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Work is not a curse by Paul Tripp

Many people have a distorted view of work.They think that work is a pain; or even more destructive, they think that work is a curse. The thinking goes this way; when Adam and Eve fell, part of their punishment was work. But that is a misunderstanding of the biblical story.  Adam and Eve were not punished with work; their punishment was that their work  would now be hard and toilsome.The fallen state of the world would make their work harder in a way it had never been before.    Adam and Eve were designed for work, and they were commissioned by God to work before sin and death entered the world. As creatures made in God’s image, Adam and Eve […]