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Commit Your Work to the Lord

March 23rd, 2018 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Commit Your Work to the Lord”

When we pray at the conclusion of our daily production meeting, my eyes often focus on this hand-written encouragement on our wipe board. As I pray, I ask myself, have I committed my work to the Lord?

But what does committing my work to the Lord actually mean?

First, we recognize that work is a gift, a good gift. We remember from James 1 that every good gift comes down from the Father of Lights. There have been times (2009 comes to mind) when we didn’t have much of this gift. Work was scarce and it was hard to make budget, much less a profit. He owns it all, and He doesn’t have to give us anything, but in His kindness and mercy He continues to give us what we need, when we need it.

He owns it all, and He doesn’t have to give us anything, but in His kindness and mercy He continues to give us what we need, when we need it. Click To Tweet

Secondly, we recognize we don’t have to commit our work to the Lord. Of course, that failure on our part would be a mistake, but just because we belong to Him…His ownership doesn’t guarantee that everything we do is committed to Him and His purposes. We must make a conscience effort to surrender our will to His and give our work to Him.

We must make a conscience effort to surrender our will to the Lord and give our work to Him. Click To Tweet

Finally, when we do commit our work to the Lord, the principle in Proverbs tells us that our plans will be established. What we dreamed and envisioned can become reality.

When we do commit our work to the Lord, the principle in Proverbs tells us that our plans will be established. What we dreamed and envisioned can become reality. Click To Tweet

What about you? Do you commit your work to the Lord daily? If not, why not?