Hardworking Christians!

I have never wanted anyone’s money or clothes. You know how I have worked with my own hands to make a living for myself and my friends. By everything I did, I showed how you should work to help everyone who is weak. Remember that our Lord Jesus said, “More blessings come from giving than from receiving.”

Memory Verse: People who don’t take care of their relatives, and especially their own families, have given up their faith. They are worse than someone who doesn’t have faith in the Lord.1 Timothy 5:8

Growing up was filled with activities in a family where our dad consistently worked hard to provide yet so generous to share. As a young girl, I did not understand why my dad worked so hard as I understood that even without working so hard, he could provide for his immediate family but what i did not realize at the time was that my dad worked not just for himself but also to bless other and support those who were not capable of providing basic things.

My dad was and is a Christian and from that very young age, he educated me about the importance of working hard without cutting corners.

Today and in the current world, Christians are sliding into poverty because we have replaced hard work with spirituality and religious activities and even worse men pleasing hence why an individual replaces their means of livelihood for service. The environment we live in and ignorance make it easy for young Christians to position themselves are receivers when they should be givers themselves.

There is now enough guilt to go round for those who genuinely work to support themselves and families and enough praise to go round for those who neglect their responsibilities to be present at religious gathering forgetting that those who neglect their responsibility as a provider are worse than unbelievers. Apostle Paul was a passionate believer but also a hardworking Christian who despite did not misinterpret God’s words to satisfy his own selfish desires or use it as an excuse for laziness but was able to be a blessing to others.

Are you using your Christianity as an excuse to neglect your responsibilities? you are missing out on more than you can imagine. Serving the Lord and being a blessing to others is what positions you for additional blessing but if you position yourself only as a receiver then you may never receive the blessings reserved for givers.


  • Father I am grateful for your unending provisions.
  • Thank you for buying me with your love that is unmeasurable.
  • Forgive me of all my iniquities Lord, clothe me with an attitude of illumination.
  • Help me Lord to be hardworking and not a lazy Christians.
  • Help me to live a life of faith and peace and to preach the word of God through my words and action.
  • I decree that I am a light to the world through the word and I will not be associated with darkness.
  • Let all my praise and worship be acceptable before You.
  • Thank You for answering and receiving me Lord, IJMN I Pray, Amen

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