God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life

God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life

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by Gene Edward Veith Jr.
     
 

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Work can be a daily grind—a hard, monotonous set of thankless tasks. In the midst of the ongoing toil, many are plagued by a lack of purpose, confused as to what to do and who to become. And while some of our vocations may seem more overtly meaningful than others’, the truth is that most of us work because we have to. It is a

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Work can be a daily grind—a hard, monotonous set of thankless tasks. In the midst of the ongoing toil, many are plagued by a lack of purpose, confused as to what to do and who to become. And while some of our vocations may seem more overtly meaningful than others’, the truth is that most of us work because we have to. It is a means to an end—survival.

Given the enormous amount of time each of us spends working, we would do well to understand our callings and how God works through them.

Here culture expert Gene Veith gives us more than a simple understanding of work—more than a catchy slogan to “do all things for the glory of God.” He outlines a spiritual framework for answering questions such as:

  • What does it mean to be a Christian businessperson or a Christian artist or a Christian lawyer, scientist, construction worker or whatever? 
  • How can I know what I am supposed to do with my life? 
  • What does it mean to raise a Christian family? And what if I don’t have kids? 

Unpacking the Bible’s teaching on work, Veith helps us to see the meaning in our vocations, the force behind our ethics, and the transformative presence of God in our everyday, ordinary lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433516085
Publisher:
Crossway
Publication date:
08/02/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
575,216
File size:
513 KB

Meet the Author

Gene Edward Veith Jr. (PhD, University of Kansas) is provost and professor of literature at Patrick Henry College and the director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary. He has been a columnist for World magazine and TableTalk, and is the author of a number of noted books on Christianity and culture, including God at Work.

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God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Veith aims at the layperson in much of his writing and here he gives clear implications through various spheres of life from church to citizen to family and more.
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