Ecclesiastes 2:24 – How do you find joy on Labor Day?

S – Ecclesiastes 2:24 “So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God.”

Lord, use me!

Lord, use me!

O – Part of why God has given us work is so we can “enjoy” and “find satisfaction” in it.  Also in our reading today, Solomon writes “there is nothing better for people than to be happy in their work” (Eccles. 3:22).  I’m reminded that God gave Adam and Eve jobs in the garden (multiply, subdue the earth, name every creature) before sin.

A – I want to spend time thanking God for the gift of work.  I want to adjust my eyes to see Labor Day the way God does.

P – Lord, thank you for giving me things to accomplish with my hands through your strength and for your glory.  Thank you for the satisfaction I find in my vocation.

Enjoy Labor Day by finding joy in your labor.  

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