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I am unceasingly amazed by my own arrogance in thinking that there is anything I can do to make God love me any more, or less! Although I am a product of a me-centred culture I also share a big chunk of the blame. Our God doesn?t need us, but He does graciously, mercifully and wonderfully use us to work out His purposes. Our God sent His one and only Son to die in our place ? He doesn?t need us to jump up and down to remind Him of the sacrifice made.
We go through peaks and troughs in our productivity at work which varies hour-by-hour from earnest Christ-focused working to wilful self-focused feet-dragging. Do I want to be productive? Yes, but I don?t want to be merely productive. I want be one who works ?with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord? as working for the Lord, not for human masters? (Colossians 3:22-23).
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