"And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it He rested from all the work He had done." Genesis 2:3
With our first look at God in the Bible we see Him working!
Have you ever thought of that?
That makes quite a statement about the importance and the sanctity of work!
When you have finished thinking about that think about this, with few exceptions you know the great heroes of the Bible because of the work they did.
Adam was a care-taker before he was careless.
Noah was a farmer who became a ship builder.
Joseph was a dreamer turned dream-reader turned prime minister.
Moses was a prince turned fugitive turned rancher turned deliverer turned tour-guide!
Rahab was a member of the oldest profession turned rescuer.
David was a shepherd who became a giant-killer and part-time musician who became a king.
Nehemiah was a wall-builder.
Peter was a fisherman. So were James, John and Andrew.
Matthew was a tax-collector. So was Lazarus.
Paul was a pharisee turned evangelist.
Jesus was a carpenter for maybe 18-20 years and a rabbi for only three years. (I'm REALLY thankful for those last three years!)
This represents a short list of Biblical characters who are identified in terms of the work they did.
Work is honorable so why not honor God through the work He has given you to do?
How will you honor Him in the workplace today?