Small Efforts Do Matter

Read this earlier today:

So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty. “What are you, mighty mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become level ground. Then he will bring out the capstone to shouts of ‘God bless it! God bless it!’” Then the word of the Lord came to me: “The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this temple; his hands will also complete it. Then you will know that the Lord Almighty has sent me to you. “Who dares despise the day of small things, since the seven eyes of the Lord that range throughout the earth will rejoice when they see the chosen capstone in the hand of Zerubbabel?”

Zechariah 4:6-10

Then tonight read, Luke 21, and I notice how both passages God seems to be very interested in even the “small” things we do for him. We may be tempted to feel more spiritual on days we seemingly do more, but do not forget that God is not concerned nearly as much as the size of our results as the effort we make to honor him!

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