[401 words] “For even when we were with you, we commanded you this; If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat” (2 Thessalonians 3:10). “But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever“ (1Timothy 5:8). There are numerous passages in the Bible that show that God expects us to work and provide for ourselves. Even when you study Genesis, Adam had a job and that was tending the garden. I don’t know how much it needed, but Adam was given responsibilities. He…Log in or Register to save this content for later.