but like slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart. Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men, because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does, whether he is slave or free.
I’m not a slave. And I hope you’re not either.
But sometimes we feel we are.
Self-pity wells up and we wonder why no one appreciates all we do.
But Someone does.
Lord, teach us to serve YOU. Wholeheartedly.
We give You our messes, our meals, our laundry, and all the hard stuff.
Please change our attitudes. Empower us. Enable us to look past the people we’re serving… right into Your eyes.
Don’t let us forget we’re doing this for You.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
*How can I pray for you as you serve this week?