Today is Labor Day, and so I hope that many of you have the opportunity to take a break from your work and labors of life. And as it is Labor Day, I thought to share “labor quotes” from the Bible. Notice that there is a common thread in the scriptures – we should labor for the things of God because while everything else comes up empty and passes away, the work we do in the service of God is never in vain. Enjoy and God bless!
The Olympics and the Bible – Quotes About Races and Competition. The Summer Olympics are in full swing, and so it is only fitting to see how many “Olympian” quotes we could find in the Bible. Here are some great quotes about races and competition that we find in the Bible.
“Let the young men now arise and compete before us.” – 2 Samuel 2:14 NKJV
“And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules…
When I was a kid I was taught in school the song “My country ’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty”, yes the patriotic song ‘America’. Little did I realize the depths of that song, but as we look back at the framers of our country and constitution as adults we can see the intent that all people should be free. It took nearly 100 years and a civil war to make that the law of the land to free those in slavery, 60 more years to give women the right to vote and then another 50 years for congress to pass the equal rights amendment. So today we should be able to sing ‘America’ all the more, knowing that the law of the land is liberty for all.
“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.” – Galatians 5:1 NKJV
Any student of American history can see that the principles upon which our country was formed come from the Bible. Just go into…