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Do You Love Your Job? Part 3

Wayne Grudem in his book, Business for the Glory of God, says, “As for the relationship of business to serving God, when people ask how their lives can ‘glorify God,’ they aren’t usually told, ‘Go into business.’ When students ask, ‘How can I serve God with my life?’ they don’t often hear the answer, ‘Go into business.’ When someone explains to a new acquaintance, ‘I work in such-and-such a business,’ he doesn’t usually hear the response, ‘What a great way to glorify God!’”

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Do You Love Your Job? Part 2

Last month, we examined 3 unbiblical views of work – Work Idolatry, Work Dichotomy, and Work Utilitarianism. This month we will answer the question – What is a biblical view of work?

The Bible teaches four reasons why work is good in and of itself. First, God is a worker. Gen 2:2 says, “And by the seventh day God completed His work which He had done; and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.” God began working on Day 1 of creation, and God’s work is described as good (Gen 1:31). But had God finished working?

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Do You Love Your Job? Part 1

Do you wake up every morning excited to go to work? Are you passionate about what you do and feel like you are making a positive impact in the world? Maybe you wish you weren’t surrounded by such ungodly sinners and their foul mouthed, pagan ways and that you had a job where you could do something good for God and for other Christians.

But why do you think those things about work? Are those ideas biblical? What does the Bible say about work? 

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Setting Direction

For those of you who have been keeping track, you know that I am on crusade to push our young men to set direction for their life and seek to become providers for their future families. To encourage them on that journey, I want to offer some practical advice for how to get a job that will allow you to fulfill your biblical priorities.

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The Blessing of Boredom

It’s summer vacation. It’s the afternoon. It’s hot. And you’re bored out of your mind. So far you have watched two hours of game shows, the afternoon news, and a talk show. Further, you have received several invitations to enroll at various career colleges, contact accident attorneys, and buy household products that will make your life a breeze (presumably so you can watch more TV). A single word describes the state of your being – boredom.

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