#50 What is the Work?
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John 6:28 AMP
They then said, What are we to do, that we may [habitually] be working the works of God? [What are we to do to carry out what God requires?]
If this normal toil of self-sustaining and trying to please God is not our work, what on earth IS the work of God?
If this is not the right work, the work we were taught, the work we believe necessary and have always been required to do, then
WHAT is “the work God requires?”
I understand their astonishment and bewilderment. Don’t you? When you are doing the only right labor you know and that still is not the ‘works of God,’ then you have no idea what the real work could be!
We are born so much under the schoolmaster’s law of work that we have no concept of what God truly wants for His children. Jesus brings a radical change to basic life responsibility, and it is an affront to our human nature and an insult to our reason.