Diligence, Examples Of
Most Relevant Verses
Everybody in Judah was very glad to make their oath, because they had made their vow with all their heart and had sought him with all of their might, and they found him! The LORD also gave them rest in their surrounding lands.
Those who are now far away will come and do reconstruction work in the Temple of the LORD. Then you will know that the LORD of the Heavenly Armies has sent me to you. This will come about if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God."'"
But the ones on the good soil are the people who hear the word but also hold on to it with good and honest hearts, producing a crop through endurance."
These people were more receptive than those in Thessalonica. They were very willing to receive the message, and every day they carefully examined the Scriptures to see if those things were so.
We wear ourselves out from working with our own hands. When insulted, we bless. When persecuted, we endure.
Brothers, you remember our labor and toil. We worked night and day so that we would not become a burden to any of you while we proclaimed the gospel of God to you.
I have fought the good fight. I have completed the race. I have kept the faith.
If it is encouraging, devote yourself to encouraging others. If it is sharing, share generously. If it is leading, lead enthusiastically. If it is helping, help cheerfully.
Brothers, we ask you to show your appreciation for those who work among you, set an example for you in the Lord, and instruct you.