Philippians 2:13 (NIV)
for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.
As difficult as it is to believe, every life belongs to God but the surrendered life, he uses for his glory. Every life has a divine purpose and when that purpose is realized, not only God is glorified but the carrier (vessel) of that life. When a vessel is cleaned and polished and preserved for the high table or used to serve the VVIP, that’s an honor accorded it. When we obey his word and allow him to use us the way he wants, we are exalted before men and promoted by God in ways unimaginable. You know Christ and have received him as Lord and personal savior, let him complete the process of your elevation and glorification. Shalom.
Let my life O Lord be led according to your will. My toil of labor and love will not be in vain because you will honor me before men and exalt my head.