“Each one should remain in the situation which he was in when God called him.” 1 Corinthians 7:20

I called out to Him and He answered. His answer was in today’s bible reading that I just happened to pick up since I’m doing 3 different books.

C.H. Spurgeon aptly explains the verse by saying:

Beloved, it is not office, it is earnestness; it is not position, it is grace that will enable us to glorify God. God is more surely glorified in that cobbler’s stall, where the godly worker, as he plies the awl, sings of the Saviour’s love; glorified far more than in any prebendal stall where official religiousness performs its scanty duties. The name of Jesus is glorified by the poor unlearned carter as he drives his horse, and blesses his God, or speaks to his fellow laborer by the roadside, as much as by the popular divine who, throughout the country, like Boanerges, is thundering out the gospel. God is glorified by our serving Him in our proper vocations. Take care, dear reader, that you do not forsake the path of duty by leaving your occupation, and take care that you do not dishonour your profession while in it. Think little of yourselves, but do not think too little of your callings. Every lawful trade may be sanctified by the gospel to the noblest ends. Therefore, do not be discontented with your calling. Let your first care be to glorify God to the utmost of your power where you are. Fill your present sphere to His praise, and if He needs you in another He will show it to you. Today, lay aside vexing ambition, and embrace peaceful content.

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