Quotes about work

Here, responsibilities, pain and temptation. Here, harassment by the demonic, persecution by the world, disappointment in friends. Here, relentless, remorseless pressure, requiring us to live at the limits of our resources and at the very edge of endurance. But there, rest: “the battle’s o’er, the victory won.” The turmoil is behind us a... read more


We wear the yoke of Christ, and while it is an easy yoke, we still plow a cursed field.

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By giving us the ability to buy and sell, God has given us a wonderful mechanism through which we can do good for each other. We should be thankful for this process every time we buy or sell something. We can honestly see buying and selling as one means of loving our neighbour as ourself.

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We human beings are at our most human not so much when we work, as when we lay aside our work in order to worship

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Our model is the Jesus, not only of Calvary, but of the workshop, the roads, the crowds, the clamorous demands and surly oppositions, the lack of all peace and privacy, the interruptions. For this, so strangely unlike anything we can attribute to the Divine life in itself, is apparently not only like, but is, the Divine life operating under huma... read more


Work is one of the keys ways in which we express our Christian character

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“Come,” says Christ, “and I will give you rest.” I will not show you rest, nor barely tell you of rest, but ‘I will give you rest.’ I am faithfulness itself, and cannot lie, ‘I will give you rest.’ I that have the greatest power to give it, the greatest will to give it, the greatest right to give it, ‘Come, heavy laden sinners,... read more


We need missionaries and we need pastors. But we also need entrepreneurs who create jobs so people can make money so they can support missionaries and pastors. And we need entrepreneurs because work is good. Please don’t ever think you’re a second class citizen in the kingdom of God if you aren’t in full-time ministry. You can honour the L... read more


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