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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, let not them depart from your eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion: So shall they be life unto your soul, and grace to your neck. Then shall you walk in your way safely, and your foot shall not stumble.read more.
When you lie down, you shall not be afraid: yea, you shall lie down, and your sleep shall be sweet. Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the ruin from the wicked, when it comes. For the LORD shall be your confidence, and shall keep your foot from being snared. Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it. Say not unto your neighbor, Go, and come again, and tomorrow I will give; when you have it with you. Devise not evil against your neighbor, seeing he dwells securely by you. Strive not with a man without cause, if he has done you no harm. Envy you not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways. For the perverse is 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 blesses the habitation of the just. Surely he scorns the scornful: but he gives grace unto the lowly. The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the recompense of fools.
But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was angry, and felt great indignation, and mocked the Jews. And he spoke before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they finish in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned? Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox goes up, he shall even break down their stone wall.
And such trust have we through Christ toward 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 everlasting covenant, Make you complete in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.
Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.