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By Pastor Earl Herr

Thought for the Week

Purpose For Our Labor


September 3, 2020

Illustration by John McConahy

Scriptures to Read:

Nehemiah 4:7-22

II Thessalonians 3: 6-13

Hebrews 3:9-11

Ephesians 4:25-28

Philippians 2:14-18

St. John 6:26-27

St. Matthew 11:28-30

We celebrate "Labor Day." For many of us it is simply a day off from work. But I think it should be more. I know it is a secular holiday, not a spiritual one. Still, I think we can give it a higher purpose.

I am thinking about the work of rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem in the days of Nehemiah the Prophet of God. The first thing I see is there was opposition to the work they were doing. Enemies did not want that wall to be rebuilt. So, Ne...

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