The God of Small Beginnings

Small Beginnings Plant

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin.” (Zechariah 4:10)

How many of us young adult Christians feel like we are doing “little” things?

We question what our 9 to 5 job, small business or college education will do for God? We want more. We honestly feel like there is more out there for us to do, this cannot be all that there is to life.

And in our quest for more, we choose to abandon our current responsibilities. In our quest for the big things, we find ourselves despising the small beginnings in life.

Maybe we have a burden to make Christ’s name known, a burden to do more work for God. So we find ourselves bored with our work, gifts, talents and education.

Failing to realize how God can use the small things, we choose to despise them.

And although unfaithful with little, we expect God to bless us with more. Continue reading