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Recognize when Satan is at work

Just as the apostles worked astonishing miracles through the power of God, Simon the sorcerer was able to do astonishing things through the power of the devil. So how did the apostles handle the situation? Did they sidestep it? Coexist...

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You’re called to a ‘special work’

Paul writes: ‘As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body [church] is healthy and growing and full of love.’ There are two kinds of growth – symbiotic growth and...

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What does God think about work?

Has God put us on the planet just to chill out and have a laugh – or does He have a plan for us that involves that four-letter word: WORK! Firstly, we know from today’s verse that God values humility...

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Being happy on the job

When you’re young person, a big thing you want to get sorted is a job. Whether it’s your future career or a Saturday job in the local shop, the Bible tells us how we can be happy in our work:...

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God Values What You Do

Satan will try to convince you that you don’t count for much in God’s kingdom because you don’t have a high-profile gift like preaching, teaching, or leading in public. Nothing could be further from the truth: ‘God…will not forget your...

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Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (3)

When your skill level is high but the challenge of the task is too low, you experience boredom. When your skill level is low and the challenge of the task is too high, you experience frustration and anxiety. But when...

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Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (2)

Research shows that the best moments of our lives don’t come from leisure or pleasure. They come when you’re immersed in a significant task that’s challenging, yet matches up well to your highest abilities. In those moments, you’re so caught...

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Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (1)

You’ll experience a new level of fulfilment when you begin to see what you do for a living as an important part of God’s will for your life. Jesus preached and healed, but He saw it all as ‘work’ given...

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When Fatigue Threatens You (2)

When you’re running on fumes, instead of berating yourself for failed attempts at ‘spirituality’, one writer says it’s time to ‘tie a tourniquet on the wound of busyness…[or] we’ll bleed a spiritual death. Doing more, and doing it faster, isn’t...

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Finishing Strong

If the word ‘quit’ is part of your vocabulary, chances are that the word ‘finish’ isn’t. Finishing means staying on the job until it’s done. It’s about accountability and action, because even when you’re on the right track you’ll get...