The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Staff
Question: My employer has told me he will have to fire me if I do not begin working on the Sabbath. Jobs are very hard to find in this locality. Should I keep the Sabbath regardless, and trust God for another job? Answer: The immediate question that always comes into mind when faced with the decision to obey God and keep holy the day He made holy is: "How am I going to support my family?" The answer is that we must not look to the physical circumstances involved, but trust God in BELIEVING FAITH. Have you ever read II Cor. 4:18, 5:7 and Jas. 2:18? Some of God's people who thought they would lose their jobs have been surprised to learn that their employers changed their minds about firing them. Others, who have lost their jobs for refusing to break God's Sabbath Day have soon had equal or better jobs! We are told in Matthew 6:31-33, "...take no thought [anxious thought or worry], saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
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