“The Kingdom of God is like a man who scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows. He does not know how. All by itself the soil produces grain.”
“First the stalk.
“Second the head.
“Third the full kernel in the head.
“Finally, when ripe, he puts the sickle to it. The harvest has come.” – Mark 4:26-28
Lord, tonight while I sleep I ask that you bless our seed.
The calling of a New Testament worker is to expose sin and to reveal Jesus Christ as Savior. Consequently, he cannot always be charming and friendly, ~ Oswald Chambers
We must also be sharply intent on sensing those Scripture passages that will drive the truth home, and then not be afraid to apply them. ~ Oswald Chambers
“No one knows about the day or hour, but only the Father knows.” Matthew 24:36
“The people of Noah’s time knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and swept them all away.” Matthew 24:39
“The Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.” Matthew 24:44
“Who then is the faithful and wise servant? The master has put that man in charge of other servants to give them their food at the proper time. When the master returns he will put that man in charge of all his possessions. Matthew 24: 45-47
Lord, help me to be a wise servant. Help remember that you sent your Son to serve. May I do likewise.
God calls us to His service and places tremendous responsibilities on us. He expects no complaining on our part and offers no explanation on His part. God wants to use us as He used His own Son. – Oswald Chambers
If we will just learn to worship God even during the difficult circumstances, He will change them for the better very quickly if He so chooses.- Oswald Chambers
The goal of faithfulness is not that we will do work for God, but that He will be free to do His work through us.- Oswald Chambers
We treat God as if He were a machine designed only to bless us, and we think of Jesus as just another one of the workers.- Oswald Chambers
“How will you escape being condemned to hell?” Matthew 24:10
“At that time many will turn away from the faith and hate each other.”Matthew 24:10
“Because of the increase in wickedness, the love of most will grow cold.” Matthew 24:12
“The Son of Man will send his angels. They will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.” Matthew 24:31
“My words will never pass away.” ~ Jesus ~ Matthew 24:35
Lord, show me what I must do with these talents and tasks given to me.
God cannot give until a man asks. Oswald Chambers
“The gospel is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe.” 2nd Corinthians 4:3-4