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The Sudden Turn of Joy
The Sudden Turn of Joy

Introduction

It’s a wonderful day and I’m really honored to be preaching on the first Sunday of the New Year it’s a great joy. I have ...


In our journey with Christ we need the work of faith, the labor of love, the uppomano of hope, and the sudden turn of joy.


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Work: Now and in the World to Come
Work: Now and in the World to Come

Introduction

J.R.R. Tolkien had a vision to write a kind of story that had never been told before.

He began working on what would eventually become the ...


Because our work will continue and be redeemed in the world to come, we are inspired to do excellent work here knowing that our work for the Lord is not in vain.


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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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Renewing Work: Cupcakes and the Glory of God

Introduction

We're in a series called (re)new and we're looking at how the gospel makes everything new again. How does the gospel change the way I look ...


The gospel changes the way we view work, transforming drudgery into mission and worship.


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The Crook in the Lot

Introduction

One of the first people that I hope to meet in heaven is the Scottish theologian Thomas Boston, who was the subject of my doctoral research ...


Trusting in the sovereign will of God


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The Good Life

Introduction

People may not sing it much anymore, but the following Herb Magidson song was popular in its day:

You're gonna take that ocean trip, no matter, ...

Rightly relishing the pleasures of God


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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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Same Old, Same Old

From the editor

After 15 years at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philip Ryken accepted the call to become the next president ...


There is nothing new on this earth; but when we look above, God gives us new life each day.


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Intercepting Entropy

From the editor

John Ortberg is a master communicator, whether through preaching or through writing. Preaching Today is blessed to have him as an editorial ...


God's will for the human spirit is that it would never suffer entropy.


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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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Stop Witnessing, Start Working

Introduction

A few months ago, I came across an article in The Boston Globe about religion in the workplace. The columnist, who is one of the few Jewish ...


Why the quality of our work matters


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Good to Great

Introduction

Suppose someone were to show up at your workplace tomorrow, shove a microphone in your face, and ask, "How do you think your work affects ...


How our work continues to shape God's creation


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The Job

Introduction

One of the most talked-about shows on television today is called, The Office. The Office gives us a glimpse into the cubicles and consciousness ...


Work done as for the Lord is good.


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Paying Your Dues

Introduction

How many of you would say, "The truth is, I really am more clued in than my boss"? Who would say, "My boss, my company, my manager, my supervisor, ...


When someone tells us what to do, the issue is not what but who.


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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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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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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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