“Duty”


I love watershed moments!

cchrisholland

Occasionally, while reading the scriptures, there’s a passage that “jumps” from the Bible in total contrast to “greeting-card” type Christianity. Luke 17:5-10 is one of those. After the disciples asked Jesus to “increase their faith”, He identified “mustard seed” size faith as powerful; but then he said this sobering truth:

“And which of you, having a servant plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come at once and sit down to eat?’ But will he not rather say to him, ‘Prepare something for my supper, and gird yourself and serve me till I have eaten and drunk, and afterward you will eat and drink?’ Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I think not. So likewise you, when you have done all those things you are commanded, say, ‘We are unprofitable servants. We have…

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