When Adam and Eve sinned against God in the garden of Eden, one of God’s punishments for them is that it would be difficult to toil the ground for food. Since then, working to provide for one’s family has not been easy. It takes hard work, sweat, and sometimes even pain before you see the fruit of your labor.
The Bible teaches that hard work is good because it prevents people from becoming lazy or slothful. Just like in the principle of sowing and reaping, there is a timeless principle in hard work, in that it will produce some results in the future.
When it comes to serving and working hard for the Lord, the Apostle tells us not to stop doing God’s work because it will never be in vain. What other verses in the Bible talk about hard work?