Christianity In The Workplace

Biblical Advice for Christians at Work

Christianity in the workplace - Biblical advice for Christians at work
Employees are to work as though God were their boss.
Ephesians 6:7-8, NIV.
"Serve and work wholeheartedly, as if you were serving and working for the Lord, not men, because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good work he does, whether he is slave or free."

Employees should be trustworthy. Proverbs 25:13, NIV
"Like the coolness of snow at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to those who send him; he refreshes the spirit of his masters."

Does attitude on the job matter? Colossians 3:23, TLB.
"Work hard and cheerfully at all you do, just as though you were working for the Lord and not merely for your masters."

 

 Exploitation of workers by employers does not escape God's notice. James 5:4, TLB.
"For listen! Hear the cries of the field workers whom you have cheated of their pay. Their cries have reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts."

It is important to work to earn a living.
II Thessalonians 3:11-12, TLB.
"Yet we hear that some of you are living in laziness, refusing to work, and wasting your time in gossiping. In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ we appeal to such people get to work, and earn their own living."

Christians should be known as those who do their best. Titus 2:9-10, NIV.
"Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them, and not to steal from them, but to show that they can be fully trusted, so that in every way they will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive."

A man who fails to work to provide for his family denies the faith. I Timothy 5:8, NIV.
"If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever."

All our work ought to be done with Christ in mind.
Ephesians 6:6-7, TLB.
"Don't work hard only when your master is watching and then shirk when he isn't looking; work hard and with gladness all the time, as though working for Christ, doing the will of God with all your hearts."

Work knowing that God will evaluate your efforts.
II Timothy 2:15, TLB.
"Work hard so God can say to you, "Well done."Be a good workman, one who does not need to be ashamed when God examines your work. Know what His Word says and means."

Does attitude matter? Colossians 3:23, TLB.
"Work hard and cheerfully at all you do, just as though you were working for the Lord and not merely for your masters." Ecclesiastes 9:10, NIV says, "Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the grave, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom."

A man who fails to provide for his family denies the faith. I Timothy 5:8, TLB.
"If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever."

a lesson from nature on how to work.
Proverbs 6:6-11, NIV.
"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest--and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man."reverence for Christ."

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