About Joy of My Heart with Anne Graham Lotz

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Joy of My Heart with Anne Graham Lotz - October 22

October 22

Work Brings Satisfaction

If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat.

>2 Thessalonians 3:10,  nkjv

Are you afraid of hard work? Often we tend to quit a job before it is finished because the job is too hard or we lose interest or we receive a better offer somewhere else. The Creator has built into each of us the capacity for tremendous satisfaction in work that is not only finished but well done. If we quit before we are finished, we miss out on the satisfaction that comes with completion.

Sometimes we think of not having to work as a luxury reserved for the lifestyles of the rich and famous. It is actually a deprivation! One reason unemployment is so devastating is because when a person is out of work, that person is outside the Creator’s design for living and therefore denied the satisfaction that comes from working and from completing a job.

What are you waiting for? Get to work and finish the job!

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In Daniel chapter nine, Daniel poured out his heart in prayer. What happened? Heaven was moved, a nation was changed, and generations felt the impact. This is the kind of prayer that’s possible for your life, and one that Anne Graham Lotz will help you understand in The Daniel Prayer.

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