God is preparing you for great things

Though circumstances may be difficult, God doesn’t give up on His plan for us, and we shouldn’t give up on trusting Him. Source: God is preparing you for great things

Why Work?

It’s Workers’Day here in Nigeria. Many countries around the world celebrate workers on the first day of May each year. And this holiday offers us a good opportunity to reflect on the purpose of work in itself. If we were to ask individuals randomly why they think humans work, the greater percentage would say it is…

The Christian view of Work

A secular worldview, that is, an outlook on life that fails to take God and his revelation into account, distorts work in either of 2 ways. It could see work as a meaningless but necessary burden which we have to bear in order to survive, or it turns work into an idol – the sole…

Living Words – Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957)

In nothing has the Church so lost her hold on reality as in her failure to understand and respect the secular vocation. She has allowed work and religion to become separate departments, and is astonished to find that, as a result, the secular work of the world is turned to purely selfish and destructive ends,…

More than just a Job

Did you hear about the 2 police officers who were killed in New York City on 20th December, 2014. Here is a part of the story which you probably didn’t hear on CNN. Rafael Ramos, one of the murdered officers, was a Christian. A member of Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens, New York for 14…

A Hymn on Work

Behold us, Lord, a little space From daily tasks set free, And met within Thy holy place To rest awhile with Thee. Around us rolls the ceaseless tide Of business, toil, and care; And scarcely can we turn aside For one brief hour of prayer. Yet these are not the only walls Wherein Thou may’st…

Living Words – Thomas Carlyle (1795 – 1881)

‘Give us, O give us the man who sings at his work! Be his occupation what it may, he is equal to any of those who follow the same pursuit in silent sullenness. He will do more in the same time—he will do it better—he will persevere longer. One is scarcely sensible of fatigue whilst…

Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go

Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go, My daily labour to pursue; Thee, only Thee, resolved to know In all I think, or speak, or do. The task Thy wisdom hath assigned O let me cheerfully fulfill; In all my works Thy presence find, And prove Thy good and perfect will. Thee may I…