“And so, each of us must give an account to God for what we do.” Romans 14:12
As believers our lives should reflect Jesus every day. Our walk should lead others to Jesus. Our words aren’t as powerful as our actions. I would rather be accused of being Christian than be mistaken for an unbeliever, but far too many believers live incognito. It’s high time to behave as employed believers.
The Bible tells us to be the flavor enhancers in this world, to be changers, to be effecters, but more importantly to be Jesus’ hand of love extended. “You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt loses its savor, with what shall it be salted? It is no longer good for anything, but to be thrown out and to be trodden underfoot by Me,” Matthew 5:13.
If you’ve accepted Jesus as Lord and savior; then you’ve a job to do. You’ll have to give an accounting to God of all you’ve done during your time as a believer on this earth. Will He find you’ve lived life as an unemployed believer, or will He find your time spent actively touching and loving others in His name? Salt adds flavor to what is bland, but it also hurts when poured into a wound. Which are you? Have your actions added flavor or inflicted pain? If we aren’t flavoring lives for Jesus the Bible says we’re good for nothing. God doesn’t speak of benefits for the unemployed, but for those who are employed daily for Him. Good news, it’s never too late to affect others for Jesus. There’s a job to do, let’s get busy.
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