Being Grateful In The Ordinary

31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 10:31


* What if the work is the reward?

    * What if the prize is in the process?

                   * What if you can be grateful in the ordinary?

For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. 10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

1 Corinthians 15:9-10

Three enemies of the true reward.

1. The pillow: the seduction of comfort.

                        2. The shiny thing: the allure of constant distractions.

             3. The Towel: the perpetual temptation to quit.

24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 20:24