'Work' Tagged Posts

'Work' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions: November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019 For full passage click: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-9 … “For even when we were with you, we gave you this command: Anyone unwilling to work should not eat.” vs. 10 This verse is familiar to folks who are generally unfamiliar with the Scriptures. We’ve heard it many times in a variety of contexts. Most often it’s used to buttress the belief that welfare recipients should work in exchange for their benefits. It’s not unusual for people in our…

Daily Devotions: November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019 For full passage click: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-9 … “Now we command you, beloved, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from believers who are living in idleness and not according to the tradition that they received from us.” vs. 6 Paul was not all sweetness and light in his responses to some of the issues in the congregations that he had helped to found. To say that he was direct is an under-statement—he…

Daily Devotions: July 30, 2019

July 30, 2019 For full passage click: Ecclesiastes 1:18-22 …“What do mortals get from all the toil and strain with which they toil under the sun? For all their days are full of pain, and their work is a vexation; even at night their minds do not rest. This also is vanity.” vss. 22-23 The Teacher, the writer of Ecclesiastes, composed his work over 2000 years ago and describes the human condition about as well as anyone. He speaks from…