God Makes Up Deficiencies
then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the
grace of God in vain. 2 Cor. 6:1.
We are to be partners in the work of God throughout the world; wherever there
are souls to be saved, we are to lend our help, that many sons and daughters
may be brought to God. The end is near, and for this reason we are to make
the most of every entrusted ability and every agency that shall offer help
to the work. . . .
angels must feel as they see the end approaching, and see so many of those
entrusted with the last message of mercy huddling together, attending meetings
for the sake of benefit to their own souls, and feeling dissatisfied if there
is not much preaching, while they have little burden and are doing little
for the salvation of others. All who are indeed united to Christ by living
faith will be partakers of the divine nature. They will be constantly receiving
from Him spiritual life, and they cannot be silent.
shows itself in action. If the heart is living, it will send the lifeblood
to every part of the body. Those whose hearts are filled with spiritual life
will not need to be urged to reveal it. The divine life will flow forth from
them in rich currents of grace. As they pray, as they speak, and as they labor,
God is glorified. . . .
It is not the most brilliant or the most talented whose work produces the
greatest and most lasting results. Who are the most efficient laborers? Those
who will respond to the invitation: "Take my yoke upon you, and learn
of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart."
to whom God has entrusted talents of intellect refuse to use these gifts to
His glory, after test and trial He will leave them to their own imaginings
and will take men who do not appear to be so richly endowed, who have not
large self-confidence, and He will make the weak strong because they trust
in God to do for them those things which they cannot do for themselves. God
will accept the wholehearted service, and will Himself make up the deficiencies.
are listening to hear what kind of report you are bearing to the world about
your heavenly Master.
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