Lord of All Our Work
Take God's Word please and be finding Ephesians chapter six. Were in a series entitled ''Lord Of All''. And we've been thinking of our Lord Jesus Christ as Lord of all of our work, and Lord of all of our wealth, and Lord of all of our worship. Today were continuing the theme, ''Lord of all our work.'' Lord of our work. And we begin reading in verse five. ''Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh with fear and trembling in singleness of your heart as unto Christ.'' Now to whom is he speaking? Well, in this day, the word servant literally means slave. But it stands for all of those who work for and serve another. So, put your name in there. Let your name stand for servant. And your master according to the flesh. Huh let that be your boss. Let that be your employer, whomever he may be. And then look at the way you are to serve him in verse six. ''Not with eye service.'' Now today we'd say, not a clock watcher. ''As men pleasers, but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, with good will. Doing service as to the Lord and not to men. Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.'' It makes no difference whether you are a slave, or free man. It's a way that you can please God in your work. I have a dear friend whose name is Peter Lord. He's a preacher friend of mine. Many years ago, Peter said I'm going to by a new bed. And I said why Peter. And he said, well, it's just very important. And he told me about a very expensive high priced bed he was going to buy, and I said, isn't that a little much? He said, not at all. He said do you realize that you spend a third of your life in bed? That's a pretty interesting point. He said your bed ought to be the most expensive piece of furniture in the house. He said you spend one third of your life in bed. And I said, well, you know that makes a ...
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