Biblical Basis of TOYL
Isa 43:7 Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him. 21 This people have I formed for myself; they shall show forth my praise.
Jn 4:34 "My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. 17:4 I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.
Acts 20:24 However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.
1Cor 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
2CO 5:9 So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it. 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive what is due him for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.
Eph 2:10 For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Ps 90:3 You turn men back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, O sons of men." 4 For a thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by, or like a watch in the night. 5 You sweep men away in the sleep of death; they are like the new grass of the morning--9 All our days pass away under your wrath; we finish our years with a moan.
Ps 90:10 The length of our days is seventy years--or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but TOYL and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away. 11 Who knows the power of your anger? For your wrath is as great as the fear that is due you.
Ps 90:12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. 17 May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us--yes, establish the work of our hands.
Eph 5:15 Be very careful, then, how you live--not as unwise but as wise,
16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.