August 12, 2018: Faith & Work

Faith & Work

  • Ideas have consequences
  • 6:28 - Before sin entered the world what was there? Work.
    • Work is a gift from God.
    • That which you are doing each day is a gift from God.
  • 12:10 - Do you know they "why" behind your work?
  • 13:00 - How do I work to bring God praise
    • Work as though you are working for the Lord.
      •  Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,  knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. - Colossians 3:23-24
    • Do our work according to the purposes of God.
      • God does not like dishonest scales.
      • "You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that[b]they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven." Matthew 5:14-16
      • Cloth yourself in the character of Christ, even while at work.
  • 22:00 - The identity that we have at work.
    • Your identity is this: You are a son or a daughter of the creator of this universe. 
    • Ephesians 1
    • What's determining your value?
    • You are a child of God, not a product of your work.
    • Are you a healthy worker?
  • Are you a healthy worker?
  • 28:33 - Can you rest from your work and be present with people?
  • 28:50 - Pursue work as an opportuity to dliever God's goods to the world.