Posts Tagged ‘jobs’
The Bible Says, “Get a Job!”
by Cody Westbrook The “give me” generation is bearing fruit at a rapid pace. Indicators have been readily apparent for some time through various movements but in recent months the socialistic push has taken center stage in American news and culture. One result of this is a near demonization of work and ownership. On the…Read More
Would God throw me away because I’m mentally disabled?
Question: I am disabled (Autism, SchizoAffective, and BiPolar Type 2) and on disability. Does that mean God isn’t pleased with me? I know the verse “He who doesn’t work ought not eat”. I’ve been mulling this over a lot. My attitude toward it has been even though I don’t work to earn money if anyone…Read More
Should I quit because my boss insists that I falsify invoices?
Question: Please, my employer is always asking me to falsify invoices against my will, and I feel guilty about this. Please should I quit the job because of this? Please, I need your assistance. Answer: The simple answer is that Christians are not allowed to lie. It doesn’t matter what your employer wants. Your boss…Read More
Should Christians Strike?
Text: I Peter 2:18-25 I. Labor unions are lauded for the improvements they wrought in the workplace A. By encouraging employees to act as one, many concessions have been won from companies B. When the group appeals don’t sway an employer, strikes often will 1. Strikes shutdown the “life blood” of a business, preventing the production of products…Read More
Is studying to get a good job unnecessary?
Question: Hello, There is this person who thinks that studying a lot to get good jobs is unnecessary. He feels that people go after good jobs in order to make money and hold a good position in society. I agree partially with this, but of course, there is a sense of commitment too. The argument…Read More
It feels like I’m being forced to commit fornication
Question: I am originally from a different country than the one in which I currently live. I am a 28-year-old male. A few years ago, I moved to this country to study. Prior to that, I had tried to make something out of my life in my home country, but I failed to do so.…Read More
I want to join the military, but my parents object
Question: I’m 17 years old and am about to graduate. Recently I have been given the opportunity to either go into the military or attended a university. I’m wanting to go into the military. My reason is that I want to help protect the U.S. from foreign dangers, but my parents don’t see it like…Read More
How should transgenders be treated in business?
Question: I am an HR manager I must uphold laws that protect transgender rights. As a Christian can I do that? Answer: “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets” (Matthew 7:12). As best that I can tell, the laws basically demand…Read More
Is a person allowed to miss services because of their job?
Question: Is there any proof in the Bible that forsaking the assembly of the saints is acceptable if one’s job requires him to work? I think self-employed people sometimes use this as an excuse which is wrong. But what about companies, or police, or fire, and nurses? I know the head of the family, the…Read More
I want to be an artist, but my parents don’t think it is practical
Question: Brother Hamilton, I hope all is well. In the past, the few occasions I wrote to you were truly life-changing. Your talent with teaching is off the chart and much appreciated! I don’t really have a direct question, more so I’m writing again because I want a minister’s advice on some career decisions I’m…Read More