…that you also aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you…“
and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you
Idle people meddle in other people’s affairs. This causes problems in the local church. Idleness creates gossips. This is one reason for employment. People effectively employed are no burden to others. They do not take advantage of the charity of others.
“But let none of you suffer… as a busybody in other men’s matters” (1 Peter 4:15).
God dignifies employment.
Honest work keeps us from meddling in the affairs of others. Christians should work to gain the respect of others. This is a testimony to Christ. We can glorify God with our employment.
Good site, To search out many more of this?. Please excuse, my English is not a bit great
Robin, I am not sure what you mean you mean. You can go to any of the 6000 pages by going to “Navigate Directly.” Then choose a book of the Bible. After you make that choice then choose a specific verse after another window pops up.