Job 8:7 (NASB) “Though your beginning was insignificant, Yet your end will increase greatly.
I would never have thought the end would be that great. Many would say that my time on the fire department was cut short by the accident that took a majority of my hearing, but I say that I was blessed to walk away from the job. Who would have thought that a young guy like myself would find such a love for the job? At the time of taking the exam to get the job, I had no idea what to expect. It was a new beginning filled with questions, doubts, and fears that needed to be faced; but when all was said and done, the end was increased greatly. Like today's scripture shares, I came away from a job I loved with many great friends and memories, but in the end, I can say my time was blessed. If you’re starting something new, hold tight to today's verse and honor God. Your end WILL increase greatly.
Personal Application: Continue spending time with the Lord daily. Sow righteousness and reap the fruit of God's unfailing love.
Family Devotion: Read this chapter with your family. Ask them if anything spoke to them and discuss. Pray with them.
TOM SEMBER has been involved in ministering to men for over 20 years. He is an ordained minister with the AG in the NY Ministry Network. Tom lives with his wife, Carolyn, and children in New York. You can connect with Tom on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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