Details can be important.

For example, one wrong calculation can cause a spaceship to miss its target by thousands of miles, and a decimal point can change a deal from good to bad. As a former Pharisee, Paul was a man who appreciated lists and details, but in 1 Corinthians 10:31 he gives more of a general instruction than a list to check off. Here’s what he wrote:

“Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” – 1 Corinthians 10:31 NKJV

Do the words “whatever” and “all” mean “whatever” and “all”? Yes, they mean a disciple’s whole life should be oriented toward glorifying God. They cover the workplace, leisure, going to the mailbox, and cutting the grass. They mean a trip to the grocery store can have eternal purpose. Have you ever prayed with someone in the grocery store? You could. If someone shares a deep burden…

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