Labour Benefits: Important Benefits Of Labour
People often say there is dignity in labour.
Whoever is not laborious cannot lead. A laborious person is superior to a sluggard.
No matter how much you despise those who work hard and labour endlessly; there is dignity in labour.
Benefits await those who labour with all their hearts. Here is the list of the benefits of Labour;
• Labour saves you from being a burden to others.
“Nor did we eat anyone’s food without paying for it. On the contrary, we worked night and day, laboring and toiling so that we would not be a burden to any of you.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:8
The Apostle Paul wrote to the Thessalonians on their need to labour, using the apostles laborious lifestyle to motivate the believers at Thessalonians.
Nevertheless, this admonition is still relevant and beneficial to every church today.
Some people have developed the sense of entitlement.
Once they have any wealthy person in their family, they will put the burden of the entire family on him.
Life will now become unbearable for the man.
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Work hard so that you won’t be a burden.
For instance, some people will keep disturbing rich people with calls, and text messages asking them for financial help.
And if those people don’t help them, they will develop unusual hatred towards them.
This is the description of those who have made themselves a burden.
As a young man, don’t be a burden to your parents.
Frankly, there are menial jobs you can do to finance yourself to some extent before your parents help you.
Married People Should Support Each Other
However, for married women, don’t put all the burden on your husband.
You should not sit down and do nothing except there is an agreement between you and your husband that you should not work.
Men love women who support them financially.
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After all, marriage is a Union that gives room for supports and help; be it financial or emotional help.
There is no portion of the Bible that says the man must shoulder all the financial responsibilities of the family.
Biblically, the woman was created to be the helper of the man.
God’s Word did not say you should not be supportive, so, don’t kill the man with heavy burden.
If you do not want to live your whole life depending on people, be laborious.
It is the work of your hands that the Lord will bless. If you do not have any work you are doing what will the Lord bless?
God doesn’t bless lies and laziness. He blesses the laborious and diligent.
Life that blesses other lives is the life that is not a burden.
Whoever you put your life’s burden upon will keep avoiding you. You are created to be a blessing not a burden.
So, live with that sense of responsibility.
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• It connects you with your destiny helpers.
Gideon was called to lead the Israelites while he was working.
Ruth met with her husband, Boaz, when she was picking up leftover grain.
Jesus called Peter into ministry when he was busy working with his fellow fishermen.
God does not call lazy people into ministry. He calls laborious people into ministry.
Ministry is not a platform for idleness.
However, when a man works with all his heart, God will divinely connect him with his destiny helper.
Labour Benefits In Life
We have heard of ladies who met the husbands they later got married to in life, in their place of work while they were busy working.
Who knows? The work you see as useless today may be the platform God will use to connect you with that man or woman.
That you need in your life. It pays to be laborious and diligent.
More so, it was through the work Peter was doing that he met with Jesus. The man who turned him into ‘fishers of men.’
That means, every man is assigned to meet their helper while they are busy doing something meaningful.
Listen, no man is ready to marry a burden because anybody that is not diligent is a burden.
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• Work assiduously in order for you not to be a burden.
Don’t let people be avoiding you because of your begging spirit.
• Labour in order for you to meet your destiny helpers. Whatever your hands find to do, do it with all your heart.
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