Who’s the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his servants to give them their allowance at the proper time? It will be the servant, who the master finds doing so when he returns. He will put him in charge of all his possessions (Luke 12:41-48).
Let the love, protection and peace of our Father, who called me as Christ’s servant, be with you all now and forever. The message of this issue is to develop our individual Christian lives as given by God. HE urged me to write this especially for the ones, who are working in the name of Jesus, to bring out HIS blessings.
All Christians are called into Christ in some way. How happy it is to know that God knew and has called me, even before he formed me in my mother’s womb. Moreover we should be proud to call ourselves Christians, for Christ himself had said, ‘No one can come to me unless the Father draws him’.
This relationship is the main root for us to know about him and for him to know about us. Our Christian life is being built from this. We are given utmost responsibility to work in this relationship. This applies to whoever’s working for God as ministers, irrespective of being chosen either for priesthood or as laity.
When you analyze deeply as St. Paul has written to Romans, the main duty given for us is to share our faith to one another. Even today we should do the same during prayer meetings. This is what all Christians did in the beginning. They devoted themselves to the Apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer (The fellowship of the Believers- Acts 2:42-47). When I was reading this, the Spirit of God revealed some truths.
1. To the servants of God.
As servants of God, calling is very important and so our life gets responsible, debatable and accountable and comes into closer scrutiny by everyone. This is because the root of witness and testimony lies with us. This is paramount important, which is quite clearly explained in the Bible as the duties of ministers.