Little Things Matter
Whatever you do for the Lord
Cannot be called in vain.
If it is done with faithful heart,
Its purpose will remain.
When you get to the bema seat
You’ll likely feel surprise
By what God singles out for praise,
What’s worthy in His eyes.
The time spent all alone in prayer
And time with lonely souls,
Put patches over broken hearts
And filled such painful holes.
The children you read stories to,
The friends with awful pain
Who cried upon your shoulder as
Their dreams went down the drain,
Those hours spent to clean the church,
The cookies that you made,
The money given to the poor
Will more than be repaid.
“What you do for the least of these,
So you have done for Me.”
This is what Jesus did proclaim,
And all things, He does see.
So don’t feel unimportant for
The “little” things you do,
For God can see the loving heart
Inside, that’s driving you.
(c) 2014 Denise McKenney
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