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Love Why You Work

Fear of God, as Martin Luther taught, is not one of imminent danger. It is more like the fear or anxiety we feel at the thought of disappointing someone we love (i.e., filial fear). If someone is married, they are faithful to their spouse because they love them, not because the Bible teaches against adultery.…

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For the Perfectionists and People Pleasers Out There

“Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.”– Galatians 1:10   Our first obligation should be to please God with our work. But that can be…

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Make Room for Everyone to Win

When things don’t go your way, let them go someone else’s. What does it mean to be completely gentle and humble in the workplace? Theologian John Brown suggests that gentleness is “power under control.” Gentleness is not passivity. It’s active. And it’s strong! Much like humility, it requires a secure sense of self and an…

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The Human Cost of Sacrifice

Read Matthew 12:9–14 Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to bring charges against Jesus,they asked him, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” He said to them, “If any of you has a sheep and it falls…

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Excellent Work Leads To God’s Favor

Application: Ask God for the specific resources and favor you need to achieve your goals at work today. Trust Him so you can maintain your focus on doing your work with excellence to please God.   Get more workplace scripture like this delivered to you by subscribing via email or Messenger. Visit workmatters.org/resources for additional…

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Glorify God Through Excellent Work

Application: Believe God for great things at work. Be open to where He leads you, even when it looks different from what you expect, and give God all the glory when your prayers for your work are answered!   Get more workplace scripture like this delivered to you by subscribing via email or Messenger. Visit…

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Excellent Work is Resilient

Application: We are fighting a spiritual battle at work and need to put on God’s armor every day before we walk onto the office floor. Pray it over yourself so you are able to resist the stress, fear, uncertainty and negativity that come at you at work.   Get more workplace scripture like this delivered…

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Excellent Work Should Have Lasting Value

Application: The things you do out of love for God and others are investments for eternity. Do your work with an eternal perspective today. Look for ways to invest in others and glorify God in the process.   Get more workplace scripture like this delivered to you by subscribing via email or Messenger. Visit workmatters.org/resources…

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We Are Created And Called To Work With Excellence

Application: You weren’t created to rely on your own strength alone at work. Turn to Jesus, as you work, through prayer and Scripture to tap into his love, wisdom, and strength so you can do your very best work.   Get more workplace scripture like this delivered to you by subscribing via email or Messenger.…

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Being A Light For People At Work

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that…

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Excellence at Work: Are You 10 Times Better?

For some of you, the idea of living your faith at work is brand new. It’s intriguing, thought provoking, maybe even exciting. For others, closing the gap between your faith and work is a way of life, and you rightfully seek constant encouragement and ideas on how to live it each day. Wherever you are…

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