“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:17
I grew up working in the body shop with my Dad. A major part of my job was getting the cars ready to be painted. One of the jobs that I hated was “water sanding!” I always had the hardest time trying to get it just right. I knew that if I did not get it right, that it would show when the paint was applied to the car.
My Dad had a philosophy that said: “If it’s worth doing, then it’s worth doing right!” He always added to that: “Do it right the first time and you won’t have to come back and do it again!” I have had to learn this lesson the hard way, but the older I get, the easier it is to see the wisdom in what my Dad was trying to teach me.
In the verse above, God our Heavenly Father is encouraging us to “do it right” when it comes to the things of the Kingdom! What have you done for your Creator? What will you do? Remember: If it’s worth doing, then it’s worth doing right and if you do it right the first time, then God will get the glory and we will all live in the blessing!