The older I become the more I value faithfulness. Repeatedly, it is a virtue that is needed on a daily basis. Life has a way of throwing curve balls and it is necessary to have someone watching your back, your front, and your sides!
There is a blessing that one receives from being faithful. The Lord promises that if you will be faithful in little that He will promote you to greater authority or ruler over many things.
In the natural, the first thought is that promotion is realized in the physical realm. But as you think on it and experience the reward of this you come to realize it is a spiritual reward as well.
The act of faithfulness in any area cost you something. Yes, there is a price to be paid.
Faithfulness requires commitment.
If not to the person or situation, then most certainly to God's word.
Matthew 25:21 ends with joy, but the process of faithfulness usually starts with tears or anger.
It is hard to be faithful.
To continue to believe the best, to do the best, and to keep pressing in and on regardless of the circumstances. But, I want to encourage you to do just that.
There is a reward.
God promised and He can not and will not lie.
1Samuel 15:29 And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man, that he should repent.
His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.