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“And if you give even a cup of cold water to one of the least of my followers, you will surely be rewarded.” (Matthew 10:42, New Living Translation) A cup of cold water doesn’t sound like much, does it? It’s just a little thing. But to a thirsty person, a cup of water is important. And if that thirsty person is in an arid place on a hot day, that same cup of water becomes life sustaining. When we think about our service to God, it’s easy to judge the importance of the task by how “big” it is. When…

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” I Thessalonians 5:18 One morning I was changing the sheets on my bed and as I was tucking the fitted sheet under the mattress, I began to think of how we used to only have flat sheets on our beds. No matter how carefully we tucked them in as we made the bed, we would often wake up in the night to find them pulled out and we were lying on the mattress. At home I shared the bed with two sisters, so…