Then they said to Him, ‘What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?’ Jesus answered and said to them, ‘This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He sent.’- John 6:28-29.
Like the disciples, we wonder what we should do to do the works of God. We also question if what we do is good enough, or simply enough. We fear the Lord may not be pleased with what we do. Our fight is with religion, trying to gain something from God based on our good works. If that is the case, then it won’t matter what we do, it will never be enough!
Instead of what we should do, we should look at who we are and should be: a believer in God. Jesus told His disciples and tells us today to only believe. Believe that He can lead us to what He wants us to do. Believe that nothing we do in His name is too small and not to belittle the impact of our prayers, works of love, and labor of faith. Our primary purpose is to be a willing, available vessel in His hands; to rest in Him and obey as He leads.
What shall we do? With a childlike faith, yield to God for His doings. What we do must be of God and through God. Works of faith by the Spirit, not dead works done out of obligation or as a religious exercise. We believe, from glory to glory!