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Luke 17:10 “So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.’””

The entire parable of the unworthy servant is a beautiful view as to how our actions should be towards the Lord. I am a servant of the Lord Jesus Christ. In that, I am called to follow Him and I am called to listen and go without complaining. In the parable we are told of a servant who has been out in the fields working all day for his master. An example is henceforth presented, would the master of the house then tell his servant to have a seen at the dinner table, to relax, and to enjoy the food which is presented? No. The servant would be instructed to continue serving after a long day in the field. The servant would be told to make dinner and serve his master until instructed to stop. If this servant that is being spoken of is a servant for a creation, how much more so should we be a servant for The One and Only Creator? We are called to work out in the field all day, whatever that field may be. For me, right now, that field is teaching, that field is hospitality, that field is whatever is brought to me by my authority that has been put in place by the Lord. When I am done with that field, in 6 months, I am not called to a time of relaxation. I am not called to a break. I am called to press on and press forward. No matter what the season that I am in looks like I am still a servant. I am still a servant of the Lord Almighty who is the only Worthy Master. Also, in doing what we are called to our hearts must be in it as well. We are called to look upon the Cause of the service, not the service itself. The Lord Jesus Christ should be the great Cause of everything that takes place in our lives because “We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.”


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