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Faithful Faithful Faithful

Posted: January 10, 2018

Scott Wilson is a pastor and author.  I will forever have this vivid picture of him speaking to a room full of pastors about, essentially, being faithful in the little things.  He was crouched down a little, turning in a circle, sticking his palms out like he was serving dessert plates, half-singing half-speaking "if you're faithful, faithful, faithfulfaithfulfaithful, and you're faithful, and faithful, and faithfulfaithfulfaithful ... {he stopped} ... then one day you wake up and it's FRUITFUL."

God says:

 "I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit..."  John 15:5

So much of our lives is being faithful in the small things.  It's difficult to muster up the motivation to do the seemingly-mundane like reading your Bible a little every day, or preparing a healthy dinner every night, or working through an issue with someone you love...but that's when the fruit is growing and the long-term gains are priceless.

Father, help me to abide in You!  I long to see fruit in all areas of life, but it's so hard sometimes to do the hard work without seeing some results.  Give me strength and patience to wait for the things that are worth waiting for.  I love you.  Amen.