Category Archives: laboring with God

June 15th-why not keep this in mind when not only trying to accomplish something, but also when asking others to do so.

Ecclesiastes 4: 9Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. 10For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not … Continue reading

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June 14th-We should find satisfaction in toil, it is a gift of God

Ecclesiastes 1: 12I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime; 13moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor—it is the gift of God. … Continue reading

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May 24th-pressing or urgent things may rule the day, but we also need to be ready for whatever else of importance may come our way.

Nehemiah 4: 21So we carried on the work with half of them holding spears from dawn until the stars appeared. 22At that time I also said to the people, “Let each man with his servant spend the night within Jerusalem … Continue reading

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May 21st-a reminder to seek God diligently; we know not how we may be blessed along the journey

Ezra 7: 6This Ezra went up from Babylon, and he was a scribe skilled in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel had given; and the king granted him all he requested because the hand of the … Continue reading

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May 7th-David was to begin using his gifts—writing and music, in this case— as God intended: to further His word.

1 Chronicles 28: 8“So now, in the sight of all Israel, the assembly of the LORD, and in the hearing of our God, observe and seek after all the commandments of the LORD your God so that you may possess … Continue reading

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March 24th-Some people are overly tied up in the external practices of religion, missing God’s plan for their eternal, internal souls.

1 Samuel 4: 3When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the LORD, … Continue reading

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March 1st-We should use the “right tool for the right job”, and delegate to people based on their individual skills.

Deuteronomy 22:9 “You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, or all the produce of the seed which you have sown and the increase of the vineyard will become defiled. 10“You shall not plow with an ox … Continue reading

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