Did you know that when you accepted Jesus into your heart that you are no longer your own person anymore? Through regeneration or Spiritual renewal you have chosen to surrender every aspect of your being to that of being a faithful servant of God. Through your respect for what God has done in your own life you have now picked up your cross to be that disciple and follow in the footsteps of Jesus.
Through humility we have laid down our own lives, our own will and obedience to this world in exchange for Gods will in our lives and our obedience to him as we become that faithful servant that is no longer of this world, but through perseverance we strive daily through all the struggles of this world as we become loyal to the works of the Lord as he sees us through everything we face in this world.
We become disciples of Jesus the day we ask him into our hearts for we now can know the mind of Jesus through the Holy Spirit that teaches us all things that Jesus was and still is as a faithful servant of God and today he uses those who are faithful to him to serve others through us. We are Gods hands, mouth and feet as he works through us to reach out to others. Just as the disciples were commanded to go out into the world, we too have that same commission.
We have a choice in where we want to serve God, but not how we serve him for we can only serve others by allowing the love of God work through us to reach out to those who need hope in their own lives. What I mean by not how we serve only means that we can do nothing of our own selves, but through the guidance of the Holy Spirit we can do all things that we might deem incapable of doing by allowing the Holy Spirit work through us.
We are a vessel and not only just a vessel, we need to be a vessel of honor that brings glory and honor to the Lord in all we do and in all things we speak to others as we need to lift up and edify each other in the love of the Lord, not tear down and discriminate against each other. The Lord will allow the wheat and tares grow together, but only God will separate and keep what is his.