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Integrity Moments - Oct. 5, 2012

  • 2012 Oct 05


The Ingredients of Excellence – Part IV
By: Rick Boxx
October 5, 2012

Daniel was a young man when King Nebuchadnezzar seized control of Jerusalem. Daniel was forced against his will to go to a country far away and work for the King.

It would have been easy to just go through the motions of being an unwilling participant in work that Daniel didn’t care to do. Instead, Daniel and his three close friends performed with excellence. The King even noticed that their performance exceeded all others by ten times!

Their excellence flowed out of their desire to serve God first. Ephesians 6 teaches, “Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men.”

The final ingredient of excellence is to serve wholeheartedly, even if you’re not in the ideal job. Serve as if you are serving Jesus himself. Eternal rewards will follow!

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