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CHRISTIAN VIEW OF WORK ~ 1 ~ Christian View of Work Monique Bradshaw GENE 100 Making of the Christian Mind October 2, 2016 Dr. Matthew Pevarnik
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CHRISTIAN VIEW OF WORK ~ 2 ~ This week’s readings on the Christian view of work theorize that human beings were created as coworkers of God. Work is viewed as inherently good and intrinsically valuable. The source of work is God, therefore it cannot be evil. Our Lord is a worker; if that is true and we are made in his image, then we too must be workers as well. Although sin has corrupted work in some form or another, at the core work is innately good. The book of Proverbs addresses work through the example of the “Valiant Woman”. She is trustworthy, faithful, honest, diligent, hard- working, insightful, prudent, generous, and just. Although these traits are explained in biblical form, these are the traits that employers look for in both secular and Christian workplaces. The work of both Christian and Non-Christians is good work as long as the work done contributes to God wants done in the world. It is our job as human beings to reign over the earth, cultivate the
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  • bible, Book of Job, Christian View, Monique Bradshaw

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