Labor Day Anticipations
- Labor Day can easily cause you to be thankful for the hard work your ancestors did to provide for you today. Use that realization to look forward to Grandparent's Day the following Sunday.
- You can look forward to The Day of Atonement because no amount of work on your part can ever save you.
- Labor Day can help you anticipate all of the Family Days (Father's, Mother's, etc) as you thank them all for the work they do in the family.
- Halloween is a reminder of the fact that because of sin work is no longer perfect.
- You can easily anticipate Veteran's Day as you consider the sacrifice of one's life as the ultimate human endeavor.
- You can also anticipate Thanksgiving since work is something for which we should be eternally thankful.
- Advent and Christmas are easy to anticipate as you consider that it was the beginning of Christ's earthly redemptive work.
- Love is hard work worth doing. Therefore, Valentine's Day is an easy anticipation.
- As you anticipate Lent, consider the hard work of contrition, humility, confession, and repentance.
- The work of prayer is a sweet favor to God. Allow Labor Day to help you look forward to the Day of Prayer.
- The Passion Week, Easter, and Ascension are other stunning reminders of the glorious redemptive work of the Savior!
- Labor Day is an easy time to discuss the Creation Mandate and cause you to look forward to Stewardship Day.
- You can look forward to Pentecost as you consider the empowerment the Holy Spirit provides for the work of the church.
- Allow Labor Day to remind you that we are not free to pursue our own work, but only the work of God. Anticipating Independence Day is a great way to do that.
- Consider the joy of Scripture Day as you hold God's Word in your hands and thank Him for teaching us about truly satisfying eternally valuable work.
- And don't miss the opportunity to anticipate The Consummation as you meditate on the fact that one of the glories of eternity will be the ability to perfectly worship God with His work.