Alive in Christ

You are God’s handiwork! You are a masterpiece of God’s goodness! Your life is an expression of God’s artistry! Since you have put your faith in Christ, your life reflects the incomparable riches of God’s grace expressed through his kindness to you in Christ Jesus! Your job is something that God uniquely prepared in advance for you to do! There is nobody else in the world who can do what you are doing. Your work is not just some random Continue reading Alive in Christ

Moving Forward

How do you find joy and peace for today and for whatever comes next in your life? In John 17 we have the privilege of eavesdropping on an intimate conversation between the Son and the Father just days before Jesus goes to the cross. In this conversation we catch a glimpse of how Jesus prepares himself to move forward into the most stressful period of his life. Jesus prayer in John 17 provides us with a model of how we Continue reading Moving Forward

Stewards of God’s Creation

What command in Scripture were you obeying this morning when you went to work? When we get up in the morning to go to work, we are heading out in obedience to God’s command in Gen 1:28 to fill the earth, subdue the earth and to rule over it. In other words every job, every task, or every good endeavor, that you do today, you are doing in obedience to God’s command to govern and be responsible for His creation. Continue reading Stewards of God’s Creation

Be Strong and Courageous

Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. (Josh 1:8) How do we find the strength and courage to face our daily work routines? Where do we find the courage to step out into a new career or a new position? God is sufficient to replace our anxieties, inadequacies, fears, and doubts with Continue reading Be Strong and Courageous

Thanksgiving

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is Continue reading Thanksgiving

Gifted to do you work

Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! (Rom 11:33) God delights over you! Each facet of your life wonderfully reflects His glory. God rejoices over you! God sees his love radiating as you use your spiritual gifts. God sees his love sparkling as you use the talents and skills he gave you. Each of your abilities is a precious gift God uniquely chose to bestow upon you for his honor and glory before you Continue reading Gifted to do you work

Seeking God

The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. (Ps34:10) The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I have hope in Him.” The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the person who seeks Him. 1 When you seek God, you are trusting in the God who Continue reading Seeking God

God is watching over you

For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. (2 Chronicles 16:9) This morning, as you got out of bed, the eyes of the Lord were watching over you. As you are going about your work today, the eyes of the Lord are watching over you. The one who watches over you is your creator. The one who watches over you is the one who has blessed you with Continue reading God is watching over you

Pressing the Pause Button

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. (James 1:16) Can we face any situation in the “name of the Lord?” When life is good, and you feel like you are in the groove, can you get up in the morning and head off to work in the “name of the Lord?” What about when work is full of challenges and difficult situations, or when your career takes a twist or turn that you didn’t foresee? Can you Continue reading Pressing the Pause Button

Preparing for the future

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. (2 Cor 12:9a) God has brought you to this point in your life. God is fully aware of what was happening in the world, and in your life, as you grew up. God knows the joys and heartaches you’ve experienced. God has been with you every step of your journey. God has blessed you with the wisdom, understanding, and knowledge to get to this stage in Continue reading Preparing for the future