Obey and Serve

“If they obey and serve him, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment.” (Job 36:11)

We all would like some prosperity and contentment. Being followers of Jesus doesn’t make us any less capable of enjoying the good things of life. These are good and worthwhile things. They are gifts from the One we serve. God says that He wants to give us this kind of life.

What do we have to do to receive these desirable gifts? We have to be obedient and we have to serve. If we seek first the Kingdom of God, which is wherever He is King and His will is done, then these other things will be added to us.

When we serve, we put His priorities ahead of our own and treat others with respect and deference. As we obey Him and serve His will, we will gain our heart’s desires.

Quick Prayer: I will obey and serve. Amen.