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Genesis 1-11 and Work
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The story of work and its purpose unfolds in this commentary on the book of Genesis. 

Genesis 12-50 and Work
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This commentary on Genesis 12-50 explores work through the stories of Abraham, Sarah, Jacob, Joseph, and more.

Exodus and Work
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Exploring God's actions, commandments, and relationship with His people in Exodus give us insight for work today.

Leviticus and Work
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Lessons from the book of Leviticus can be applied to our lives today.

Numbers and Work
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The book of Numbers offers insight into work and leadership.

Deuteronomy and Work
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Deuteronomy helps us better understand how to live in response to God’s love and serve others through our work.

Joshua & Judges and Work
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This Bible commentary on Joshua and Judges offers lessons for following God through times of chaos and uncertainty.

Ruth and Work
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This Bible commentary on Ruth reflects deeply on work, economics, and most of all, God's faithfulness. 

Samuel, Kings & Chronicles and Work
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Discover insights for work, leadership and governance in this commentary on 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, and...

Ezra, Nehemiah & Esther and Work
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The books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther depict God’s people in hostile work environments. Learn from their stories...

Job and Work
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This commentary on the book of Job delves into questions about suffering, prosperity and faith.

Psalms and Work
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This commentary on the book of Psalms reminds us of the importance of work and how we work, and God's presence...

Proverbs and Work
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The book of Proverbs offers invaluable wisdom for work and life.

Ecclesiastes and Work
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Ecclesiastes provides an honest, unvarnished look at the reality of work.

Song of Songs and Work
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Explore themes of work, hardship, beauty, diligence, pleasure, passion, family and joy with this Bible Commentary on the...

Introduction to the Prophets
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Situate the prophets within Israel's history.

Isaiah and Work
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This commentary on Isaiah helps readers understand the book's original setting and apply it to today's...

Jeremiah & Lamentations and Work
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Jeremiah and Lamentations encourage faithfulness to God in all areas of life, including work.

Ezekiel and Work
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Ezekiel teaches us that when we are called to the workplace, we are called to righteous activity in exile as we embrace...

Daniel and Work
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The story of Daniel serves as a guidebook and a case study for Christians navigating "secular" settings.

The Twelve Prophets and Work
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See God at work in this commentary on the books of the twelve minor prophets: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Micah, Nahum,...

Matthew and Work
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Matthew, the tax collector-turned-apostle, recounts Jesus’ actions and teachings to show us how God intends us to live...

Mark and Work
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Work and workers are everywhere in the Gospel of Mark.

Luke and Work
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In this commentary on Luke, we see that the stuff of daily life — including work — is the stuff of God’s kingdom.

John and Work
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In addition to modeling good work, Jesus teaches about workplace topics such as calling, relationships, creativity and...

Acts and Work
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This commentary on the book of Acts explores the commitment to service that formed the foundation of the early...

Romans and Work
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Romans has been exceptionally important in the development of Christian theology.

1 Corinthians and Work
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No other letter in the New Testament gives us a more practical pic­ture of applying the Christian faith to the...

2 Corinthians and Work
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Those who want to learn how to be more effec­tive in their work will find a practical model in Paul and his teachings...

Galatians and Work
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How do we express faith in our daily lives, including our work?

Ephesians and Work
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What is the place of our work in the grand scheme of things? Ephesians gives a new perspective, not only about God but...

Philippians and Work
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We can find strength for our work through Christ.

Colossians and Work
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Colossians helps us understand the context of our lives and work within God’s story.

1 & 2 Thessalonians and Work
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Paul's letters to the Thessalonians encourages Christians to serve with excellence in their work.

The Pastoral Epistles and Work
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1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus offer lessons not just for the church but for other workplaces as well.

Philemon and Work
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Paul provides an example of leadership in his letter to Philemon.

Hebrews and Work
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The book of Hebrews offers a deep foundation for understanding the value of work in the world.

The General Epistles and Work
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James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, and Jude address practical matters such as organizational leadership, hard...

Revelation and Work
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The book of Revelation provides some of the keenest insights in Scripture concerning the “big picture” of work.