• The Mandate to Work

    2 Thessalonians 3:10–12

    God’s command to love our neighbors is not an abstract principle or a call to mere sentiment. Instead, we are to love our neighbors concretely, and that love is to be shown even when we are at work in our ...Read More

  • Spectacular Conversions

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  • Loving Neighbor through Vocation

    Ephesians 4:28

    Christians are called to love their neighbors as they love themselves (Matt. 22:34–40), and one of the ways we can do this is through our vocations. As we use the resources we earn to help those in need and work ...Read More

  • Called from Every Vocation

    1 Corinthians 7:17–24

    Some people work their whole lives in one vocation, while others experience a change of call during their lifetimes. The important thing to remember is that wherever we labor, we can labor for the glory of God and the good ...Read More

  • The Vocation of Parents and Children

    Ephesians 6:1–4

    If children do not know the rules of the household and are disciplined for breaking them, they will understandably resent their parents and be provoked to anger. Thus, parents should strive to clearly communicate their expectations and make sure that ...Read More

  • The Vocation of Wives

    Ephesians 5:22–24

    Wives are not called to submit to perfect husbands, for no sinner can be a perfect husband. Instead, wives are to submit to the lawful leadership of their husbands even when their husbands lead imperfectly. This does not mean submitting ...Read More

  • The Vocation of Husbands

    Ephesians 5:25–33

    Husbands must love their wives as Christ loves the church, which means they must be willing to die for their wives. The husband’s willingness to die for his wife may take the form of actual, physical death wherein the husband ...Read More

  • Hope-Filled Evangelism

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  • Lay Duties: Teaching, Admonishment, and Thanks

    Colossians 3:16–17

    Giving thanks in all things does not mean pretending that evil events are inherently good things. Instead, giving thanks in all things means showing gratitude to God for His sustenance and His work of sanctifying us in both the good ...Read More

  • Lay Duties: Obedience

    Hebrews 13:17

    It is easy to gripe and complain about our church leaders, but it is much harder to submit to them as God calls us to do. But as we see in today’s passage, the Lord calls us to submit to ...Read More