- Philippians 1:6
Take special notice how this verse informs us that this good work will be performed till the day of Jesus Christ... not the end of your life.
Does that bring you comfort?
To know that the work you are allowing Christ to do in you will continue to be performed on this earth and impact lives? That work will NEVER end.
To know that the sacrifices you make, the hardships you face, and the valleys you cross all contain works of wonder that will be performed until Christ's return.
Read on down to the next chapter:"For it is God which worketh in you..." (2:12)
Then it gets even better:
"Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain. " (2:16)
Not only does God assure is that what we do now matters, but also that it will matter for all eternity.
Your sacrifices matter,
your tears matter,
your heartaches matter,
your life matters.
When God is on your side and when pleasing God is your aim, the work being performed in you this very instant could very well continue to mark the pages of history for centuries to come, if the Lord tarries.
Don't ever let the thought that you are useless invade your mind again!
God's work in you is precious. He wants you to know that your value will NEVER end.