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The Good News of Jesus Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/good-news-jesus Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Kingdom of God , Gospel , Repentance Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts looks at Jesus’ message about the coming of the kingdom of heaven in Matthew 4:17 and explains that the kingdom was about God reigning on earth. What Truth Are We Supposed to Speak? Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/what-truth-are-we-supposed-speak Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Truth , Gospel Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on Ephesians 4:25, which is about putting off falsehoods and speaking the truth about Jesus Christ and the gospel into the lives of others. Don’t Be Foolish! Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/dont-be-foolish Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Wisdom , Folly , God's Will Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on the empowering exhortation of Ephesians 5:17: "Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is." How Might We Use Our Bodies in Worship? Part 1 Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/how-might-we-use-our-bodies-worship-part-1 Article by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Worship Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts uses Psalm 134:2 and Mark 12:30 to reflect on the using one’s body in worshiping God and the different ways that may look like. Fishers of People? Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/fishers-men-0 Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Judgment , Gospel , The gospel Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts contrasts the image of fishermen in Jeremiah 16:16, where the purpose was delivering judgment, to Mark 1:17, where the purpose was spreading the good news. Jesus Takes Up His Cross Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/jesus-takes-his-cross Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Jesus , Cross , Crucifixion Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts meditates on Mark 15:20 and Jesus' autonomy that led him to the cross; Jesus was no passive victim, but chose suffering. How will we take up our crosses and follow him? Just When You Thought You Had the Mystery Figured Out, There's a Surprising New Twist Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/just-when-you-thought-you-had-mystery-figured-out-theres-surprising-new Article by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Ephesians , Grace , Church Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reveals a twist in Ephesians 3:10 - that God had planned for the church to reveal the mystery of God's plan to the cosmos. The Ministry of John the Baptist Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/advent-reflection-ministry-john-baptist Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Advent , John the Baptist , Repentance , God's Sovereignty Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on John the Baptist's call in Matthew 3:2, and reminds us what true repentance looks like and why it is so important. Amazing Unbelief Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/amazing-unbelief Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Unbelief , God , Trust Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts thinks about Mark 6:1-6 and reflects on the truth that God chooses to act in a way that respects our trust in him, and challenges us to reflect on our own unbelief. Is It Always Wrong to Hate? Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/it-always-wrong-hate Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Evil , Hatred Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on the challenges presented by Psalm 97:10, which commands the hatred of evil. However, we must restrain our natural instinct to move from hating evil to hating the people who do it. The Mercies of God Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/mercies-god-0 Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Obedience , Mercy , Faith , Daily Living Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts, in his reflection on Romans 12:1, emphasizes that the Christian life is not about passive obedience but actively responding in faith to the mercy of God. Balancing "God's Work" with Family Commitments Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/balancing-gods-work-family-commitments Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Work , Ministry , Family , Single Life Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts uses 1 Corinthians 7:32-34 to discuss balancing one’s time between work responsibilities and family responsibilities and notes that both qualify as doing God’s work. Watch Out for Empty Words, Part 1 Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/watch-out-empty-words-part-1 Article by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Words , Truth , Morality , Christ Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on Ephesians 5:6 and calls readers to beware the “empty words” that would have us reject a Christ-shaped perspective on life. A Disturbing Dictate Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/disturbing-dictate Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on Ephesians 5:21 and invites his readers to consider what it means to submit to one another. How does the idea of submission make us feel? The View from Inspiration Point Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/view-inspiration-point Article by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Paul , Ephesians , Salvation , Work of Jesus Christ Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts examines the vast image of God’s saving work through Jesus that Paul writes about in Ephesians 1:3-14 which appears as a single sentence in the original text. Wake Up, O Lord! Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/wake-o-lord Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Honesty , Lament , Suffering , Trust Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on Psalm 44:23-24, the psalmist's honest lament, and his own Psalm 44 experience, and what it has to teach us about trust, intimacy, and grace. Growing Up in Christ Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/grow-its-not-just-about-you-part-1 Article by Mark D. Roberts Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts talks about Ephesians 4:11-16 and growing your Christian faith. It's not just about you but also about growing in maturity with the church, hand-in-hand and together. Imitating Our Heavenly Father Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/imitating-our-heavenly-father Article by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Love , Spiritual Growth , God's Love , Goodness Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on Ephesians 5:1-2, writing that as we receive God’s love, we are more motivated and empowered to imitate our Heavenly Father. Can You Give Joy to God? Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/can-you-give-joy-god Article by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Joy , Relationship , God , Words Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on Ephesians 4:30 and considers how our words, deeds, thoughts, and choices can give joy and delight to God. For the Sake of My Name? Article by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/sake-my-name Article by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Glory , Pride , Blessing , Worship Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts uses Ezekiel 20:44 to struggle with the idea of God acting for his “name’s sake” and concludes that one receives blessings when they glorify God instead of themselves.