SCRIPTURES FOR YOUR CAREER JOURNEY
GOD’S PLAN FOR WORK
Proverbs 14:23 All hard work brings a profit but mere talk leads only to poverty
2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: "If a man will not work, he shall not eat."
Proverbs 18:9 One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.
Ecclesiastes 9:10a Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might…
VISIONING & LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish. (God is the vision)
John 14:16 I am the way, the truth, and the light. (God is the way, the path, to all truth, to all visions.)
Isaiah 30:21 Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” (God will be faithful to guide.)
THE LORD WANTS TO BLESS YOU
Matthew 7:7 Ask and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Numbers 6:24-26: The Lord bless you and keep you, The Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you, The Lord lift up His face to you and give you peace.
Numbers 6:24-26 "The Lord bless you and keep you, The Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you, The Lord lift up His face to you and give you peace."
JOBS / ASSIGNMENTS & SUCCESS COME FROM GOD
Acts 4:28 to do whatever Your hand and Your purpose predestined to occur.
Acts 5:38b-39 for if this plan or action is of men, it will be overthrown; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God."
Luke 19:17 'Well done, my good servant!' his master replied. 'Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.'
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
Proverbs 16:9 In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.
GOD HAS A PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE
Eph 2:8-10 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-not by works, so that no one can boast, for we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
JOB SEARCH – God sends you with a purpose and will open doors for you
I Thessalonians 3:11 Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus clear the way for us to come to you.
Judges 6:14 The Lord turned to him and said, "Go in the strength you have and save Israel out of Midian's hand. Am I not sending you?"
JOB SEARCH TIMELINE – Time is in God’s hands
2 Peter 3:8 But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.
Psalm 84:10 Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere
Psalm 139:16 All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.
EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWING… WHAT YOU SAY
Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
John 12:49 For I did not speak of my own accord, but the Father who sent me commanded me what to say and how to say it.
John 12:50 I know that his command leads to eternal life. So whatever I say is just what the Father has told me to say.
Proverbs 15:23 A man finds joy in giving an apt reply-- and how good is a timely word!
Matthew 23:12 For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
DEALING WITH PRESSURE OF CARRER TRANSITION
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7)
Luke 3:14 Then some soldiers asked him, "And what should we do?" He replied, "Don't extort money and don't accuse people falsely—be content with your pay."
Hebrews 13:5 Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,"
Psalm 84:11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
Philippians4:11 Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.
CHAPTER 1: THE INCREDIBLE HUMAN POTENTIAL
CHAPTER 2: EMBRACE THE POWER OF LAW OF ATTRACTION
CHAPTER 3: THE JOB SEEKERS’ HEALTH AND WELLNESS
CHAPTER 4: RIGHT TOOLS, RIGHT ATTITUDE AND SKILLS
CHAPTER 5: DO NOT DEPEND ON YOURSELF
CHAPTER 6: PROVIDE VALUE TO OTHERS FIRST
I can do all this through Christ who gives me strength.
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