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This lesson is the first in a series about "Work" - both a physical perspective and a spiritual perspective. This lesson primarily deals with the Bible foundations to work and discusses the question, ...

This lesson is the first in a series about "Work" - both a physical perspective and a spiritual perspective. This lesson primarily deals with the Bible foundations to work and discusses the question, "How should we view work?"

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    • “When man loses the sacred significance of work and of himself as a worker, he soon loses the sacred meaning of time and life.” Carl F. H. Henry, Aspects
    • Work •Exertion of strength or faculties; physical or intellectual effort directed to an end; industrial activity; toil; employment; sometimes, specifically, physically labor   http://www.brainyquote.com/words/wo/work240463.html#TQ9WrwZgceKD  
    • 168 Total Hours 56 hours of sleep 40 hours of work/school 20 hours on media 10 hours on eating 4 hours on church
    • “In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.” King Solomon, Proverbs 14.23
    • Entitlement Generation •the group born between 1979 and 1994 who believe they are owed certain rights and benefits without further justification http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Entitlement+Generation
    • “…the laborer deserves his wages.” Jesus, Luke 10.7
    • “…to work and keep it.” (Genesis 2.15)
    • “…cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you; and you shall eat the plants of the field. By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken…”
    • “Six days you shall labor, and do all your work...” God, Exodus 20.9
    • “If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.” Apostle Paul, 2 Thessalonians 3.10
    • “Then I considered all that my hands had done and the toil I had expended in doing it, and behold, all was vanity and a striving after wind, and there was nothing to be gained under the sun.”
    • “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men…” Apostle Paul, Colossians 3.23
    • “God give me work till my life shall end and life till my work is done.” Winifred Holtbry