by Ernest Easley

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Wisdom for the Business Professional (6 of 12)
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Proverbs 20.4
June 24, 2001

Tonight . . . we are getting some wisdom and our
source is the Word of God! Let me tell you something
about the Word of God: it is not only a spiritual
guide in that it points us to salvation... and not
only is it an emotional guide in that it provides us
emotional stability and health . . . but it is also a
practical guide in that it guides us socially.
And if there was ever an area that we need some
godly wisdom it is in this area of our work... what we
do to provide a living for those we love the most!
I'm talking about our employment!
Now as Christians... we have a duel citizenship.
We are citizens of earth and citizens of heaven. And
because we are citizens of heaven... we ought to be
good citizens on earth. And we ought to be the best
employee on the job... or at least striving to be the
very best employee that we are capable of becoming.
There was a man who had twin boys. As they began
growing up... it was easy to see the difference
between the two. One boy was very healthy and strong
and sharp. The other son was weak physically and
mentally. But though those boys had different skill
levels . . . their father taught them to do their best.
One afternoon the boys came running in his
office. The healthy son plopped down his report card:
all "A's." Well... while he was looking at his report
card... the other son was at his feet untying his shoe
strings and retying them. He said "Look Daddy, I
learned how to tie shoe strings today."
Looking to the son with the straight "A" report
card... He said, "Son, I'm so proud of you. You've
done so much with what you have." And then he reached
down and picked up his other son. He looked him in
the eyes and said, "Son, I'm so proud of you. You too
have done so much with what you have."
God wants us doing the best we can with ...

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