Diligence, Rewards Of
Most Relevant Verses
Idle hands make one poor,
but diligent hands bring riches.
The diligent hand will rule,
but laziness will lead to forced labor.
Therefore, brothers, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble.
The slacker craves, yet has nothing,
but the diligent is fully satisfied.
There is profit in all hard work,
but endless talk leads only to poverty.
to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you, so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.
The thief must no longer steal. Instead, he must do honest work with his own hands, so that he has something to share with anyone in need.
But seek first the kingdom of Godand His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.
For the person who has entered His rest has rested from his own works, just as God did from His. Let us then make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall into the same pattern of disobedience.
Remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they offer, for the worker is worthy of his wages. Don’t be moving from house to house.
For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.
- Rewards (35 instances)