Everyone Matters, Through the Will of God

Just because your calling may not be to preach the word of the Lord, does noit make you any less worthy of God's attention.

Just because your calling may not be to preach the word of the Lord, does noit make you any less worthy of God’s attention.

It can be easy to set eyes on the authorities of the church—pastors and evangelists—and grow to assume that they contribute more than the average church-goer, who serves the ministry part-time around their other vocations, such as accountants, waitresses, nurses or teachers.  While this assumption can be an easy one to make, an article recently completed by The Christian Post God calls all followers to a variety of vocations.  By the pure will of God, a believer could be called to do anything.  Every individual has a job to do, in the eyes of God; He will lead the person towards their appropriate fate—what they are meant to do, the part they are meant to play.

Many can be drawn to believe that a call to preach is the highest calling imaginable; it is certainly easy to fall to the assumption that it is superior and higher than the individual’s own calling.  This can often lead to a sentiment of being a second-class citizen—less worthy of the attention of God than those whose serve full-time.  While it is true that to preach is a privilege—a very high calling—the article declares that no calling is higher than the one assigned to the individual.  The believer must show faith and be faithful in this calling—to acknowledge that, even if one can’t work in the ministry full-time, contributions are still possible, specifically through the individual’s calling.

This thought process maintains that not just those who are highly visible in the church are important.  Often, the assumption can grow that those seen regularly participating in services and addressing congregations are the only ones who are important and susceptible to the will of God.  However, this perfectly natural assumption neglects the fact that there are also many who are important in the eyes of God that the average individual overlooks or fails to recognize.  No one can declare who is and is not important in the eyes of God; it may very well be the individual who sits in church, doubting their own relevance.  Therefore, the article declares the believer must be who they are by the will of God and fate will follow.