Human involvement in the affairs of life is driven by so many factors. And life itself is a sphere of activitythat no individual will be so happy, complete and fulfilled if he or she is denied of the potentials thattend towards productivity and hard work.The principle of creation portends that God the creator, made man in His own image. The image of goodness, or pureness, or right living and of hard work. The record also show that Himself God, got busywithin a period of 6 days and was able to create all that the human eyes could see and those he cantsee.One of the natural endowment on man in Eden is, have dominion, keep and dress the garden, be fruitfuland multiply. So, man was given the spirit of labor, a character spirit that feels weak and dead if notactively invested in meaningful exercise. No right thinking individual will be so happy if denied freedomto work, to labor, to utilize the mental capacity and power from the creator to make things happen.So, we have it as a natural ability to work towards achievement of goals, realization of goals, because weare goal oriented human beings.From the foregoing, we discover that the energy God has given to man is not diminished by whatsoeverenvironment he finds himself. Its innate, its not taught, is a gift of nature on him. Little wonder, kidswhose body composition is not so strong also try to hold, pick and even want to work.When this man with this kind of nature embraced Christian faith, he also invested that same energy intothe daily requirements of that faith. Relationship with God demanded, a walk, work, and also a mindparticipation. God has always chosen men whose abilities and capabilities as so profound in them toachieve His set goals. A backward look to these characters; Abraham, Isaac, Moses, Noah, David, Saul,sameul , Elijah, Jeremiah, and Christ. Show that they were men of ability.The apostles of Christ were equally selected based on that same criterion. Paul, a lawyer and tentmaker, Peter and John, fishers, Mathew , a tax collector, Luke, A physician, and on to us today. Thesewere men who utilizedtheir potentials, their mental strengths, their skills, and trades in the service of the Master. Theyembraced the faith with all that they had.When Jesus had selected his men, he taught them, charged them, and also energized them for the workwhich they had to do. In His words, If I go away, I will send you the comforter, the Holy Spirit, thepower from on high. This was to stimulate their faith, their character, their zeal, and make them readyand fit for the task ahead of them.
In Acts 1:4-5,8; they got the promise, and in Acts 2;1-4; the received the spiritual energy thatJesus promised them. Significant things happened as a result of this new energy. They preachedthe word of God with boldness, prayed together from House to House, eat meals together, hadfasting and greatly grew the kingdom of God. In Acts 11; there character, determination andattitude, amazed the community where they were, and they pronounced the new name God promised.