I heard about a teacher that did something very interesting at the beginning of the school year. He said: “You all have an “A” in this class! From this time on, be sure that you don’t do anything to take that grade away!
God created every one of us perfectly-we all had an “A.” But selfishness and lack of attention to God’s desires, had us get lower grades. Some people even got an “F” in being a creation of God! This is at the heart of the image of a perfect vineyard that God planted, that has become filled with wild grapes.
As you listen to what’s going to happen to the vineyard, feel God’s pain and disappointment in His people. Here is a moment to ask the Lord to help you continue to become all that God intends you to be. Don’t do anything to have God’s “A” for you be lowered! May you always get an “A” in being you!
Mondays are dedicated to the reading of the Hebrew Prophets.
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