Text:“And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this: For he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue.” – Luke 7:4,5.
There are profound benefits in doing the work of God. While in Capernaum, our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ was approached by the elders on behalf of a centurion with a request that he should grant divine healing to his servant “who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die.” Jesus Christ was impressed by the positive remarks made concerning the centurion - for he had before that time, associated himself with the cause of righteousness, to the point of even providing a place of worship for the people of God. In addition, was his outstanding show of humility, in saying he was not worthy to play host to Jesus Christ. Consequently, his servant was healed, even from a distance. – Luke 7:1-10.
A similar commendation was made of a certain disciple named Tabitha, who “was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did”. According to the account, all the widows in the city went as far as presenting “the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them”. By the power of the Almighty, Peter raised her back to life. – Acts 9:36-42.
We as worshippers of God should be steady in our individual resolve not to be weary in well doing. (Galatians 6:9, 10; 2 John 8) Our Redeemer and Saviour is now sitting on the throne of his glory and dispensing the kingdom blessings to everyman according to his works. – Matthew 16:27; Revelation 22:12.