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The Good of Our Work
The Good of Our Work

Introduction

When you read the word, "job" what comes to mind? You might think, "I'm glad tomorrow's a holiday!" Still others think, "Boy, am I glad I ...


When we work we are doing good for the kingdom of God.


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Loving Our Work

Introduction

I want to fast forward to Revelation, and look at the last two chapters. Then we are going to backtrack to Isaiah 60. When we look at the ...


The work that we do has incredible meaning.


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Connecting Our Work to God's Mission
Connecting Our Work to God's Mission

Introduction

Undoubtedly you have heard the phrase, "TGIF-Thank God It's Friday." It's a broadly-shared sentiment, as we head home from work looking forward ...


God is a worker, and as Christians our work can connect with his mission in the world.


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Pursuing Your "Higher Calling"

Introduction

Imagine a stunningly beautiful church building: a limestone exterior, stained glass, and a slate roof. For 90 years, many people simply drove ...


Regardless of where you work, each person's vocation is a job with a "higher calling."


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Work Is More Than a Curse

Introduction

Whether it as at home, in a classroom, on a factory floor, or in the office, work can be a big pain!

You can face an urgent deadline and have ...


Sometimes work feels like a curse, but there's also a hopeful realism about God's good plan for our jobs.


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Strong Grace, Hard Word, Good Memories

Introduction

Be strong. Suffer hardship. Remember Jesus Christ. These are Paul's words of counsel to Timothy in a fallen world and imperfect church. Timothy ...



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A Christian View of Work

The voice of God comes out of the burning bush, and says, "I've heard the cries of my people in slavery, and I'm going to liberate them. And guess who's ...



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Who's the Boss?
Who's the Boss?

Story behind the sermon (from Lee Eclov)

I wonder if people aren't a little suspicious when we preach about work. When we say that all work is a calling, ...


At the core of the Christian work ethic is not what we do, but whom we serve.


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Wisdom for Work

From the editor:

One of the more popular shows on TV right now is NBC's The Office. Though its comedy is often over-the-top, the audience still feels ...


We need to let the wisdom of God's Word trump conventional wisdom.


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Strong Grace, Hard Work, Good Memories

Text: 2 Timothy 2:1–9
Topic: A sobering look at what the Christian life entails

From the editor:

Every once in a while a sermon comes along that is ...


Sacrifice and hard work are part and parcel of the Christian life.


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All God Does Is Good

From the editor

Chuck's sermon is an excellent example of a sermon that sharpens the way we read the Bible. Notice how Chuck challenges us to take the ...


The creation account is the introduction to God's story of redemption.


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Your Whole Life Matters to God
Your Whole Life Matters to God

Introduction

I once read an article in the New York Times entitled "How the Worm Turns." The article focused on a group of scientists who spend ...


All of life is an act of worship and an opportunity to serve and please God.


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A Strange Résumé

Introduction

It's the most dreaded question of the job interview, and when the time comes, you can't seem to push the words out of your mouth. "Tell me," ...


God turns our weakness into incredible strength.


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Beyond Comfort

Introduction

Where do you turn for comfort when you encounter loss, pain, or disappointment? Some people turn to food. For some reason, certain foods—like ...


God gives comfort enough to share.


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Unbreakable?

Introduction

M. Night Shyamalan's film Unbreakable begins with a train wreck. Everyone on board is killed—over a hundred people—except for ...


We demonstrate the power of Christ by enduring hardship.


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Taking God as your partner

Introduction

A little more than 300 years ago, a middle aged man named Nicholas Herman entered a monastery in France and lived the remaining 30 years of ...


There’s only one place of peace in this world: living all day, everyday, in the presence of God.


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Body Building

Introduction

Every now and again, I get the urge to do a little bodybuilding. As you may notice, it has been a long time since I've really had that urge. ...


God equips his church in order to do his work through a unified body.


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A Spirit-Filled Workplace

Introduction

In Walt Disney’s fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the little men march off to work each morning singing, "Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off ...


Christian employees and employers in the workplace today need to be Spirit-filled.


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Don't You Believe It! It's Wrong, Even If...

Introduction:

Once a man was wanting to rob a downtown Bank of America. He walked into the branch and, on a deposit slip, wrote "this iz a stikkup. put ...


There are many subtle ways to steal things from God and others.


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Jesus' Vacation

Introduction

Many of us have recently returned from our summer holidays and are trying to adjust to normal life once again. There was a little blurb ...


Jesus' easy yoke and light burden free us from worthless pursuits and provide us with something significant to accomplish.


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Jesus' Formula for Success

Introduction

The University of Chicago did a five-year study of leading artists, athletes, and scholars. The research was conducted by Dr. Benjamin Bloom, ...


True success if found in denying ourselves and working hard to serve others.


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God Is Not To Be Taken Lightly

Introduction:

We're in a series of messages on the Ten Commandments, where we're looking at each of them in light of destructive myths that our culture tries ...


We keep the Sabbath by not profaning the sacred.


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A Woman's Worth Is Never Done

Introduction:

A woman of keen mind and understanding heart gazed at Whistler's portrait of his mother. "It is a remarkable painting of a very lovely ...


There is no substitute for the goodness a godly mother brings.


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Take This Job and Love It

Recently I stopped at a red-light and noticed the bumper sticker on the car in front of me. It said,

I'm in no hurry, I'm on my way to work.

Have ...

(c) Steve MayA resource of Christianity Today International
God wants to give you a job you can love.


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Getting Gruntled: Holiness At the Office

In this section of Matthew's Gospel we've been looking at the subject of holiness. This week and next we'll take a look at how holiness applies to our ...


Adjusting your disgruntled attitude will make a difference in your life.


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Job One

Listen to this short paragraph. It was written in the second century by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. If you saw the movie Gladiator, you might ...


We don't work merely for work's sake, we don't work for the glory of ourselves, we work for the glory of God.


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Work Hard

This is the fourth week of our series in the book of Proverbs called "Get Smart." It's a series about getting it together and keeping it together. Today, ...


In order for God to bless our work, we must work to his glory.


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Wise Up About Money
Wise Up About Money

The shock disk jockey, Howard Stern, is probably most well known for his vulgar and crude antics on his radio and television shows. In fact, at last count, ...


When we handle our money wisely, we best resemble our Father.


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