Doing Your Best
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Whatever you do, work at it wholeheartedly as though you were doing it for the Lord and not merely for people.
And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
so that you might live in a manner worthy of the Lord and be fully pleasing to him as you bear fruit while doing all kinds of good things and growing in the full knowledge of God.
Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.
Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
Do your best to present yourself to God as an approved worker who has nothing to be ashamed of, handling the word of truth with precision.
For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge,
Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you,
For it is God's will that by doing right you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.
If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with all people.
So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to have the Lord find you at peace and without spot or fault.
because you know that everyone will receive a reward from the Lord for whatever good he has done, whether he is a slave or free.
Entrust your work to the LORD, and your planning will succeed.
For it is God who is producing in you both the desire and the ability to do what pleases him.
"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people in order to be noticed by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
I delight to do your will, my God. Your Law is part of my inner being."
Now as for you, be strong and never be discouraged, because there will be reward for your work."
Never be lazy in showing such devotion. Be on fire with the Spirit. Serve the Lord.
And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.
The person who is taught the word should share all his goods with his teacher.
What good does it do if, when you sin, you patiently receive punishment for it? But if you suffer for doing good and receive it patiently, you have God's approval.
So then, whenever we have the opportunity, let's practice doing good to everyone, especially to the family of faith.
Likewise, keep practicing these things: what you have learned, received, heard, and seen in me. Then the God of peace will be with you.
so that your giving may be done in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you."
as you look forward to and hasten the coming of the day of God, when the heavens will be set ablaze and dissolved and the elements will melt with fire.
equip you with everything good to do his will, accomplishing in us what pleases him through Jesus, the Messiah. To him be glory forever and ever! Amen.
as you hold firmly to the word of life. Then I will be proud when the Messiah returns that I did not run in vain or work hard in vain.
He told them, "Keep on struggling to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you that many people will try to enter, but won't be able to do so.
Everything a person does seems pure in his own opinion, but the LORD weighs intentions.
- Ambition, positive aspects of
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Doing The Right Thing
- God Being With You
- God's Will
- Serving God
- Staying Positive
- Success And Hard Work
- The Word Of God
- Working For God
- Working For The Lord
- Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
- Working Together