Eager Does It
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Now finish the work, so that your eager willingness to do it may be matched by your completion of it, according to your means.
— 2 Corinthians 8:11
Due to the state of the economy, I have never worked so hard in my life. The nature of sales has always been hard work, but throw in panic, budget cuts, and a stimulus pack- age, and I’m scared. (Did I mention I sell to churches who have even less money?)
Eagerness is a great word to remember. I can never get too disappointed, or I won’t make my sales goals. I also can’t fear rejection, because it says in the Bible that Jesus will take care of my daily needs if I make God my primary concern (see Matthew 6:33).
The Bible never said we’d get rich staying home and sleeping in. To reiterate the point Paul was trying to make in 2 Corinthians 8:11, here are a few wise sayings to remind us that eager (not easy) does it:
“A little sleep, a ...
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