Seek first God’s kingdom and God’s righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Matthew 6:33-34) At your workplace your life is intertwined with the real stories, hurts, experiences, fears, success and failures of your co-workers. At the same time, your life is immersed in the scriptures, living and inhaling the love, hope, and grace of Christ. How do you connect these two kingdoms? Or are they two separate worlds? Bridging these worlds occurs as you Continue reading Faith @ Work – Bridging Two Worlds
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. (Isa 43:1b) How will you respond to what the people around you are doing? The Bible assures us that God knows what is going on and controls each person’s destiny. God guarantees the blameless that their righteousness will shine like the dawn and that they will spend eternity under the Lord’s care with an inheritance that will endure forever. So why expend energy Continue reading Faith @ Work – God upholds the righteous
A bruised reed he will not break,and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. (Isa 42:3) Stressful days. Days when the boss drops three piles of work on your desk just as you are ready to go home and demands that it be ready for the next morning. Times when your computer dies when you have 15 minutes left to finish your presentation. Days when the best you can do is shake your head at the way your managers, Continue reading Faith @ Work – Stressful Work Days
Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy. For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. (Ps 33:3-4) Do you find yourself having trouble today in your world? Are things going differently then what you planned? Are people behaving in ways you didn’t expect them to behave? Look to Jesus – he knows that you would have trouble in this world. Jesus died for you, Jesus overcame Continue reading Faith @ Work – Singing Joyfully to the Lord
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Col 3:17) Throughout our career our work experiences range from jobs we thoroughly enjoy to work we would rather not do. God sees our work differently. God sees all our work as opportunities to cooperate with his eternal purposes. When we are working God sees us as being obedient to his command. In Continue reading How Does God View Work?