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Aug 15, 2021 | Andrew Rankin

Just Work - The Business of God


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 “And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” Genesis 1:28


 “The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.”  Genesis 2:15


The Lord said to Moses, “See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze, in cutting stones for setting, and in carving wood, to work in every craft.  Exodus 31:1-5


I have called _______________by name and have filled him/her with the Spirit of God to work. 


  1. We have a sense of  , a God-given ability to do a job linked with a God-given enjoyment in doing it.
  2. We have a sense of  to do something in our own time that has value.
  3. We have a sense of  from the burden of the workaholic, for we are not asked to do more than we can.
  4. We have a sense of  that enables us to place the autograph of our souls on the work of our hands.
  5. We have a sense of  , for we value people over efficiency.
  6. We have a sense of  , for we know that our life together is more important than the end product.
  7. We have a sense of   to empower them to do what they cannot do by themselves.
  8. We have a sense of  , for we know that we are working in cooperation with God to bring the world one step closer to completion.


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