9-April Choose Your Behavior
Colossians 3:23-24 Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. (NLT)
Reflecting on this scripture, how many of us could claim that we “work willingly at whatever we do?” Particularly in times of unemployment, we might think that if there’s no employer paying for our work then what we do doesn’t matter. That’s not how God sees it. He wants us to conduct our job search as if it is a Kingdom assignment, because it is. We need to look at how we’re spending our time and the fruit we’re producing right now. Are personal and volunteer projects getting completed with excellence? Are our relationships being nurtured? Are we taking care of our bodies to become stronger for the Lord’s work? Are we doing all of these activities willingly? We are called to make this entire experience a sacrifice of praise and a gift to God.
• I am right where I need to be and I am giving God my very best.
• I receive my five-fold, unemployment blessing that God has for me.
• I work for God alone and I bring a Kingdom blessing wherever I am.