Theology of Work

The Resurrection and Work

July 30, 2017 Luke 24:49  Sometimes, it is tempting to compartmentalize our faith and work into separate categories of the sacred and secular. The Gospel corrects us, for as far as the curse is found, the Resurrection reaches farther. Throughout this series, the way that the Resurrection affects our work has been a part of […]

Is Our Work for Our Glory?

July 16, 2017 Genesis 11:1-9 In our work, it is easy to focus on seeking our own security and glory. In Genesis 11, the people of Babel sought those things when building the tower. Through this Scripture, the Lord reveals to us this problem with our work and the rescue that we need. Sermon Outline: […]

Is Work Pointless?

July 9, 2017 Ecclesiastes 2:17  How do we find joy in work that feels pointless? We are designed to work, but we are not created to find our worth in it. When we build our life on the Lord, we are able to rejoice and find contentment in the life He has given us.

The Frustration of Work

July 2, 2017 Genesis 3:14 – 19  All the work we do in our broken, fallen world has varying degrees of frustration. However, the frustrations we experience are there by God’s design. They remind us of our need for Him and the perfect, finished work of His Son, Jesus Christ. Sermon Outline: I. The Woman’s […]

Secular Work

June 25, 2017 1 Cor. 7:17 How we think about our work reveals our understanding of the Gospel.  Are we so busy that we think our work is at best tangential, and at worst unrelated, to the Gospel?  The Apostle Paul teaches that Christians must learn to ask new questions about our work and to see […]

Cultivation

June 18, 2017 Genesis 1:28; 2:8-9, 15 Many times, we are unable to articulate how our work participates with God in the cultivation of His creation. The reason for this is that we focus on bearing God’s image in the kind of work we do, rather than in the act of work itself. When God’s […]

God and Work

June 11, 2017 Genesis 1:26-27; 2:1-3, 15  What does the Bible say about work? Does it tell us that work is a necessary evil that we must do so that we can make money to support our lifestyles? Does it teach that our worth is tied to our position at work, or that there are more and […]