Interestingly, when the Lord commissioned Isaiah as a prophet, He made it clear that Isaiah’s messages would fail to bring repentance or healing in Israel … Isaiah was to measure his success by his obedience, not by results.
We usually think that if God calls us to do something and we’re faithful to do it in His strength, we should see positive results. If that doesn’t happen, we can feel like failures… and others can be quick to reaffirm that!
What do you think of Mindy’s idea of measuring success by our obedience? (You may want to read her full post here.)