today's devotional post

work ethics
Oct
31

work ethics

Every October, the office where I work becomes extremely quiet. The leaders are away attending annual meetings in another country. So those of us who are left behind say to each other with a wink, “When the cat’s away, the mice will play.” Jokes aside, when our bosses aren’t watching, do we continue to do our job well? The apostle Paul admonishes believers to work primarily for the Lord (Colossians 3:23). What does that entail? Paul says, “Obey your earthly masters in everything you do” and “try to please them all the time” (Colossians 3:22). If your boss is nice and... read more »

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