|Colossians 3:18-23 |
18 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as it is fitting in the Lord.6
19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
20 Children, obey your parents in all things; for this is well pleasing to the Lord.7
21 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, lest they become discouraged.
22 Servants, obey your earthly masters in all things; not with eye service [only when they are watching you], as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God.
8 Whatever your job, (assuming it is honest), however unjust your manager is, serve him as though he is the Lord; doing everything to your best ability. Not like the heathen do: trying to look good when the boss is watching; no, as a Christian, we must give our manager even more than he expects, so he has nothing but admiration for our industriousness. We must serve our earthly masters with our best efforts, thereby learning to be good and faithful servants to the Lord. And whatever your employer asks, give him the extra mile.