In my quiet time today in 1 Corinthians 16, I couldn't help pausing to chew on the verses below:
(1 Cor. 16:15-16).
than a competitor with those serving The Lord? Is there a need at your church or in your community waiting for you to step up and do your part?
Perhaps you think someone else can do it better. You're right, but they aren't doing it either. Meanwhile, the Lord's work goes undone.
Let's say you are unable to be active in the work directly. Remember that prayer is a price anyone can afford. A word of encouragement is a booster shot everyone can administer.
God gave the charge to reach the whole world to all of us. Your corner of the world is equally as important as the remote village a missionary is assigned to; however, you and the missionary need each other to be successful.
The whole world is an enormous field to mow. There's too much work to be done to have a competitive spirit--too many folks in despair to be idle. Partnership is the only way to get it all done.