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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 them not turn from thine eyes, Keep thou wisdom and thoughtfulness, And they are life to thy soul, and grace to thy neck. Then thou goest thy way confidently, And thy foot doth not stumble.read more.
If thou liest down, thou art not afraid, Yea, thou hast lain down, And sweet hath been thy sleep. Be not afraid of sudden fear, And of the desolation of the wicked when it cometh. For Jehovah is at thy side, And He hath kept thy foot from capture. Withhold not good from its owners, When thy hand is toward God to do it. Say not thou to thy friend, 'Go, and return, and to-morrow I give,' And substance with thee. Devise not against thy neighbour evil, And he sitting confidently with thee. Strive not with a man without cause, If he have not done thee evil. Be not envious of a man of violence, Nor fix thou on any of his ways. For an abomination to Jehovah is the perverted, And with the upright is His secret counsel. The curse of Jehovah is in the house of the wicked. And the habitation of the righteous He blesseth. If the scorners He doth scorn, Yet to the humble He doth give grace. Honour do the wise inherit, And fools are bearing away shame!
And it cometh to pass, when Sanballat hath heard that we are building the wall, that it is displeasing to him, and he is very angry and mocketh at the Jews, and saith before his brethren and the force of Samaria, yea, he saith, 'What are the weak Jews doing? are they left to themselves? do they sacrifice? do they complete in a day? do they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish? -- and they burnt!' And Tobiah the Ammonite is by him and saith, 'Also, that which they are building -- if a fox doth go up, then it hath broken down their stone wall.'
and such trust we have through the Christ toward God, not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think anything, as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God,
And the God of the peace, who did bring up out of the dead the great shepherd of the sheep -- in the blood of an age-during covenant -- our Lord Jesus, make you perfect in every good work to do His will, doing in you that which is well-pleasing before Him, through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory -- to the ages of the ages! Amen.
be diligent to present thyself approved to God -- a workman irreproachable, rightly dividing the word of the truth;
Give instruction to a youth about his way, Even when he is old he turneth not from it.