The Issue Of Work Ethic Essay

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The issue that I have chosen to examine is the issue of work ethic. Work ethic is an important issue in today’s work force. Not having good work ethic is something that hurts everyone involved. It can cause numerous issues in places such as work relationships, the outcome of products, and reputation. But Christians have even more motivation to have a strong work ethic. We as Christians are called to do everything for the glory of God (1 Corinthians 10:31). We are taught throughout the bible to not just work for ourselves but so that we might help those in need. That is why we tithe and give to others in and outside of the church. In everything Christians do we should be striving to bring glory to God and that includes the production of all films and videos we work on no matter how seemingly unimportant a project may seem. One important passage of scripture that hits on this subject of work ethics is 2 Thessalonians 3:6-18. This passage talks about how Christians should avoid those that who are walking in idleness. It hits on the fact that Christians should be diligent in their walk of faith. Paul is writing here about how Christians should be diligent in their walk with Christ, but also compares this to working saying, “nor did we eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but with toil and labor we worked night and day…”. This passage helps Christians understand that we need to have a good work ethic in everything that we do. Michael W. Holmes talks about the importance…

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