“These are the two anointed ones,” he said, “who stand by the Lord of the whole earth” (Zechariah 4:14 HCSB).
Hands calloused from bricks and stone laid,
Tools’ grips worn smooth day after day,
God’s worship is this work’s true end.
But what about the time I spend
Not by song, but by labor bent
Not by prayer but fatigue laid low
What reward will I have to show?
This is the word of God to you:
Before the walls and doors are through
My worship is already here
My strength is for you, do not fear
My Spirit in you, always near
My servants no longer elite,
All the redeemed serve Me as priests.