When God sets us apart for service He works within us a radical purity that refuses to compromise who He is and who we are. While hiddenness works to expose the issues of the heart that drive us, being set apart is simple. It is about purity within.
A few months ago, the Lord spoke to me. He said, “In seasons of preparation, serve well in obscurity.” The statement tickled my brain. I pondered what it meant to serve in obscurity. What did it mean to be obscure?
The human heart is a fickle thing, driven by relationships, disappointments, successes, failures, possessions, pride, ego, and money. We lack consistency and our responses to life’s upheavals change based upon our emotional wholeness.