Prov. 22:29 When you see people skilled in their work, you know that they will end up standing before kings, not working for ordinary people.
Matthew 9:29 (NLT) Then he touched their eyes and said, “Because of your faith, it will happen.”
Motive, Method and Meaning, Matter, More than Money
If I want to be blessed at what I am doing:
Start working enthusiastically where I am
Eccl. 9:10 (NIV) Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might..
Luke 16:10-12 (NIV) Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much. But if you have not been trustworthy with someone else’s property, who will give you property of your own?.
Roman.12:11 (NLT) Never be lazy in your work, but serve the Lord enthusiastically.
Understand who I’m really working for
Col. 3:23-24 (NLT) Work hard and cheerfully at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and the Master you are serving is Christ.
1 Cor. 10:31 (NIV) So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
Concentrate on building my character
Rom. 5:3-4 (NLT) We can rejoice when we run into problems and trials, because we know that they are good for us.they help us learn to endure. And endurance develops strength of character in us, and character strengthens our confident expectation of salvation.
Proverbs 12:24 (NLT) Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and become a slave.
Care about those I work with
1 Cor. 16:14 (NLT) Everything you do must be done with love. (Office,church,home,walmart)
Philippians 2:20–21 (NLT) I have no one else like Timothy, who genuinely cares about your welfare. 21 All the others care only for themselves and not for what matters to Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 4:2 (NLT) Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.
Exceed whatever is expected of me
Col. 3:22 (Mes) Servants, do what you’re told by your earthly masters. And don’t just do the minimum that will get you by. Do your best.
Galatians 6:4 (NIV)Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else
Christian ought to have to best reputation for quality work.
Matt.5:41 (NIV) If someone demands you to go one mile, go with him two miles
Expand my skills with continual learning
Eccl. 10:10 (NIV) If the ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.
Prov.19:8 (TEV) Do yourself a favor and learn all you can; then remember what you learn and you will prosper..
To get ahead you need to fill your head!
Dedicate my work to be used for God’s purpose
Proverbs 16:3 (NLT) Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will succeed.
2 Cor. 5:20 (NLT) We are Christ’s ambassadors, and God is using us to speak to you. We urge you, as though Christ himself were here pleading with you. Be reconciled to God!
Eph. 1:3 (TEV) Let us give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! For in our union with Christ he has blessed us by giving us every spiritual blessing in the heavenly world.