Originally posted on Theology of Work. This article is part of a larger series entitled, “Calling & Vocation: Overview“.

If God leads or guides people to their work, could it ever be legitimate to change jobs? Wouldn’t that be rejecting God’s guidance to the work you already have? Martin Luther, the 16th century Protestant theologian, famously argued against changing jobs. This was based largely on his understanding of this passage:

1 Corinthians 7:20 – Let each of you remain in the condition in which you were called.

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