Apostle Grace Lubega
John 12:26(KJV); If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.
In our theme scripture, God reveals to us that any man who serves the Lord is honoured by Him.
If God honours His servants, it is important that you also do so as a child of God.
In this regard, I do not make reference to only the men and women on the pulpit but to everyone that has dedicated their time, effort and resources to the expansion of the kingdom of God.
The usher who welcomes you into the church is a servant of God, honour him or her. Treat her with courtesy and respect as one who stands in service to the God of heaven and earth.
The man or woman who arranges the chairs for you to be comfortable during the service is a servant of the Lord, honour him or her too. Don’t disparage her work because it does not fit in your definition of ‘attractive and attention-worthy.’
The security personnel that is looking out for your property and the safety of your car as you attend the service is a servant of the Lord, honour him too.
We do not reserve honour only for those in the spotlight.
Honour the Lord’s servants regardless of their rank, position, status or material possessions.
FURTHER STUDY: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13; Romans 14:18
GOLDEN NUGGET: Any man who serves the Lord is honoured by Him. If God honours His servants, it is important that you also do so as a child of God.
PRAYER: My Father, I thank You for this word. Lord, I have received it with humility. Be it far from me to disregard and ill-treat any man or woman You have marked as Your servant. I walk in love towards all people and offend none because this wisdom is at work in me, in Jesus’ name, Amen.