Category Archives: Work

“Christian Verses” Podcast: Colossians 3:23

The Christian should be the best worker in the place. And the primary motivation shouldn’t be to get a promotion, win awards, or score points with the boss. Instead, it should be because the Christian understands that he or she … Continue reading

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Can You Trust Your Work?

It is said that Napoleon once ordered a coat of mail. (Mail is a steel mesh kind of armor in which metal rings are linked together and worn over the top half of the body to protect the chest.) When … Continue reading

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“Christian Verses” Podcast: Proverbs 24:23

This week’s “Christian Verses” podcast uses Proverbs 24:23 in relation to the sin (yes, that’s what it is) of showing favoritism. Bosses promoting favorites at work. Coaches showing favoritism toward certain players. Deacon elections at church becoming little more than … Continue reading

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Christian Principles For the Workplace

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ. (Colossians 3:23-24, N.K.J.V.) While the word … Continue reading

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Contentment

Now godliness with contentment is great gain. (1 Timothy 6:6, N.K.J.V.) How content are you right now? You might as well tell the truth. After all, God knows the correct answer, anyway. Are you content with your spouse? Are you … Continue reading

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Fighting on God’s Side

Haman had it all. Persia’s powerful king, Ahasuerus, had advanced him above all of Persia’s other princes (Esther 3:1). Ahasuerus had even decreed that anytime Haman was inside the gate of the royal grounds, all of Ahasuerus’ servants were to … Continue reading

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Persistence

At 10:30 one night a little girl called out from her bed, “Mommy, will you bring me a drink of water?” Her mother dutifully obliged. One hour later the girl called out again, “Mommy, will you bring me a drink … Continue reading

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