So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you?”
The naive believes everything,
But the sensible man considers his steps.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.
“Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.
saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’
We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work.
Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.