A typical work week would mean a Monday to Friday, nine-to-five PM shifts scenario. Each day you continue to do the same tasks over and over again, and seldom do you encounter anything out of the ordinary. We may become accustomed with our jobs over time and may see them as mundane and bleak, but for God, every minute is considered holy.
As the great King Solomon wrote in Ecclesiastes 9:10, “whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might. For there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.”
God honors His children’s work and sanctifies it. You may be a school janitor, a university professor, a doctor, a preacher, an artist- whatever task He has assigned and entrusted to you must be treated with respect in the sense that we need to give our best as our response to Him sanctifying it. He didn’t give us the brains nor the talents for nothing.
May it be that with our present jobs, we can turn our typical working days into spiritual adventures, acknowledging God’s presence always.
“God unilaterally calls the physically able to till the gardens He gives. He honors work. So honor Him in your work.”- Max Lucado