John Quincy Adams, our 6th president, was an amazing man. He’s the only man to ever leave office as President of the United States and then run for Congress. Why? Because he felt compelled to end slavery.
While in Congress he lost many political battles, but when asked why he refused to give up, he simply said, “Duty is mine, results are God’s.”
This statement summarizes what we all should believe concerning the task God has given us to do. We can’t focus on results, we must simply focus on doing our duty.
The Apostle Paul stated in Acts 20:22, “And now, behold, bound by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.” I think many of us can say the same thing as Paul said in our own way:
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