• The Purpose of Labor and Rest by Miles Van Pelt

    FROM TABLETALK | February 2015

    What’s the point of labor and rest? Asking this question is like asking, “What’s the point of breathing?” Like breathing, the cycle of labor and rest is essential to life, embedded in the created order, ceases at death …Read More

  • The Gift of Work by R.C. Sproul Jr.

    There are many reasons why one ought to despise socialism. It is institutionalized idolatry, first of all. Any state that claims to own the fruit of my labor is of necessity claiming to be god. And any citizen who asks …Read More

  • By the Sweat of Your Brow by Marty Fields

    Recently I was in a fine leather store admiring a briefcase that I will never be able to own (at least, not if I want to stay married). While the sales clerk was showing me more affordable items, another customer …Read More

  • 24/6 “Six Days You Shall Labor” by David Hegeman

    At first glance, the Sabbath command would seem to be the last place to look for a Biblical understanding of work. After all, the day is about resting or ceasing from labors (the word sabbath is derived from the Hebrew …Read More