What do you remember when you hear the word “boss”?
For Role Playing Game addicts like myself, one may associate the term boss with the the tougher-than-normal creatures we’d like to defeat to get to the next round:
Mario, Princess Toadstool, and Mallow – fighting the toughest Mario RPG boss, Culex.
For the working class, “boss” means either someone you respect, hate to the core, obey blindly, or would also like to defeat:
It was seven years ago when I started working “for a living”. It was also my first time to experience what it was like to have a “boss”. Or so I thought. It was actually around nineteen years ago that I pledged my life to my Eternal Boss, whose inaccurate depiction appears above.
“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:31
The Bible tells us that we as believers have an all-encompassing Boss whose authority transcends the authority of all our earthly “masters”.
For that matter, our Boss’ thoughts and and desires should be chosen whenever a conflict of interest arises.
For that matter also, we should work (read: practice our earthly profession) in such a way as to please our (heavenly) Boss. Whether it entails unwavering integrity, excellence worthy of commendation, doing what is right at whatever temporal expense, or simply going beyond the limits of human self-control in our day-to-day tasks.
How about you, how are you gonna show the world that Christ is your boss?