Testimony in the Workplace 7: Make it Count

Day 7 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  “Instead, exalt the Messiah as Lord in your lives. Always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you to explain the hope you have (1 Peter 3:15, ISV).”   A former co-worker of mine used to answer my question the same way every single time. I would ask, “How are you doing?” Without fail, his answer was the same: “Terrible, you?” I…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 6: Fears

Day 6 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid (John 14:27, NKJV).” Jairus, the Jewish leader we read about in Mark chapter 5, was met with every parent’s greatest fear: his young daughter was dying. In that moment,…

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Testimony in the Workplace 6: Time Management

Day 6 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  “So, then, be careful how you live. Do not be unwise but wise, making the best use of your time because the times are evil (Ephesians 5:15-16, ISV).”   It would be impossible to contain all that needs to be said about time management in a short post like this. More likely, an entire series of books would be better suited for the subject. Time…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 5: His Faithfulness

Day 5 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness (Lamentations 3: 22-23, NKJV).” There are few things in life that we can know for sure will happen. The sun coming up and going down is something we can expect every day. The ocean waves constantly washing up on…

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Testimony in the Workplace 5: Who’s the Boss?

Day 5 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  "Servants, respectfully obey your earthly masters but always with an eye to obeying the real Master, Christ (Ephesians 6:5, The Message Bible).”   For many employees, the word “boss” evokes negative emotions. If you’ve had a particularly bad boss, you know what I mean. The diva boss that takes all the credit, rails on his staff, reeks of arrogance, and so on. Essentially, the nightmare…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 4: Trusting God

Day 4 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed (Deuteronomy 31:8 NKJV).” I like to be prepared. Before I go anywhere (even a simple trip to Target), I check the weather to see if I need a sweatshirt or an…

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Testimony in the Workplace 4: Being Neighborly

Day 4 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  "…Which commandment is the most important of all?  Jesus answered, “The most important is, “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.  The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 3: Grief

Day 3 of A Mother’s Perspective: Trusting God With a Sick Child “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:7, NKJV).” Everyone handles grief differently, and likewise, everyone is comforted differently. But we’ve all been there: experiencing something that brings us to our knees, crying out to God for help. Feeling completely helpless, desperate for Him to whisper in our…

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Testimony in the Workplace 3: No Gray Areas

Day 3 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  “The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good (Proverbs 15:3, ESV).”   If you’ve been employed at any company for any amount of time, you have almost certainly come across “that person.” The person that basically does nothing until the boss shows up. Then, suddenly, they are the hardest working individual you’ve ever come across. Some…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 2: Worries and Anxieties

Day 2 of A Mother’s Perspective: Trusting God with a Sick Child “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God (2 Corinthians 1:3-4, NKJV).” The very instant a newborn…

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