images (13)29 So then, welcome him (Epaphroditus) in the Lord with great joy, and honor people like him, 30 because he almost died for the work of Christ. He risked his life to make up for the help you yourselves could not give me. Philippians 2:29-30 NIV


Tis no small thing to attribute honor

Especially for those servants of Christ

Who’ve left behind riches and fame

Endured suffering and risk of life


They are not pursuing the attention

Nor are they wanting all the credit

Acknowledgement has its own importance

You will be glad that you said it


You are not using words to puff up

When you decide to give them praise

Don’t worry about perfect wording

A grateful heart will find the phrase


Find a way to express appreciation

It can be in a speech or just a note

It brings warmth to their heart

Your words they will often quote


What if you feel that no one has noticed

All of the sacrifices that you have made

Keep attributing honor to others who need it

You’re storing up treasures that will never fade


There is one phrase that we long to hear

When the battle of this life is won

From Jesus lips they will appear

“My faithful servant, well done”