Do everything for the glory of God. I wish I had known this all my life. But I have only Truly known God for 12 1/2 years. I met God when I was a child, but I completely left him when I was 16 after my dad died.
“The answer is, if you eat or drink, or if you do anything, do it all for the glory of God.”
1 Corinthians 10:31 NCV
As I’ve gotten to know God personally, I’ve discovered a freedom I never knew could be mine. Freedom from what, you might be wondering? I’m glad you asked. 😁
Freedom from sin, from people pleasing, from self loathing, from fear, From anger, from bitterness, from unforgiveness, and from death. With this freedom I am learning how to do everything for the glory of God. And well, what does that mean?
Because I have been freed up from all of the things that weigh us down down here, I am able to love God with all that I am and all that I have. Doing everything for the glory of God means exactly what it says. From waking up in the morning to getting out and walking; to watching sunrises and sunsets; to brushing my teeth And clipping my nails; to eating food and drinking water; to caring for the sick and caring for family and friends and coworkers alike; to getting out into the wilderness to hike 1 mile or 40 miles. From what I think is most trivial to what I think is most important, I do everything for the glory of God. He is the single most important person in my life and now my life is hidden in him through Jesus Christ.
You see, now that I know him, your opinion of me doesn’t matter anymore. I do not care if you think I am right or wrong or good or bad. Only God matters. He created me for his glory. And now I do everything for his glory. And because I know him, he is shaping me into the original version he created me to be, the best version. I pray God is doing the same for you. 🙏🏼☺️
Friends, this space has been silent long enough. I’m not making any promises, but I would like to start jotting down my thoughts again more regularly.