The Goodness of Work

Ephesians 4:28 | Sermon Resources | 10 July 2022


In the sermon this week Pastor Billy examines Ephesians 4:28 to unpack a short theology of work.  We will see that work is not a hindrance to our happiness nor a means to our identity but a noble burden given to us by God.

Discussion Questions

  1. What most struck you from the sermon this week?
  2. Why is this verse such a striking picture of what true conversion looks like?
  3. What tends to be your attitude towards work-(1) a hindrance to your happiness or (2) a means to your identity?  What kind of fruit does this attitude produce in your life?
  4. How does this verse challenge a faulty view of work?
  5. What is the “good work” (honest work) that God has given you to do?
  6. In what way would you like to see God deepen your sense of calling?
  7. What might need to happen for you to work diligently so that you might have “something to share with anyone in need?”
  8. What is one thing you will do as a result of studying this passage?

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