Colossians 3:23

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men.

There are a lot of Scriptures about doing your absolute best at whatever you set out to do. Solomon, the wisest man to ever live, explains countless times, “Do your best at what you do.” The Lord seems to be very concerned about a Believer giving their very best at what they do. Why is that?

The next verse in Colossians says this, “Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ” (Colossians 3:24). Paul tells them whatever you do in task, action, or motive, do it as if you were doing an errand for the Lord Himself. Do this because it is from the Lord that you will reap your greatest treasure, which is your spiritual inheritance. It is not from men that you will receive eternal life, it is from the Lord. So all that you do should be done unto Him who is deserving of your effort.

Do you find that you do things half-heartedly? Do you go to work only to complain and waste your company's time? Do you invest time and effort into your family to learn how you can be a better parent or grandparent? Do you give everything that you do your best effort?

God was pleased that Mary would spend all the money she had for the best of ointment to anoint Jesus’ feet. She wasn’t concerned about anything other than giving the best, her absolute best.

Whatever you do in life, do it heartily as unto Christ.

55-0807A - “Pride”

There lay the money out, He said—she said, "I want a alabaster box, the best you got in the store. Why, he said,"Let's see how much money you got." She lays it out, and she had a hundred and eighty of Roman denarii. He counted it all out, "Yes, you've just got enough." What? She wanted the best. She said, "He's deserving of the best," and He is. He's deserving of the best you've got. Don't give Him a little corner; give Him all you've got. He deserves the best that you've got, and the best that you can do.

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