Church Vocation Speeches

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Every day, millions of people wake up in the wee hours of the morning. They brush their teeth, make themselves look presentable, and leave their house to go to their eight-hour job. Each college student is pressured to gain an education based upon what they think they want to do for the rest of their life, and every high school student is forced to choose a major to study that will dictate the course of their future occupations. Adults and teens alike work upwards of forty hours a week for fifty weeks a year. Every single day it’s the same job over and over again with the outcomes and situations being the only difference. Between the ages of forty-five and sixty, about thirty percent of Americans will go through a midlife crisis and change …show more content…
This vocation must be kind-hearted, accepting, loving, patient, understanding, and much more. There are many ways a teacher can be virtuous that is not only teaching well. In Titus 2:7-8 it says “ In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.” To be virtuous in the church vocation, one must first have a loving and close relationship with Christ. He must be at the center of their actions. With Christ as the center, they will succeed. Romans 12:6-8 says “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.” God has given different gifts to each person to help them fulfill his plan and for their vocation. The church is called to serve God first and then to serve the people (Veith). Virtue in the church’s vocation is to serve others and to bring them to Christ. A Lutheran school teacher does this when they teach their classes about God and his salvation. They are to nurture the faith of the children and help them understand what faith is really about. A Lutheran school teacher’s vocation is not just to teach the students the required curriculum; they are to teach about Christ, to serve the students, and to love the students by helping them develop their relationship with

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