Daily Devo – Blind Devotion

For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith. I was afraid that in some way the tempter had tempted you and that our labors might have been in vain. But Timothy has just now come to us from you and has brought good news about your faith and love. He has told us that you always have pleasant memories of us and that you long to see us, just as we also long to see you.
1 Thessalonians 3:5-6//

Sometimes, I worry that my ministry is in vain. But, I should be encouraged by those that God has granted to be touched by Him through my life.

Daily Devo – Blind Devotion

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.//

We are specifically told twice to set our hearts and minds on things above. Lord, help me to remember my identity is not in my job nor earthly wealth; it is in You. Help me to focus on building Your kingdom, not mine.

Daily Devo – Blind Devotion

He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ. To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me.
Colossians 1:28-29//

One of my goals should be to be a mature Christian and to help other believers become mature in their faith as well. Only Christ can give me the wisdom, power, strength, and energy to do this work.