Friday, February 8, 2008

Faithfulness in Service

It's time for an attitude adjustment!
I have been swamped with some extra work this week and at first I wanted to grumble and complain. I was a little overwhelmed and let my attitude reflect this poorly.
What hit me was that I was being ungrateful, unthankful and unfaithful in my service. Not just with work but with other commitments too. I tend to agree to things and then grumble about how much work they take. Instead of my eyes being fixed on Jesus with a grateful heart, I get bogged down with myself. It all boils down to selfishness!
So I have been praying about this and asking God to help me die to self. I realized something as the Holy Spirit brought it to my attention. I have been praying this but not seeing the opportunities He has been answering me with. God has given me specific work, volunteer and church activities to help me die to self and grow in Him. AND I HAVE BEEN GRUMBLING ABOUT THOSE!!!! Crazy human me ;-)
So starting today, I am asking for the right attitude and a grateful heart to serve Him in whatever area it is.
Colossians 3:23
"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for me."