Bible Verses in regards to Work

God Was a Worker
And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. 3 Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made. Gen 2:2-3 (NKJV)

God Blesses our Work
You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land. Job 1:10-11 (NKJV)

God Gives Us a Desire for the Work We Do
You shall call, and I will answer You;
You shall desire the work of Your hands. Job 14:15 (NKJV)

When We Do Our Work, We Find a Reward in Doing It
For He repays man according to his work,
And makes man to find a reward according to his way. Job 34:11 (NKJV)

God Reveals God’s Work to Us
He seals the hand of every man,
That all men may know His work. Job 37:7 (NKJV)
God Establishes Our Work
Let Your work appear to Your servants,
And Your glory to their children.
17 And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us,
And establish the work of our hands for us;
Yes, establish the work of our hands. Psalms 90:16-17 (NKJV)

God Warns Against Slothful Work
He who is slothful in his work
Is a brother to him who is a great destroyer. Prov 18:9 (NKJV)

God Honors Those Who Do Good Work. They Will Stand Before Kings.
Do you see a man who excels in his work?
He will stand before kings;
He will not stand before unknown men. Prov 22:29 (NKJV)

There Is a Time For Every Work
I said in my heart,
“God shall judge the righteous and the wicked,
For there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.” Eccl 3:17 (NKJV)

We Are to Find Satisfaction in Our Labor
Nothing is better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and that his soul should enjoy good in his labor. Eccl 2:24 (NKJV)

Our Labor is a Gift of God
I know that nothing is better for them than to rejoice, and to do good in their lives, 13 and also that every man should eat and drink and enjoy the good of all his labor–it is the gift of God. Eccl 3:12-13 (NKJV)

Here is what I have seen: It is good and fitting for one to eat and drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor in which he toils under the sun all the days of his life which God gives him; for it is his heritage. 19 As for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, and given him power to eat of it, to receive his heritage and rejoice in his labor–this is the gift of God. 20 For he will not dwell unduly on the days of his life, because God keeps him busy with the joy of his heart. Eccl 5:18-20 (NKJV)

Jesus Had a Work to Do
“I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work. “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” John 9:4-6 (NKJV)

Jesus Had a Work to Do that Brought Glory to the Father
“I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. John 17:4 (NKJV)

God Calls Us to Examine Our Work
For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself. 4 But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another. 5 For each one shall bear his own load. Gal 6:3-5 (NKJV)

Our Labor in the Lord is Not in Vain
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord. 1 Cor 15:58 (NKJV)

Our Labor is Designed to Allow Us to Help Meet Other’s Needs
Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he may have something to give him who has need. Eph 4:28 (NKJV)

God Calls Us to Work in Order to Provide for Our Families
For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. 11 For we hear that there are some who walk among you in a disorderly manner, not working at all, but are busybodies. 12 Now those who are such we command and exhort through our Lord Jesus Christ that they work in quietness and eat their own bread.  2 Thess 3:10-13 (NKJV)

We Were Created to do Good Works
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Eph 2:10 (NKJV)

There is a Reward for Doing Our Work Well
“And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work. Rev 22:12 (NKJV)


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