Do not despise the day of small things. Steve Jobs became one of the greatest technological innovators who has ever lived. His inventions including the iphone and ipad have changed how we live. Steve Jobs had an initial exposure to computers. Michael Jordan is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player ever. Once upon a time, Michael Jordan took his first dribble and his first shot. Evgeny Kissin is one of the great pianists of our time. There was a day whe his fingers touched the piano keys for a first time.
Do not despise the day of small things. It’s the small things that can help you build a strong relationship with your spouse. A simple complement and a small touch can make a big difference. Simply saying, “Thank you”, “I love you”, “I’m proud of you”, and “I appreciate you”, can be huge building blocks in a marriage relationship.
Do not despise the day of small things. Look what Jesus started with a small beginning. John 1 is a record of the beginning of Jesus’ ministry from an eyewitness account. Jesus’ ministry started with the calling of Andrew, Peter, John, James, Philip and Nathanael. This marked the beginning of a huge, lasting movement. There wasn’t a huge public display to mark the launch of Jesus’ ministry. There wasn’t a big fireworks show to kick everything off. It was simply willingness on the part of others to follow Jesus when He called them.
Do not despise the day of small things. We want to do great things in the kingdom for God. We want to serve in big ways. We want to be a part of something that’s big and grand and memorable. Remember…it’s the small things that can make a big difference. Listen to Jesus’ words in Luke 16:10, “He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much…” Small opportunities may be turned into great blessings. Take time to do the small things in your spiritual walk. Read your Bible every day. Pray continually. Write a note of encouragement to someone who is sick, shut-in or struggling spiritually. Take a few minutes to walk across the street and invite your neighbors to worship. Express thanks to your elders and Bible class teachers. Be faithful to God today. Do not despise the day of small things. It’s the small things that can make a big difference.