don't seem to need him very much in our everyday work world. And that's where the lines begin to be drawn in what is secular and what is sacred. Having a job doesn't mean we will do it well. Having the right role in life doesn't mean we will be righteous people. The key to living as anointed people is doing it God's way whatever the circumstances.
Work can reveal something about us, express our values, articulate our morals, our convictions. By the same token work can conceal our identity and can be used as a front to advertise what we want people to see or believe about us.
At the beginning of each new year I attempt to make a New Year's resolution before the Lord. Some of them I have broken before January 10! Others last longer, but when I take stock of myself in December I am sometimes a very disappointed and dejected person. I'm so grateful that God does not judge us the way we so often judge ourselves.
Last year my desire was to truly get to know God better than I've ever done before. I found this could be accomplished in a number of ways - intellectual knowledge (study and thinking), emotional knowledge (meditating on God's goodness and love towards me), and spiritual knowledge (praying and reading his Word). But the thought struck me over and over again that these are all private areas