God Glorified in Our Work

Thursday, 01 Nov 2012

His sovereignty ensures that all things in this fallen world will ultimately glorify himself and benefit us too.... God is not the author of confusion. He orders all things for his glory.
When it comes to work, many Christians feel as though they have much in common with the mythological figure Sisyphus. Having angered the gods, he was condemned by them to the task of eternally pushing a boulder up a mountain. As soon as he reached the summit with his burden, the boulder rolled past him down the slope he had just ascended. Sisyphus returned to the valley to repeat his pointless and wearisome efforts. Albert Camus, the existentialist writer, comments, "[The gods] had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless ...

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