This evening, a brief thought from this morning’s sermon.
Most employees would never think of stealing even two pence from their employer. Why do they not even hesitate to steal two (or twenty) minutes that they should be working, by taking a longer than permitted break, or surfing the ‘Net, or whatever? Why do even Christians do this?
It is a failure of integrity driven by an “eyeservice” / “menpleasing” mindset. If my supervisor isn’t looking, I can get away with it….
5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;