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Work: Blessing or Curse?
September 1, 2019

Work: Blessing or Curse?

September 1, 2019

By Dr. Robert Mansfield

 

To many, work is a , a necessary evil.

To Christians, work is a , a means of serving and .

In the beginning, work was given as a .

After the , work viewed as a .

Christ has overcome and removed the .

Work now is to serve .

Christ is in process of making us and the whole world a .

Christ gives us a new : parable of workers in vineyard.

Parable teaches us to go beyond to in response to God’s grace.

Summary: God has removed upon us and , given us a new and enables us to find satisfaction in as ways to serve him and society.

Conclusion: Paul, “whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the lord, not for men, since you know you will receive an inheritance from the lord as a reward.” (Col. 3:23)

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