Psalm 127:1 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.
The laboring of men alone is a vain effort. God created us for fellowship with Him. Therefore anything we do apart from him will never teach its full potential and will ultimately be a waste of time.
I have a tendency of doing things, even ministry things in isolation from God. I just get busy and do things and only call on God once it goes all wrong. However I find in this passage that my laboring from beginning to end should be done in fellowship with God. Why?
1. It is the way it is supposed to be.
2. It will be better.
3. It won’t be a waste of time.
Father, I don’t want to waste my time and and miss out on the best opportunity to invest my life. God you created me to have fellowship with you. Therefore all areas of my life are open to you. My relationships, my work, my ministry.