We have to trust in God’s timing and maintain confidence that what he has promised will come to pass. You don’t need to work to impress your boss or supervisor. “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men” (Colossians 3:23). We submit to authority and show respect for those who have been placed over us. What we do not do is become so overly preoccupied with wanting to impress. If God is pleased with what we do, then everyone else will be pleased with our work.
We maintain a spirit of excellence and work to a good standard. God should be at the centre of everything that we do. The way that we carry out our jobs should bring glory to God. We are God’s representatives in the market place. Our clients, customers, colleagues and supervisors should see God in us. We are blessed and highly favoured and whatever we put our hands to is blessed (Deuteronomy 30:9).
No one can overtake you, run ahead of you or take what rightfully belongs to you. If God has a promotion or a raise with your name on it, then no one can snatch it out of your hands. Rest in the assurance that God has his hands on you and your breakthrough is here. Your promotion is lined up and ready and your increase is at the table. Stay seated in the presence of God and wait for his instructions to move forward and possess your possessions.
“Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God” (Psalms 146:5).