I remember when I first came to the Lord, I used to get so frustrated and I would feel very discouraged because before I came to the Lord, I had a PhD in being a people-pleaser. When I came to the Lord, I would find myself being so disappointed when people did not respond in a way that I thought that they should respond.
I remember it like it was yesterday. I was once again disappointed about something and the Lord dealt with me and said the reason why I was getting disappointed was because I was doing thing unto people and not unto him.
Colossians 3:23-24 : Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
This scripture is so powerful to me because I can truly identify with this scripture and it was so freeing to know that my reward comes from him and that (HE) almighty God notices everything that we do.We cannot do anything to earn his love we cannot get to leave by our good works and to be honest, it felt like a weight was lifted and It was so freeing to know that I was living for an audience of one and I did not have to do anything to try to impress God. I know that some of you reading this might have been feeling overwhelmed and frustrated and I want you to be set free from this moment on free from feeling that you need to impress people,free from having to be perfect and look perfect and free from the pressure to perform free from others opinion and free from not feeling accepted.
I want you to know that God sees and he knows he see you doing the best you can with the children, he sees you literally stretching every dollar and he sees you when you cry out to him in you secret closet and he sees you trusting him in your marriage he sees you trusting him in every decision. He sees you when you feel like he has forgotten about you and I have great news – he has not forgotten! He knows and he cares about the things that you care about.