A Christian’s Job Description ~ What is my job as a Christian? What Does God want from me? What does God expect from me?
Find below The Christian’s Job Description, and join us as we dig into a Biblical Discussion on “What is my job as a Christian?” and What does God want from me? What does God expect from me? These Inspiring Scriptures show us what God wants from us as Christians.
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What is my job as a Christian?
#1 ~ God wants me to Love God and Love Others
The crux of my job as a Christian is to LOVE God and LOVE Others. Love is at the center of Glorifying God – it’s the most important aspect of our job as Christians. Everything God wants from us always goes back to LOVE. Friends, Love is not optional for us as Christians!
Matthew 22:36-40, ESV Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.
1 Corinthians 16:14, ESV Let all that you do be done in love.
The Christian’s Job Description
#2 ~ God wants me to Abide in Jesus – Make Jesus Your Priority
What does it mean to Abide in Jesus? Knowing Jesus, Living in Jesus, and Allowing Jesus to fully dwell and reign in our lives. Never leaving Jesus out of anything we do. How to abide in Jesus? => Make Jesus Your Priority – Read Your Bible, Pray Every Day.
John 15:5, ESV I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
See Also: Getting to know God; Leave Jesus out of it!
A Christian’s Job Description #3 ~ Being Faithful in the Little Things
God expects me to produce fruit. When we use our gifts, we produce lasting fruit.
John 15:16, ESV You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide…
Bible Verses about Being Fruitful; How to be fruitful in Christ, for God, in the Lord
What is my job as a Christian? #4 ~ God wants me to be Just, Kind, Humble
Micah 6:8, ESV He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
What does God want from me? #5 ~ You will be my witnesses ~ Telling others about Jesus
Our lives, words and deeds should tell others about Jesus.
Acts 1:8, NLT But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere–in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
Matthew 28:19-20 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.
1 Peter 3:15, NIV But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.
Matthew 5:16, ESV In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
***Did you know? Telling others about Jesus can be as simple as inviting your friend or coworker to church. Related: Telling Others about Jesus; Bible Verses about Witnessing & Preaching, 7 Ways to Witness for Christ
Now that we’ve explored what our job is as Christians, we will go out and do it, always being faithful in the little things; by God’s grace, and with God’s help! May we always shine like bright lights, glorifying God and making a positive impact wherever we go. Amen.
Bible Verses about Our Behavior, Christian Behavior, Christian Living
Final helpful reminders from the Bible:
Philippians 2:12-16, NIV Therefore, my dear friends… continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life.” Why we should not argue
Ephesians 5:2, NLT Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.
Philippians 2:13, ESV For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. (Amen). What Makes God Happy?
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