The average American will easily work over 100,000 hours during the course of their working years. This is a huge portion of our lives. It should not be solely for a paycheck.
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God thinks bigger!
“We must do wordly jobs, but if we do them with sanctified minds, they become offerings to God” – A.W. Tozer
God is our supervisor and rewarder. A Christian does not merely work for an earthly employer.
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Col. 3:23-24
We will not always be treated well or fairly
The “Golden Rule”
And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. Luke 6:31
Phil. 2:14-15 Do all things without murmurings and disputings:
15 That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
Cultivating and working in the physical world is a powerful way to imitate our Creator, and the early Christians understood this. — Chad Hovind
Reach the Lost
Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
According to the research conducted by the Christian Law Association, you have the Constitutional right to share your faith in the workplace. It is limited to non-work time such as non-paid breaks, and when there are 15 or more employees who also are allowed to talk about their personal interests.
If you are asked a question related to faith in the course of conversation with customers, you are allowed to answer.
Be mindful that you are on company time and getting paid to work; not share your faith.
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Consider your place of employment as a mission field. Remember that the Spirit of God, which raised Jesus from the dead, dwells in you to give you power and guidance to live to the glory of God. Purpose to honor Him in your words and deeds.
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