Friday, March 27, 2020
Daily Devotion: The Grace to Be Faithful
Bible Reading: Numbers 12:1-13
Key Verse: Verse 7 - “My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house.”
Key Words: who is faithful in all mine house
Moses stands in some rare company. He is one of only a few who are said to be meek. He is only one of a few to make it into God’s “Hall of Faith” (Hebrews 11). He now is said to be the most faithful person in all of Israel.
I long to hear the Lord say, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.” I can’t even begin to imagine being told by the Lord that I am meek, and one of the most faithful to His work on earth. Wow!!!
While we may not fit into the same category as Moses, we can all be faithful.
An elderly preacher was rebuked by one of his deacons one Sunday morning before the service. “Pastor,” said the man, “something must be wrong with your preaching and your work. There’s been only one person added to the church in a whole year, and he’s just a boy.” The minister listened, his eyes moistening and his thin hand trembling. “I feel it all,” he replied, “but God knows I’ve tried to do my duty.” On that day the minister’s heart was heavy as he stood before his flock. As he finished the message, he felt a strong inclination to resign. After everyone else had left, that one boy came to him and asked, “Do you think if I worked hard for an education, I could become a preacher—perhaps a missionary?” Again tears welled up in the minster’s eyes. “Ah, this heals the ache I feel,” he said. “Robert, I see the Divine hand now. May God bless you, my boy. Yes, I think you will become a preacher.” Many years later, an aged missionary returned to London from Africa. His name was spoken with reverence. Nobles invited him to their homes. He had added many souls to the church of Jesus Christ, reaching even some of Africa’s most savage chiefs. His name was Robert Moffat, the same Robert who years before had spoken to the pastor that Sunday morning in the old Scottish kirk. Lord, help us to be faithful. Then give us the grace to leave the results to you.
What to do:
✞ Be faithful to God and leave the results to Him.
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