Daily Devotional

Don’t Walk Away

Fill Your Waterpots

25th June 2022

Scripture Reading: John 2: 1-11


“Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim.” (John 2: 7)

In our Focal Scripture, Jesus ordered the servants at the marriage feast to fill the waterpots with water; those servants filled the waterpots to the brim. It wasn’t a case of half measures. The servants were not going to do what was not enough to fill the tops. The idea was to fill the pots, and went ahead and filled all the pots to the brim. The did all that was required of them. They gave the full measure of efforts that the situation demanded.

Friend, fill your ‘waterpots’ to the brim. Make your impact and efforts maximal; let your service be without blemish; let your scorecard speak of excellence; let your work be thorough; let it be said that you always do all that you should have done; let it be said that your stewardship and efficiency is excellent; don’t be that man that could have filled a ‘waterpot’ but prefers to leave it half filled; don’t make efforts and stop halfway.

The season of half-filled waterpots, is over; the season of service in half measures, is over; the season of incomplete efforts, is over; the season of doing less instead of more, is over; the season of operating at a mediocre level, is over; the season of offering average services instead of excelling in full, is over; the season of haphazard performances at your duty post, is over; the season of uncompleted assignments, is over.

Notice that the miracle did not happen until the waterpots were filled to the brim. A new, unprecedented divine manifestation did not happen until the waterpots were filled. What if God has been waiting to show you His goodness and mercy on a new level, but your half filled waterpots keep hindering Him? What is the half measures in your service to God and at your duty post is the reason why you have not accessed uncommon results?

If you ever have an opportunity to do more, don’t do less. If you have a chance to fill your ‘waterpots’, don’t leave it half filled.


I will fill my ‘waterpots’ to the brim; no more half measures, in Jesus’ name!

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“Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.” (Proverbs 22: 29)

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