The Pattern for Discipline
A faithful man will abound with blessings.
Proverbs 28:20, nkjv
Our society is increasingly becoming undisciplined. We work if we want to, show up on time if we can make it, and see a job through to the finish if we feel like it, all the while complaining about the pay or seeking more lucrative benefits. God worked persistently and consistently every day, all day long, until the job of creating everything was finished. God understands what it’s like to begin each day in the morning, go to work, apply yourself to the project at hand, accomplish a portion of the goal day after day until you complete the job satisfactorily. God’s weekly work was timely, orderly, precise, neat, thorough, planned, and goal oriented.
How closely does the way you do your weekly work reflect His?
God’s Story, (Nashville: W Publishing, 1997).
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