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“God is not interested in mere quantity production … we sometimes can do more by doing less.” —Vance Havner

What Is Work?

Work is a physical or mental activity performed in an effort to produce a result.

What Is a Workaholic?

A workaholic is a person who is compulsively addicted to work, to the detriment of self and significant relationships.

What Are Some Biblical Principles Relating to Work?

  • God is a worker, and we are made in His image.

“Jesus said to them, ‘My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I, too, am working.’ ”

John 5:17

  • God is the creator and owner of all things; therefore, it is for Him that we work.

“The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.”

Psalm 24:1

  • Work is a natural part of this life and a natural part of eternal life.

“The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.”

Genesis 2:15

“No longer will there be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will serve him.”

Revelation 22:3

  • Work is a requirement.

“For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: ‘If a man will not work, he shall not eat.’ ”

2 Thessalonians 3:10

  • Work that is worth doing should be worth doing well.

“Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.”

Proverbs 22:29

  • Work should never be done to the exclusion of rest and time with the Lord.

“For six days, work is to be done, but the seventh day shall be your holy day, a Sabbath of rest to the Lord. Whoever does any work on it must be put to death.”

Exodus 35:2

  • The fruit of our work is established by God.

“May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands.”

Psalm 90:17

• Work must be done in God’s strength for lasting rewards.

“Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain.”

Psalm 127:1

  • People were meant to enjoy their work.

“A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work. This too, I see, is from the hand of God.”

Ecclesiastes 2:24

  • The work of God for you is to believe in His Son.

— The Greek word for “believe” is pisteuo, which means “to rely upon, to trust in.”

“The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.”

John 6:29

— The priority of relying on Jesus applies to every area of your life, both spiritual and secular.

“Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”

Colossians 3:17




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Grace Filled Words:

“Did you receive the Spirit by observing the law, or by believing what you heard? Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain your goal by human effort?”

Galatians 3:2-3

“So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothing is better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.”

Ecclesiastes 8:15

Additional Scripture: 

Galatians 3:11

Proverbs 16:2

Romans 10:3-4

Luke 10:38–42

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