Word: And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. Colossians 3:17.
Thought: Today, in whatever place God has placed are you able to be a messenger for Him? Many a times we separate our work for the Lord and the rest, but God has placed us in different places, so that we are able to display Christ who is dwelling in us. Sometimes, we think the work does not suit us, the family is not supportive, the church is not effective, your boss is very difficult or the office is very political, but in all these situations how do we react to? When we have Jesus embedded in us, the way we react to such situations change – the roads never change, but the ride you take on the same roads will change when we are able to do all things in the ‘name of the Lord’ and giving thanks to God in everything, because we are kept in the situation to bring glory to Him. The same situation where we could have cursed and quarreled, could turn into a blessing and peace when we do and say everything in the Lord. Let us not say, in these things it cannot be done the way Lord expects to be, for I will be doomed or people might take me for granted, but do in ‘everything’ that we be able to give thanks in every situation and everything that we do and say in all places that we are able to glorify Him.
Prayer: Dear Lord, help me to do every deed and say every word the way you want me to and help me to a channel of blessing and be able to thank and glorify you name in every situation. Amen,