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Discover the Book - May 21, 2008

  • 2008 May 21
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What Should God’s Servants Do?

 

ENTRUST Their Life's Work to the Lord


1 Chronicles 23:14 “Now the sons of Moses the man of God were reckoned to the tribe of Levi.” (NKJV)

What was he remembered for almost a thousand years after his life? Was it for the murmurings of the rebels or the rebellion of his sister and brother? No. He was remembered as God's man! Do you look at your life as the task of being a man of God?

ENTRUST Their Service to the Lord


1 Chronicles 23:28 “Because their duty [was] to help the sons of Aaron in the service of the house of the LORD…in the purifying of all holy things…” (NKJV)

 

There are two ways to look at the same thing. One from a mere earthly, temporal, me-ish mindset. Or, we can look at things the way God does. What were these men doing? Do you look at things the way God does or merely from your limited and fallen perspective?

 

ENTRUST Their Children to the Lord

 

1 Chronicles 28:5 "And of all my sons (for the LORD has given me many sons) He has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.” (NKJV)

David had no less than nineteen sons (I Chr. 3). His first son, Amnon, was murdered by Absolom, his third son, Absolom, was executed for treason by Joab, his fourth son, Adonijah, was executed by Solomon for the same! And who was to be king? Solomon, David’s tenth son. Who but God could sort all that out and plan perfectly? Have you entrusted your children to the Lord? Their outcome is up to their willingness to obey. Just lead them to the truth and show them the truth and God will do the rest!

ENTRUST Their Frailties to the Lord

1 Chronicles 29:15 “For we [are] aliens and pilgrims before You, As [were] all our fathers; Our days on earth [are] as a shadow, And without hope.” (NKJV)

We are weak, we fail, our bodies grow weaker each day we live, time is running out unless we link up with God! We need to see frailty as God's means for us to need and depend upon Him!

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