One day some of Napoleon’s officers came to him and recommended a young captain for promotion. When Napoleon asked them why they were suggesting the captain for promotion, they explained that he had used great courage and cleverness to win a victory several days earlier. To that, Napoleon replied, “Good, but what did he do the next day?” And that was the last that was ever heard in regards to a promotion for the young captain.
You say you went to church Sunday? Fine, but what did you do Monday? You studied your Bible Tuesday night? Okay, but what did you do Wednesday? You prayed a great prayer Thursday? Excellent, but what did you do Friday? You see, occasional flashes of brilliance in serving the Lord just don’t compare to a life that is wholly devoted to serving Him 24-7. So, how’s your case for a promotion right now?