Question: I was wondering, do we Christians have to work Sundays, or are we protected by any kind of laws stating that it is against the law for an employer to make a Christian employee work on a Sunday? I have a job where they started a new schedule where they want us to work on…

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Question: Hi, Well, thanks for all the information on dating and marriage you sent to me a couple of weeks ago. Sadly, I won’t need it anymore. My girlfriend and I broke up. Not by my choice, but her parents, family and all disapproved of me because I was jobless and haven’t had luck getting…

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I.         How many of us truly enjoy working?             A.        Many of us dream of times when we can take a moment off             B.        Yet often extended idleness is grating II.        In the beginning             A.        Man has always had a job to do – Gen. 2:15                         1.         Man initially was a gardener             B.        But when sin entered the world, the light work that…

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I.         The Bible commends diligent work             A.        Jacob had his faults, but one thing we notice is that he was an industrious worker                         1.         Gen. 31:38-39 – Summary of his work record.                                     a.         Prosperous growth in herds                                     b.         No miscarriages in 20 years                                     c.         No losses from wild animals or from his own personal use since he replace all that was…

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Questions: Describe the merits and demerits of fixed wages. Answer: When wages are described in the Bible, they are determined by negotiation. An employer declares what he is willing to pay and a prospective employee replies whether he will accept the job for that pay. For example, Jacob negotiated a shepherding job in exchange for…

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Question: I have a question regarding the wording of I Timothy 5:8 and II Thessalonians 3:10: First, I Timothy 5:8: “But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” In the context of I Timothy 5, Paul…

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Question: What does the Bible say about employment? Answer: During biblical times, people were self-employed, contract laborers, or servants obligated to long-term service. A contract laborer is seen in the parable of the field hands who were hired to harvest grapes (Matthew 20:1-16). Servanthood, or slavery, was generally entered through some obligation: a person might…

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