I belong to a group that asked this question: What makes your ‘business’ better than others? Here’s my answer:
Carol P Clemans from LIFE ENRICHMENT MINISTRIES, INC. (501c3)
November 30, 2017
In my ministry of teaching/counseling and writing, I do not consider myself better but unique! We all are created by God. We all have different abilities, education, life’s experiences, etc. Therefore, no one else teaches, counsels or writes like I do. I have a unique ministry that has touched thousands of people’s lives over 50 years. I give God all the glory! In God’s view, there is no comparison or competition. We must do all we do heartily as unto the Lord for His glory! ALL means everything – every occupation. www.carolclemans.org
All of us are created by God for His glory and purpose: To glorify Him in our body and spirit which belong to God – 1 Cor. 6: 18-20.
No matter what your occupation or ministry, we are to give God the glory in all that we do. We are created in the image and likeness of God. We are the dwelling place of His Spirit. God shows Himself through us to others. What do others see in you? Is it God’s character?
In the good and bad times, we are to give God thanks. Just because I’ve been in ministry 50+ years, it does not mean that there has not been heartache or adversity. The very opposite is true. But we have chosen to continue loving and serving God even in the adversities of life.
Jesus died on a cross before He could rise from the grave! All the apostles save John were killed because of their belief that Jesus Christ was God in flesh! Have I suffered unto death? No! I must choose to count all suffering as joy for the sake of believing and serving God. Yes, I have cried buckets of tears but continued to rejoice in the midst of the sorrowful times because I have hope!
I choose to live in expectation of God’s complete perfect will that He purposed to be fulfilled in my life – one day at a time all for His glory!
Every day, I’m looking for His appearing in the heavens to catch His Bride up to be with Him forever! I’m determined to rejoice and give Him thanks today in all things!
My desire is to hear the Lord say, “Well done thou good and faithful servant!”
www.carolclemans.org – teach for churches/conferences – provide nationwide counseling by phone/Facetime/Facebook video/Skype – teach/counsel worldwide/(636) 448-0121. Shop for products on www.carolclemans.org – 440+ articles. Watch teaching videos on Carol Clemans YouTube channel.
Mins. ref: Pastor Daniel Batchelor, Dupo, IL.
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