SERMON NOTES (click arrow to the right to open)
As a follower of Jesus, you are working in your calling, with others, for Him on purpose. Approach your work in a way that puts Jesus, others, and your purpose first and see the joy your work can bring.
Introduction - Lent is a time for remembering Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection by removing distractions.
Sabbath is not just taking a day off. There are guidelines. Sabbath is spiritual REM sleep for your soul.
Step 1 (last week): Recognizing your limits. Leaving it unfinished and having faith. The idea of stopping work is only possible if you see it as God’s work.
Genesis 1: 26-28 - Work is a blessing from God.
One definition of work: The expression of creative energy in the service of others to the glory of God.
You will not have a meaningful life without work, but work is not the meaning of life.
Only 23% of people report seeing their job as more than just a paycheck, and usually for one of three reasons: