I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. -Psalm 119:11
If we are honest with ourselves, there have been times where we’ve felt that what we’ve done or are doing for the Lord is in vain-that our labor of love to Him is not recognized and acknowledged by those we do it for. Not that our motives are only for recognition, but the desire to be seen is inherent.
Here are some powerful words of experience and encouragement by John Piper, a leader in the faith, who knows a little something that about this feeling: