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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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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Question: I know a Christian is required to work (I Thessalonians 4:11), but since it says “laboring with your hands” doesn’t that mean only manual labor? Answer: There are several passages which command Christians to labor. Ephesians 4:28 “Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is…

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