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Work to please God, not people
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as though you were working for the Lord and not for people. Colossians 3:23 (TEV)
The Apostle Paul teaches that we are to work as though we are "working for the Lord and not for people." He's saying that no job is too small: no job is too menial: no job is too insignificant when you have the right motive and perspective.
We should think, I'm doing it for God; I'm doing this job as if I'm doing it for the Lord. I used to clean meat lockers in a butcher shop, and I would clean it as unto the Lord.
Now, how do I know if I'm doing my work for the Lord? Two characteristics will show up in your attitude -
When you work with all your heart, motivated by the love of Christ, your work will be transformed into an act of worship for God.