Working unto the Glory of God

from Sep 20, 2018 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

Here’s an excerpt from Working unto the Glory of God, Gene Edward Veith’s contribution to the September issue of Tabletalk:

Doing something really well and then giving God credit for it—-this is the antidote to pride. When you achieve something that you can really feel good about, such as hitting a baseball, making a sale, helping a client, making a good product, or connecting with an audience, you may be tempted to glorify yourself. You may be tempted to indulge in what the King James translation calls “vainglory” (Phil. 2:3). But instead, you can channel that glory to God Himself, who gave you the ability, the opportunity, and the vocation that made the achievement possible. Paradoxically, the great accomplishment makes you feel humble, instead of proud, whereupon you glorify God.

Continue reading Working unto the Glory of God, or begin receiving Tabletalk magazine by signing up for a free 3-month trial.

For a limited time, the new TabletalkMagazine.com allows everyone to browse and read the growing library of back issues, including this month’s issue.