SUNDAY MUSIC ~ I Believe In The Old Time Way


Ministry or Job?

Some people have a job in the church.

Others invite themselves into a ministry.

What’s the difference you ask?

If you are doing it just because no one else will, it’s a job.

If you are doing it to serve the Lord, it’s a ministry.

If you quit because someone criticized you, it’s a job.

If you keep on serving, it’s a ministry.

If you’ll do it as long as it does not interfere with your other activities, it’s a job.

If you are committed to staying even if it means letting go of other things, it’s a ministry.

If you quit because no one thanked you or praised you, it’s a job.

If you stick with it even though no one recognized your efforts, it’s a ministry.

It’s hard to get excited about a job.

It’s almost impossible not to get excited about a ministry.

If your concern is success, it’s a job.

If your concern is faithfulness and service, it’s a ministry.

If God calls you to a ministry, don’t treat it like a job!

Lord, strengthen your servants and move us to a true sense of ministry and service, through your race and mercy.    Amen.

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3 responses to “SUNDAY MUSIC ~ I Believe In The Old Time Way

  1. glibartist

    Maybe you should be yourself. Who is Yeshua? He related to Johnny Appleseed? And cheer up. Christ.

    • Hello Michelle and thanks for stopping in!

      I’ll be working on the “JOHN” page, as well as trying to keep some fresh ‘content’ daily.

      Hmmm…there’s a pattern emerging here.
      It takes me a couple of music posts in a row to get enough inspiration to write anything.

      So it is a bit selfish and indulgent, in a good way I hope.

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