We Are Unworthy Servants

Posted: January 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Broken Believers

7 “When a servant comes in from plowing or taking care of sheep, does his master say, ‘Come in and eat with me’? 8 No, he says, ‘Prepare my meal, put on your apron, and serve me while I eat. Then you can eat later.’ 9 And does the master thank the servant for doing what he was told to do? Of course not. 10 In the same way, when you obey me you should say, ‘We are unworthy servants who have simply done our duty.’”

Luke 17:7-10, NLT

We must come to this understanding. We work hard, plowing and shepherding– all hard work. This is fact. But when we do finally come in, we find that we can’t rest. We must serve our master.

When we do, there is no glory in it. We simply put on an apron, and we try to serve the master while he eats. And there is no approval, and no…

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