In our last post, we emphasized the necessity of focus in carrying out your Father’s business. We learned that Rebekah had no time to busy herself in the affairs of others. Her focus was solely on caring for the family business. Her faithfulness caused her to run headlong into her destiny.
THE SHEPHERDING BUSINESS
Residing with her brother, a shepherd, I’m sure one of Rebekah’s duties was also to play the role of a shepherd even as her niece Rachel had. This can be evidenced by her ability to provide water for Eliezer’s camels.
Once we have become acquainted with Jesus, and have begun to build a deep and intimate relationship with him, we are promoted by our Father to assist in attending His sheep. Peter’s title for this promotion is “royal priesthood .” In order for us to fulfill our obligations in this newly appointed promotion, we must gain a clear understanding of our job description as a shepherd.
The duties of a shepherd include tending, herding, feeding, and guarding herds of sheep. Now let’s look more closely at each of these responsibilities: Continue reading “Wife-In-Waiting Training: Characteristic #3 (Part 2) – Be Busy About Your Father’s Business”