"And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men."
According to the Survey of Income and Program Participation conducted by the 2010 U.S. Census, well over 100 million Americans are enrolled in at least one welfare program run by the federal government. Many are enrolled in more than one.
A portion of our tax dollars have been earmarked to help out if we lose our job, but there is a problem when Christians receive welfare and other benefits by falsifying weekly job-search reports and refusing to look for work.
The Bible is clear that we are commanded to work, and that our work will be blessed. Just as Adam was told to tend and keep the garden, we are meant to work as part of our God-given directive.
Here is an interesting way to look at the beauty of mathematics, hard work, and the love of God.
Lord, lead me to the work that I love, and that has value. Guide me to a place with an atmosphere of respect and cooperation. Help me to find employment in a place where I can share Your love. Thank you, Lord, for meeting every need.
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