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8 Bible Verses about Competence
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Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think anything as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God,
My son, do not let them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion, so shall they be life unto thy soul and grace to thy neck. Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble.read more.
When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet. Thou shall not be afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked when it comes. For the LORD shall be thy confidence and shall keep thy foot from being taken. Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Do not say unto thy neighbour, Go and come again and tomorrow I will give when thou hast it by thee. Do not devise evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwells securely by thee. Do not sue a man without cause, if he has done thee no harm. Envy thou not the oppressor and choose none of his ways. For the perverse is an abomination to the LORD; but his secret is with the righteous. The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked, but he shall bless the habitation of the just. Surely he scorns the scorners; but he gives grace unto the humble. The wise shall inherit glory; but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
But it came to pass that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was wroth and took great indignation and mocked the Jews. And he spoke before his brethren and the army of Samaria and said, What are these feeble Jews doing? Is this to be permitted them? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish on time? Will they resurrect the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which were burned? Now Tobiah, the Ammonite, was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox were to go up it, he would break down their stone wall.
And such trust we have through the Christ towards God: Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think anything as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God,
Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the eternal testament, make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for the ages of the ages. Amen.
Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that has nothing to be ashamed of, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it.