Taking The Worry Out Of Work by Larry Wynn

(Outline) TAKING THE WORRY OUT OF WORK
PROVERBS 28:18
AUGUST 3, 1997 A.M.
SERIES: SUCCESS IN THE MARKETPLACE
Larry Wynn

INTRODUCTION

A. A SURVEY WAS DONE PROBING THE
REASONS FOR A LONG LIFE. THE
FINDINGS WERE REVEALING.

1. FAMILY BACKGROUND:
HISTORY/LONGEVITY.

2. PERSONAL CARE: DIET, EXERCISE,
ETC..

3. WORKER SATISFACTION: THE MOST
IMPORTANT.

B. BUSINESS WEEK MAGAZINE LISTED THE
TOP 10 TOUGHEST JOBS. (YOU KNOW THE
REALLY TOUGHEST? THE ONE YOU DO.
NOBODY HAS IT AS BAD AS YOU.

1. INNER CITY SCHOOL TEACHER.

2. POLICE OFFICER.

3. COAL MINER.


4. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER.

5. MEDICAL INTERN.

6. STOCK BROKER.

7. JOURNALIST.

8. CUSTOMER SERVICE.

9. WAITRESS.

10. SECRETARY.

C. WHAT IS THE SECRET TO JOB
SATISFACTION? FIND SOMETHING YOU
LIKE TO DO SO WELL YOU’D GLADLY DO IT
FOR NOTHING; THEN LEARN TO DO IT
WELL SO PEOPLE WILL PAY YOU FOR IT.”

D. TODAY, I WANT US TO LOOK AT SOME
PRINCIPLES THAT WILL MAKE THE JOB
YOU DO EASIER.

THERE ARE MANY SCRIPTURES WE COULD TURN
TO. BELIEVE IT OR NOT THE BIBLE IS FILLED
WITH PASSAGES THAT MENTION WORK.
GENESIS INTRODUCES WORK TO US.
EPHESIANS TALKS ABOUT THE JOY OF WORK.
PROVERBS GIVES INSTRUCTIONS FOR GOOD
WORK HABITS. TODAY, WE WILL LOOK AT A
PASSAGE FROM PROVERBS 28:18.

I. SUBMIT YOURSELF FOR PERSONAL CHANGE.

A. YOU NEED A CORRECT UNDERSTANDING
OF THE TRUTH ABOUT WORK.

1. TOO MANY THINK WORK IS A RESULT
OF ADAM AND EVE’S SIN IN THE
GARDEN.

ILL. IMAGINE GOD SCREAMING AT ADAM.
NOW, YOU’VE DONE IT. FOR THIS
YOU WILL WORK THE REST OF YOUR
LIFE. J

2. NOT TRUE. THE NATURE OF WORK
IS GOOD, NOT EVIL. GOD IS A
WORKER. HE CREATED US AS CO-
WORKERS. WORK WAS ASSIGNED
BEFORE THE FALL NOT
AFTERWARDS. THE GROUND WAS
CURSED AFTER THE FALL BUT NOT
THE TASK OF CULTIVATING IT.

3. GOD GAVE WORK TO ADAM ...


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