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626th -- The Parable Of The Two Servants


We who have given our hearts to the Lord Jesus Christ owe Him a debt that
can never be paid. The Lord took upon Himself our innumerable sins and 
died in our stead so that in the fullness of time we would be with Him for
all eternity. With our finite thinking, we cannot fully comprehend the 
true goodness of God who sacrificed Himself for lowly sinners such as 
ourselves. Praise God that He did not see us for who we once were, but
rather He sees us for who we can be in Him. (John 14:15-21) (Romans 5:8-10)

Giving us His light for our darkness and His joy for our pain shows the
mercy of God that is without limits or favoritism. Be encouraged to 
remember what the Lord has done for you in times past, and with the same
love, serve the Lord with gladness obeying Him and following where He leads
you. The Lord will never lead us astray, but rather He will show us the 
perfect path for our life that leads to life everlasting. (Isaiah 61:1-3)

I hope this message ministers to your heart to serve the Lord purely and 
without motive. Serving God will never equal the price that He paid for 
us on the cross, but it will show the Lord that we love Him and are 
grateful for all that He has done for us.


There once was a man who had two indentured servants. One day a 
disagreement arose between them as to who was the greatest in the eyes of
their master. So they went to the master of the house and asked him, “My 
lord, which of us is greater?”

The master of the house replied, “I will let you discover that for 
yourself. I will ask each of you a question and you must answer truthfully.”

So the servants stood before him and he started to question them. To the 
first servant, he asked, “What do you do for me?”

“Sir, I work in the fields all day long to grow wheat for my lord's 
granary,” the first servant replied. “Then, at night, I go through the 
house and fill all the lamps so that my lord will have light. For this you
pay me a wage, but I hope that one day that I may earn my freedom.”

The master nodded his head. He turned to the second indentured servant and
asked, “And what do you do for me?”

“Sir,” he replied, “I am an educated man. I am well-versed in literature,
music, mathematics and science. I teach your children all that I know so 
that one day they may leave your house and make a success in the world. And
when they do, I hope that you will grant me my freedom. In the meantime,
you give me a wage for what I do.”

Again, the master nodded. Then he turned to a lowly slave who was standing
nearby, and asked, “And what do you do for me?”

“You know that I love you, my lord, and my only wish is to do whatever you
ask,” the slave answered without hesitation. “You bought me and I know that
I will be a slave for life, therefore I earn no wage. But you are kind and
merciful to me, and do not beat me as other masters beat their slaves. You
are wise and just and kind and that is why I love you.”

The master of the house smiled. “Then you are the greatest of all my 
servants and I will make you a free man.”

When they heard this, the two servants were aghast. “Why him?” they cried.
“We do much more work than he does. He waits around for you to give him an
order, but we labor in your fields without orders, teach your children, and
light your lamps. We work unceasingly and should be rewarded.”

“Yes,” the master of the house replied. “You do work in my fields, and do
all the other things that you said. But this man wants only to serve me, 
not himself. He waits patiently until I tell him what I want him to do. 
His faithfulness has never failed him. He now has his reward -- his 
freedom. And I will place him as overseer, and you will be his servants. 
Because of his faithful service to me -- though he was once a lowly slave
-- he is truly the greater.”

Author Unknown

Be encouraged and know that in God's sight you're His greatest achievement.
He formed you with His own hands and with His own breath He breathed in you
the breath of life. The Bible says that you are kings and priests in His
sight that are highly favored and called to be victorious in Him. In times
of discouragement we are to remember how special we are to God and keep a
positive attitude knowing that we who believe and trust in Christ are God's
elect and chosen people. (Genesis 2:7) (Psalm 8:3-9) (Psalm 37:23-26)

Read and meditate on these scriptures:

Romans 8:31-34 “What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us,
who can be against us? He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him 
up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things? 
Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that 
justifieth. Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather,
that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh
intercession for us.”

Psalm 139:1-6 “O LORD, Thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest
my downsitting and mine uprising, Thou understandest my thought afar off.
Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my
ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, Thou knowest
it altogether. Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid Thine hand
upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot 
attain unto it.”

Romans 5:8-10 “But God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we 
were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified
by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. For if, when we
were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of His Son, much 
more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.”

1 Peter 2:9-10 “...ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy
nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the Praises of Him who
hath called you out of darkness into His marvellous light: Which in time 
past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not 
obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.”

All of these scriptures can be found in the King James Version Bible.

Today’s Selected Poem: WHAT CAN I DO?
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Today’s Selected Testimony: GOD HEALED ME FROM EPILEPSY
Click here to read --- http://www.Godswork.org/testimony91.htm

In Christ’s Service,

Dwayne Savaya
God’s Work Ministry


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