Tag Archives: work

Values; June 7, 2021


Job 21:16 But their prosperity is not in their own hands, so I stand aloof from the counsel of the wicked. Job here touches on an issue that comes up in the Bible many times and is still common all … Continue reading

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Laziness; January 27, 2021


Proverbs 6:10-11 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest– and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man. This past Sunday I preached on Exodus 34:21, that … Continue reading

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Work; December 11, 2020


2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” It seems to me that this verse should be inscribed over the door of several … Continue reading

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Endurance; December 7, 2020


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. I know I have written on this verse multiple times in the past, … Continue reading

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God’s Gifts; November 30, 2020


Ephesians 3:2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you. What follows this verse is something that was shocking to Jews and perhaps surprising to Gentiles, that, as it says in … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; March 16, 2020


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. This verse should settle the perennial “faith vs. … Continue reading

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Perspective; March 15, 2020


Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ … Continue reading

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God’s Provision; September 27, 2019


Psalm 127:1-2 Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— … Continue reading

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RIP; June 21, 2019


Revelation 14:13 Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.” Thinking … Continue reading

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Resting; June 10, 2019


Hebrews 4:9-11 There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, … Continue reading

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