The Night When No Man Can Work

Another enlightening article from my brother in Christ, Steven Menking!

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I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
John 9:4

These are the words of Jesus Christ. Here Jesus first declares His imperative to perform the will of God the Father. The second statement, a future tense proclamation with prophetic undertones, is more challenging to understand. Interpretations of this night when no man can work are numerous and varied. I believe that this verse is multifaceted. The night could refer to the death of Jesus specifically, death in general, the new heavens and new earth where our work will cease, a time during the Great Tribulation where because of either Satan’s wrath or God’s wrath our work will not be possible, or even several among these and others not listed here. I don’t claim to offer a definitive interpretation of this verse, but I’d like to…

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  1. Jeannie says:

    Hi Tim,
    Thank you for sharing your story of blessings, connections, and obedience! Having made mistakes we have experienced first had the power of repentance, healing and forgiveness. We are so glad you took a leap of faith and it was a privilege to sponsor you at Hear the Watchmen Dallas!
    Keep up the great work! Even if we fall down we have to get back up, be obedient and serve the Lord. Many are called but few are chosen, and Jesus loves the meek and humble.
    With love and encouragement,
    Hear the Watchmen

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