Revealed: The Secret Behind ‘Work Work Work’
God rewards the diligent man who takes his work seriously. The first day of May is a special day marked out to celebrate workers all over the world and to this effect, as we are still in the workers’ ‘month’ so to say, I will like to share some bible verses to encourage us as we work.
God Establishes Our Work
Let Your work appear to Your servants,
And Your glory to their children.
17 And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us,
And establish the work of our hands for us;
Yes, establish the work of our hands. Psalms 90:16-17 (NKJV)
God Warns Against Slothful Work
He who is slothful in his work
Is a brother to him who is a great destroyer. Prov 18:9 (NKJV)
God Honors Those Who Do Good Work. They Will Stand Before Kings.
Do you see a man who excels in his work?
He will stand before kings;
He will not stand before unknown men. Prov 22:29 (NKJV)
There Is a Time For Every Work
I said in my heart,
“God shall judge the righteous and the wicked,
For there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.” Eccl 3:17 (NKJV)
We Are to Find Satisfaction in Our Labor
Nothing is better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and that his soul should enjoy good in his labor. Eccl 2:24 (NKJV)
Our Labor is a Gift of God
I know that nothing is better for them than to rejoice, and to do good in their lives, 13 and also that every man should eat and drink and enjoy the good of all his labor–it is the gift of God. Eccl 3:12-13 (NKJV)
Here is what I have seen: It is good and fitting for one to eat and drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor in which he toils under the sun all the days of his life which God gives him; for it is his heritage. 19 As for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, and given him power to eat of it, to receive his heritage and rejoice in his labor–this is the gift of God. 20 For he will not dwell unduly on the days of his life, because God keeps him busy with the joy of his heart. Eccl 5:18-20 (NKJV)
Labor Alone Will Not Satisfy the Cry of the Soul
All the labor of man is for his mouth,
And yet the soul is not satisfied. Eccl 6:7 (NKJV)
Jesus Had a Work to Do
“I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work. “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” John 9:4-6 (NKJV)