Scripture passages for the week:
Proverbs 31 : 17 - She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.
Nehemiah 8 : 10 - Nehemiah said, "Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength."
Ecclesiastes 9 : 10 - Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.
Psalm 118 : 24 - The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.
Philippians 4 : 13 - I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Proverbs 31 : 18 - She sees that her trading is profitable, and her lamp does not go out at night.
Proverbs 14 : 23 - All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
1 Thessalonians 4 : 11 - and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life. You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you,
This week, the scripture passages spoke to me about working vigorously on my tasks. I need to put my whole effort into things and not do them half way. All work is for the Lord, whether it's enjoyable or not.