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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant!

Matthew 25:23

His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’

profileAs I write this devotional thought on Tuesday morning for Wednesday – I look out my office window and you guessed it – snow is falling. I believe winter has been heard from this year in our area for sure.  If this snowfall measures an inch or two – it will be our 14th weather related situation this winter I believe – maybe more. One might say – well done, winter while some might say some things I couldn’t print here.  I saw a picture of a snowman on its back in my doctor’s office recently with knives stuck in it with the caption – Die Winter, Die. You get the frustration some have for winter this year.  It is spring already and we’re still dealing with snow!

As winter has done a good job – I found this passage this morning – and wondered if we were doing a good job – by the Spirit’s leading – serving and witnessing for Jesus?  The Master in this story was traveling a great distance and decided to leave responsibility for his business to his servants.  Two of the servants did well with their responsibilities.  Today’s passage was a reply to one of them – Matthew 25:23 – His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’

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March 26, 2014 Posted by | Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Evangelism, Faith Journey, From the Pastor, Leadership, Lenten Thought, Personal, Theology | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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