Day 16 - Suggested Reading [Serving In The Kingdom of God]
Colossians 3:23 ESV
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.
John 5:17 ESV
But Jesus answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I am working.”
Proverbs 14:23 ESV
In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.
Luke 1:37 ESV
For nothing will be impossible with God.”
Genesis 2:15 ESV
The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.
2 Timothy 2:15 ESV
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
Proverbs 16:3 ESV
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
Psalm 90:17 ESV
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!
Ephesians 2:10 ESV
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.
1 Timothy 5:8 ESV
But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Proverbs 12:24 ESV
The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor.
Ephesians 4:28 ESV
Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's field, God's building.
Philippians 4:13 ESV
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Jeremiah 29:11 ESV
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Proverbs 13:4 ESV
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.
Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going.
Revelation 1:1 ESV
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,
Colossians 3:17 ESV
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
John 6:27 ESV
Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For on him God the Father has set his seal.”
Proverbs 18:9 ESV
Whoever is slack in his work is a brother to him who destroys.
Colossians 3:24 ESV
Knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.