I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called. ~ Ephesians 4:1 ~
Did you ever stop to think about the fact that you have a vocation? I’m not talking about a natural vocation, but a spiritual vocation. Just like you have a vocation in the natural you also have a vocation in the Body of Christ. In the natural you might be a plumber, but in the church you could be serving as an usher. So you’re a plumber and an usher. Actually, the ushering part is more important because it has eternal ramifications. You can help shape someone’s eternal destiny by your ushering.
In this verse in Ephesians Paul instructs us to walk worthy of the vocation wherewith we are called. The word worthy here means “of sufficient weight”. In other words, we’re to give sufficient weight to what we are called to do in the Body of Christ. We’re to treat it as very important!
If you’re an usher, greeter, teacher, nursery worker, sound person, or work in some other area of the church your vocation is very important to God and to others. Never see your service lightly. Give it sufficient weight. Pray over it and give God your best. The rich rewards you’ll receive when you do your spiritual vocation with all of your heart will far outweigh any rewards you could ever receive for doing your natural vocation!