Saturday, June 03, 2006

rewards

Every one of us is called to do something. Some are called to preach. Others are called to work quietly behind the scenes. Some may reach millions. Others may reach three or four. But in that final day, we will not be held accountable for what God called Billy Graham to do. We will not be held accountable for what God has called our favorite Christian artist to do. We will not be held accountable for what God has called our pastor to do. We will be held accountable for what God has called us to do. Our objective is to be faithful with what God has set before us and to do the best possible job with that. We may not receive many rewards on Earth for our efforts, but we can look forward to them in heaven. (Greg Laurie, Are These the Last Days?, p.45)

2 comments:

di dooley said...

i believe one calling God has for all of us is to just be good, kind, loving people to each other. so many of us has a hard time with that simple calling.

Jason Woolever said...

that is a simple calling, but not an easy one! i once read that the apostle john, when he was getting old, was asked what he wanted the church to remember, and he just said softly, "love one another, just love one another."